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Stories from the field

Posts whose content is generated by F2CC members/programs.

Majagaleehl Gali Aks Elementary, Hazelton, BC Majagaleehl Gali Aks Elementary School is located in the village of Gitanmaax, in the Upper Skeena region of Northwestern BC, located on Gitxsan Territory. The beautiful Stekyoden mountain overlooks the school, with the Bulkley and Skeena rivers flowing by below it. Majagaleehl Gali Aks has been participating in a...
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Whole Kids Foundation 2018 Report
A look at the early impact of the Farm to School Canada Grant Program Throughout Canada and the United States, a momentum of activity is taking place to get fresh healthy foods from nearby farms, lands, and waters into the minds and onto the plates of students. Sparked by motivation to improve student nutrition, food...
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Mile 108 Elementary School
Mile 108 Elementary School, 108 Mile Ranch, BC Mile 108 Elementary School has been running a Hot Lunch program for several years. Led by our enthusiastic coordinator, Roxanne Sutton, we applied for and received the Farm to Cafeteria Salad Bar Grant.  It has long been our dream to bring more to our lunch program, including introducing...
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Ontario F2S Salad Bar Promotion Contest
Classroom Graphic Design Studio Package Farm to Cafeteria Canada is looking to help schools promote their Farm to School salad bars to students. This contest is being run as a trial and is open to Ontario elementary and secondary school students from Kindergarten to Grade 12. We want to see advertising posters and social media...
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Victoria High Farm
Their school may be in the middle of the city, but Vic High students are about to get a lesson in farming. “It just makes me happy to be outside and doing something positive, and seeing the results of plants growing,” explained student Kenni Apt. Victoria’s first school farm will see students cultivate their own...
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Rockheights Middle School
Rockheights Middle School, Victoria, BC Rockheights Middle School, located in the Township of Esquimalt is a school with 215 students, 56% of whom are considered at risk in the vulnerability index. For our specific garden project, a class of 25 grade six students and five grade 8 students are directly involved. Our grade 8 students are...
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I would like to take a moment and let you all know of a significant development within our culinary team here at UBC. Late last week Chef Steve Golob informed us of his retirement. While we are sad to see Steve leave UBC and move on to the next chapter of his life we are...
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Photo:On March 27 at the RCDSB meeting, students and faculty from Fellowes High School discussed the success of their Fellowes Fresh Food Project. Pictured here (from left) are Mckenna Boland, Fresh Food Project co-organizer Heather Witt, Tracy Estabrooks, co-organizer Sandi Theilheimer, Lydia Neigel, Christina Gravelle-St.Pierre, Hailey Hartwig, and school board trustee Leo Boland. Fellowes High...
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16 opportunities for food in health care.
This infographic by Nourish: Future of Food in Health Care shares the various opportunities available to health care institutions in Canada to leverage food as a way to improve patient, organization and community outcomes. Download the full infographic as a PDF or explore it online below.  This infographic was developed with the support of Canadian Association of Physicians for the...
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Community forums seek to connect people with food
AUNDECK OMNI KANING––Supporters of Manitoulin’s local food movement, both existing and newbies, gathered at the Four Directions Complex in Aundeck Omni Kaning on March 7 for the second of four Cultivating Food Sovereignty community forums. The forums are intended to provide a space for knowledge-sharing and collaboration. “These community forums are a part of the...
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