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NIC FEED Comox Valley
Local Food, Social Procurement and Grow-to-Order Contracts with Publicly Funded Institutions By Sandra Hamilton Project Lead, FEED Comox Valley at North Island College A vision to increase supply of local food in public institutions is behind the Food, Environment and Economic Development (FEED) Comox Valley project, one of eight national initiatives funded by The J.W....
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Transforming the Systems That Feed Our Kids
The drive to get the local harvest in the minds and mouths of students is gearing up during Farm to School Month in  Haida Gwaii, an archipelago off the Northwest Coast of BC. “Haida Gwaii is surrounded by good food and rich traditions of eating from the land and the sea  and the fall is when...
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GROW YOUR OWN SOUP:  CBC Features Calgary's Edible Schoolyard 
CBC Features Calgary’s Edible Schoolyard They grow their soup and eat it too. A CBC crew arrived at Altadore School in Calgary during Farm to School Month  to film the city’s  first large-scale, Edible Schoolyard.  The organic, ecological garden is located on a quarter-acre of public school land and includes raised-bed seed-to-table food gardening for 16...
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Cafeteria Video
‘Cafeteria’ is devoted to improving our children’s school menus. Your work is so important, so basic. ‘Cafeteria’ has won 3 awards: Best acadian short film at the Festival international du cinema francophone en Acadie 2015 in Moncton, NB Best franco-canadian film at the Rendez-vous du Cinema québécois 2015 in Montreal, QC Prix du public Radio-Canada...
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F2CC to co-host Canada’s First National School Food Conference Montreal, November 12 to 14, 2015 Registration is Now Open
Changing the Menu, the first-ever national school food conference in Canada took place on Nov 12-14, 2015 in Montreal. The conference was hosted by the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Farm to Cafeteria Canada and Équiterre. It was also brought to you by the partners of the Nourishing School Communities initiative. For more information on the...
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Vancouver Coastal Health Authority dietitians and public health nurses are helping students get interested in growing and enjoying healthy food. They are members of the Farm to School Vancouver Area Regional Hub (F2SVA) that oversee Farm to School activities in the Vancouver area. A Vancity credit union grant provided the funds to hire a local...
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It's All About That AG
In the US, there are 80,000 American Indian farm/ranch operators with an average age of 58. These producers are selling 3.4 billion dollars worth of raw agriculture product per year and own in excess of 96 million acres, second only to the US Government. Often overlooked is the tremendous potential of this land to create...
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Some parents may struggle to get kids to eat their greens, but at St. Bonaventure’s College in St. John’s students are excited about a new salad bar featuring local seasonal vegetables. Students lobbied for a wider variety of healthy options in the school’s cafeteria and applied for the Farm to Cafeteria Canada program — which they got....
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Global Toronto features the aquaponics project at Bendale BTI in partnership with FoodShare Toronto. Published on Oct 23, 2012 FoodShare Toronto [youtube height=”400″ width=”700″]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MuzZkSkbVWU[/youtube]
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FoodShare’s high school and local elementary garden program. Published on Jun 14, 2013 FoodShare Toronto [youtube height=”400″ width=”700″]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q1fTzXPEFvY&t=33[/youtube]
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