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School Grown
Take a deeper look at the food justice movement through FoodShare’s School Grown program — a schoolyard farming project that employs students in running urban market gardens, while transforming the way young people think about food.   Published on Jan 19, 2015 Irina Grozavescu   [youtube height=”400″ width=”700″]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GxT-s2loDEM[/youtube]
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The School Grown Rooftop
Support the School Grown program by contributing to our IndieGoGo crowd funding campaign in May 2014. Details: www.foodshare.net Published on Oct 16, 2013 FoodShare Toronto [youtube height=”400″ width=”700″]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_CYgrEXASqQ[/youtube]
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Project Spotlight Series: Fresh Roots Urban Farm
Fresh Roots Urban Farm Society is an enterprising non-profit. They grow organic produce in market gardens in Vancouver, a few of which are half-acre sites located at local schools. They are expanding their model of working with institutions to transform those organizations’ underutilized grounds into community-engaged spaces for growing food and educating the public. Published...
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Food for Thought
Food For Thought is a great example of how many of the food-related programs commonly found in Vancouver’s schools- from gardening, to cooking, to healthy eating- can be combined to give students a garden-to-plate look at an essential topic. Published on Jan 9, 2013 Vancouver School Board [youtube height=”400″ width=”700″]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O3xL050qeIY[/youtube]
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Durham School Board Creates Unique Strategy for Buying Local Food
Photo: The Durham District School Board is now buying six items for its high school cafeterias from Ontario farms, part of the board’s Cafeteria Connects Project. Latha Raguram prepared some fresh salads for lunch in the cafeteria at Sinclair Secondary School. February 18, 2015. Ron Pietroniro / Metroland DURHAM — When local students grab a container of veggies...
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Sutherland Schoolyard Market Garden
We all love great food! Imagine going to a high school with an organic vegetable farm instead of a sprawling front lawn, and having the opportunity to learn science or languages among the vegetable beds. Imagine a place where neighbours meet to buy fresh produce, learn new skills, and participate in making their community a...
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Dig In: 30 Minute Webinar Series
The Dig In Webinars have been put on hold for the summer months.  Please stay in touch as they will be resuming in November. Save the dates – “Dig In” mini webinars will be offered on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 3 pm EST.   Previous Webinars: April 16th, 2013: “Institutional Procurement in a Free...
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