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What School Lunches Have to Do With Fixing Wealth Inequality
22
Nov

What School Lunches Have to Do With Fixing Wealth Inequality

Photo: Photo by Steve Debenport/Getty Images  Dismantling a capitalist food system could begin with schools, which nationwide spend about $3 billion on food contracts. Once a year, Russell Farms in Brackney, Pennsylvania, hosts a harvest celebration, where students from nearby Tioga Central School District in New York state get to visit, talk to farmers and pick...
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Kamloops university students map downtown's food production (and more)
19
Nov

Kamloops University Students Map Downtown’s Food Production

Photo: The Riverside Community Garden is one of the subjects of the deep map project. (via Marguerite Dodds) The city’s food scene is getting mapped A new project from a Thompson Rivers University (TRU) group is taking a deep look at the food situation in downtown Kamloops — and mapping it. Typically, people think of farms, ranches,...
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Good Food Challenge
02
Nov

Press Release: Good Food Challenge

Good Food Challenge launches calling on Canadian campuses to serve healthy, sustainable and ethical food TORONTO – Meal Exchange, a national charity working to increase food security and sustainability on postsecondary campuses across Canada, announced today the launch of the Good Food Challenge, a program which advocates for institutions to increase the amount of healthy,...
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U of O students bring fresh food idea home
25
Oct

U of Ottawa Students Bring Fresh Food Idea Home

Photo: Inside The Growcer’s container at University of Ottawa. (CBC News) The Growcer created as solution to high food prices in Canada’s North Some University of Ottawa students have come up with a fresh idea for sustainable food production, both up North and right here on campus. From the outside, it’s a large green and white shipping container designed...
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Farm to School Month 2018
11
Oct

2018 Farm to School Month Canada Photo Gallery

“Inspiring Farm to School Everywhere” A big thank you goes out to all the schools across Canada who participated in Farm to School Month Canada, 2018! 2018 Farm to School Month CANADA photo gallery…
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Farm to School Month 2018
01
Oct

Farm to Cafeteria Canada News, October 2018, Issue 9

In this Issue: Local Food on the Public Plate: Pan Canadian News Farm to School Month is Here! @DiogInCanada NEWS! On the 2019 National Farm to School Conference Local Food on the Public Plate: Regional News (ON) Salad Bar Grant Recipients Share F2S’s Impact in Ontario (PEI) Announcing the F2CC RL for Prince Edward Island! (MX)  Farm to...
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Meal Exchange story
01
Oct

Farm to Campus Initiative at University of Victoria Looks to Bring ‘Good Food’ to Campus

Jess Schellenberg is a student at the University of Victoria, where she is completing a double major in Environmental Studies and Political Science, with a minor in Education. Even with a full course load on her plate, she still finds the time to lead the Meal Exchange chapter on campus, which for the past year...
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Victoria Conference Centre
01
Oct

NEWS! On the 2019 National Farm to School Conference

In the spring we shared that Farm to Cafeteria Canada will be hosting a National Farm to School Conference in beautiful Victoria, BC in May 2019. We’re pleased to be working with our BC provincial partners, the Public Health Association of BC, who is leading our local conference planning team. This conference will build on...
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In planting campus gardens, university students root themselves in the larger world
10
Sep

Planting Campus Gardens

Photo: Karim Wadood, a senior, pulls weeds with Abby Wallace, a sophomore, at The George Washington University’s GroW Garden. (Photo by Calla Kessler/The Washington Post) University students root themselves in the larger world On Wednesday afternoon, when the city felt trapped inside a soup cauldron, Yvana Petros, 21, crouched alongside H Street NW and dug her...
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