enfr

Full F2CC Blog

New Grant Application Deadline Announced Amid COVID-19
16
Mar

Deadline extended – Farm to School Canada Grants

March 27, 2020 Dear Farm to School Grant Applicants, During this challenging time, we hope you are well. On March 16th we issued a notification that the deadline for Farm to School (F2S) Canada Grants applications would be postponed, but did not set a new one. After much discussion and reflection, we have decided to...
Read More
06
Mar

Developing a Farm to School Strategy to Grow Robust Farm to School Program

Photo: Maurita Prato, Executive Director of Lush Valley and co-facilitator for the first Farm to School Learning Circle guides participants through activities to stimulate conversation on goals and a vision. COMOX, VALLEY B.C. – Enhance and transform the current systems that influences how students eat and learn about food was the focus of the first Comox...
Read More
Farm to School, Farm to School Canada
27
Feb

Forest Park’s Salad Bar Story

Forest Park Elementary School, St. Thomas, ON Total Student Enrollment: 400+ 2018-2019 (Grant Year 1) In 2018, Forest Park Elementary School partnered with Farm to Cafeteria Canada to provide a healthy and free salad bar weekly to all students. In an increasingly diverse socio-economic society, many students come to school without a healthy lunch. At...
Read More
24
Feb

Farm to Cafeteria Canada National Director Joanne Bays Set to Begin New Chapter

After helping to establish and lead Farm to Cafeteria Canada (F2CC), our National Director, Joanne Bays is moving away from her position to pursue other personal and professional opportunities. This decision comes nine years after Joanne sparked the F2CC movement and inspired thousands to follow.   In 2009, Joanne and 25 change makers from across Canada...
Read More
Farm to School Evaluation Framework
21
Feb

Evaluation Framework to Help Determine F2CC Impact

Farm to school initiatives are being adopted with great enthusiasm across Canada and there is huge potential for these efforts to expand and thrive. But what results are farm to school activities achieving in communities? F2CC is developing an evaluation framework that will help determine the impact of the farm to school approach. Specifically, the...
Read More
Liberals set table for school-food program, warned to avoid top-down approach
12
Feb

Liberals Set Table for School-food Program, Warned to Avoid Top-down Approach

Photo: Students at Madison Crossing Elementary School in Canton, Miss., eat lunch in the school’s cafeteria on Friday, Aug. 9, 2019. The federal Liberals are being told to avoid creating a one-size-fits-all national school-food program.Rogelio V. Solis / THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Joanne Bays, Farm to Cafeteria’s National Director, hit the ground running in with her first interview...
Read More
Farm to Campus, Farm to School Farm to School Canada
12
Feb

What is it like to eat at Canada’s Largest University?

By Reilley Plue The University of Toronto (UofT) is Canada’s largest university, with over 90,000 students across three campuses (Mississauga, St. George, and Scarborough). This means a lot of mouths to feed! The largest of the three campuses, St. George, caters to over 61,000 full-time students and is located downtown where there is no shortage...
Read More
Farm to Campus, Farm to School Farm to School Canada
12
Feb

UBC: A leader in sustainable and just food systems

By Neal Cameron The University of British Columbia has been a leader in moving food service procurement towards supporting more sustainable and just food systems. As the first Fair Trade Certified Campus in Canada and the first Canadian university to purchase exclusively OceanWise seafood, UBC has shown a commitment to engaging in food system change....
Read More
Farm to Campus, Farm to School Farm to School Canada
12
Feb

The Journey: Taking St. Jerome’s University’s Food System to the Next Level

By Jae Doncillo You hear it all the time: Vision Matters.  Vision dictates an organization’s trajectory. It informs the decisions that are made on the ground. It is the basis of why products exist the way that they do and why services are executed the way that they are. Vision is what creates experiences.  But...
Read More
1 2 3 4 5 61