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Stories from the Field

20
Apr

Growing Wellness at Majagaleehl Gali Aks Elementary School

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
18
Apr

Raising the Bar!

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
18
Apr

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
17
Apr

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
13
Apr

Victoria’s First School Farm Opens to Inspire Next Generation of Farmers

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
10
Apr

Sow Much Salads: Getting our Green on at Rockheights!

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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05
Apr

Stevie Golob, Canada’s very own Jamie O, is retiring!

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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04
Apr

Harvesting Success with Fellowes Fresh Food Project

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.
28
Mar

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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