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Five Reasons Why You Should Celebrate Farm to School Month
26
Oct

Five Reasons Why You Should Celebrate Farm to School Month

Image: The purpose of Farm to School Month is to promote the importance of farm to school activities in helping to improve child nutrition, support local economies and connect children and communities with the source of their food.  October is a busy month for both our nation’s farms and our nation’s schools. Farmers are harvesting...
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CONNECTING THE SEAMS OF PATIENT CARE THROUGH FOOD.
17
Oct

Connecting the Seams of Patient Care With Food

  When someone gets sick and goes to the hospital, they do not ­­see the healthcare system as parts but take a continuous personal journey through it. It doesn’t matter which hospital they enter or what treatment or services; patients tend to take in one overall experience towards recovery. However, when there are gaps, they...
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LOCAL FOOD AND ONTARIO’S LONGTERM CARE SECTOR
12
Oct

My Sustainable Canada’s Local Food and Ontario’s Long Term Care Sector Report

This report documents the current state of local food usage in Ontario’s long-term care sector. Most of the 600+ homes in Ontario do not track local food usage and many report barriers to adding these items to their menus. With an estimated annual raw food spend in excess of $210 million, Ontario’s long-term care sector...
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Economic Impacts of Farm to School: Case Studies and Assessment Tools
12
Oct

Economic Impacts of Farm to School: Case Studies and Assessment Tools

National Farm to School Network & Colorado State University | September 29, 2017 Farm to school offers cross-sectoral benefits for children, farmers and communities, however, limited data is available to truly understand the economic impacts of farm to school procurement. Using a survey and case study approach, this report (a collaborative project of the National Farm to...
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23
Aug

Farm to School: Canada Digs In! Video

With Farm to Cafeteria Canada’s leadership, 2015 marked three firsts for Farm to School and for innovative school food practice: the first national conference focused on School Food, the first national video celebrating Farm to School, and the first national book published to capture the stories of its many players. Our first national video captures the voices...
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Farm to Cafeteria Canada Factsheet
15
Aug

Farm to Cafeteria Canada Fact Sheets

They’re here! Our five national fact sheets are complete and ready for your viewing. Take some time to learn about our wonderful program and how you can start your very own project. Just don’t forget to send us pictures!   What is Farm to Cafeteria Canada? Quelle est de la ferme à la cafétéria Canada?...
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Farm to School: Canada Digs In
09
Nov

Farm to Cafeteria Canada – Proud to lead the national Farm to School movement

There are milestones in movements. Milestones may represent a critical number of people engaged, a breadth of interest across sectors, or key enabling decisions. The Farm to School movement has grown rapidly from a few isolated initiatives in different parts of the country a decade ago to a collection of provincial networks, linking together hubs...
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