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'Farm to School' successful in New Brunswick

‘Farm to School’ Successful in New Brunswick

New Brunswick has 68 recognized ‘Farm to Schools’ Photo: Matthew Childs, left, and Liam Lundrigan working in the garden beside Harbour View High School. (Joseph Tunney/CBC) When it comes to growing fruits and vegetables, New Brunswick schools are top banana. Harbour View High School in Saint John was designated a “Farm to School” earlier this month,...
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Local Food and Beverage Strategy unveiled

Local Food and Beverage Strategy Unveiled

BOUCTOUCHE (GNB) – The provincial government officially unveiled its Local Food and Beverage Strategy at Ferme Michaud in Bouctouche today. The strategy provides local producers with new market opportunities. The strategy was identified last month as a key opportunity for growth in the New Brunswick Economic Growth Plan. “Increasing local food and beverage consumption can...
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Local Food Student Initiatives are Taking Ground in New-Brunswick

This October, to mark Farm to School Month theme: Think&EatLocal@School we are putting the spotlight on amazing local food initiatives happening across New-Brunswick! Gardening programs, school gardens, salad bars, cooking lessons and local food feasts are hitting the ground running and showing students how to enjoy and grow a variety of local products. In Memramcook,...
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Cafeteria Video

‘Cafeteria’ Video – by Francine Hébert

‘Cafeteria’ is devoted to improving our children’s school menus. Your work is so important, so basic. ‘Cafeteria’ has won 3 awards: Best acadian short film at the Festival international du cinema francophone en Acadie 2015 in Moncton, NB Best franco-canadian film at the Rendez-vous du Cinema québécois 2015 in Montreal, QC Prix du public Radio-Canada...
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F2S salad bars take root in New Brunswick

F2S Salad Bars Take Root in New Brunswick

Salad bars in schools. An oxymoron?  Not in the US where the 4000th school salad bar was granted earlier this year.  As part of Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move campaign, over $10 million in salad bar equipment and training has been provided to US schools. Farm to Cafeteria Canada (F2CC) is championing the same model in...
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Farm to School New Brunswick Spring Gathering

Agenda: English: Connecting, Feasting, Celebrating, Dancing, Sharing, Reflecting, Creating, Mentoring, Planning, Problem solving, … French: rencontres, fête, célébration, danse, partage, réflexion, création, mentorat, planification, résolution de problème, … Farm to Cafeteria Minutes: May 21, 2015 English: Meeting Minutes English: Kelsey’s Notes Speaker Biographies: English: Speaker Biographies Participants List: English: Participants List French: Participants List Farm to School Evaluation Plan: English: Farm...
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A Growing Good: Community Food Action Forum

This new report from New Brunswick’s Ministry of Healthy Inclusive Communities highlights a dozen initiatives in schools, campuses, hospitals and First Nations working hard to that are getting more fresh healthy local foods into the minds and mouths of students and patients. Read the full report here.
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NOURISHING FOOD, NOURISHING KNOWLEDGE Report on the Forum on Food Security and Nutrition among First Nations Communities in New Brunswick

NOURISHING FOOD, NOURISHING KNOWLEDGE Report on the Forum on Food Security and Nutrition among First Nations Communities in New Brunswick

First Nations, Métis and Inuit (FNMI) are among Canada’s most vulnerable populations and face a unique set of challenges related to nutritious food access, availability and use compared to the majority of Canadians. As a consequence, FNMI are at a much higher risk of household food insecurity. For the past 19 years, Canadian Feed The...
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New Brunswick doctors, dietitians release school menu analysis

New Brunswick Doctors, Dietitians Release School Menu Analysis

After compiling and analyzing the contents of over one hundred school menus from around the province as part of their second Make Menus Matter project, New Brunswick’s doctors and dietitians are releasing their findings to the public. Read More… Click here for the full report. 01/25/2015 New Brunswick Medical Society
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