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Students applauded for push to fix 'broken' food system in schools
26
Oct

Students Applauded for Push to Fix ‘Broken’ Food System in Schools

Photo: The ‘DIY cafeteria service’ currently running at Harbour View High in Saint John features vegetables grown in the school’s garden. (Facebook) Saint John school’s petition for healthy lunches is ‘powerful action,’ says food security network A Saint John high school’s student-led fight for healthier cafeteria lunches is part of an “inspiring” trend of school communities...
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New Brunswick Acts to Increase the Amount of Local Food in School Cafeterias
16
Oct

New Brunswick Acts to Increase the Amount of Local Food in School Cafeterias

In 2016, the Government of New Brunswick launched its Local Food and Beverage Strategy, Buy/Achetez NB.  Among the strategy’s objectives was improved availability of local food and beverages.  Including more local products in schools was identified as an opportunity to that end.  As a result, one of the key actions identified within the strategy was...
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'Farm to School' successful in New Brunswick
16
Nov

‘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
20
Oct

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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03
Oct

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
15
Jul

‘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
09
Sep

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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09
Jun

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
07
Apr

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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# **📚🌿 Resources for Land-Based Learning***Resources that helps us connect with land-based learning practices and fosters a relationship with food in order to understand how we sustain ourselves.***🎬 Guardians of Tariuq: **School children in Apex, Nunavut worked with local artists Josh Qaumariaq ‏and Vinnie Karetak to write a song about protecting marine life in Canada’s Eastern Arctic. Their music video celebrates the ancient, fragile species of corals and sponges found off the coasts of Nunavut and Labrador, and highlights the importance of these creatures for other Arctic species, including humans.📍Nunavutwww.youtube.com/watch?v=4HLU5C_08ow🔎Check out the other resources on our list!www.farmtocafeteriacanada.ca/land-based-learning-resources-list/#farm2school #farmtoschoolmonth #landbasedlearning #resources #handsonlearning ... See MoreSee Less
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Our lovely friends and funder @wholekidsfoundation getting some garden grant gratitude! 👏🥰Earlier this fall, we announced that we are granting a record-breaking 1,000 garden grants and we're so excited to see schools and nonprofits celebrate the good news! ... See MoreSee Less
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