New Brunswick

Webinar: The Nuts and Bolts of Running a Farm to School Salad Bar Program

      The first of a series of Canadian Farm to School Conversations brought to you by Farm to Cafeteria Canada and Nourishing School Communities. Join our Farm to School leaders as they provide their insights and perspectives into running a successful Farm to School Soup and Salad bar program. When: Wednesday, December 3, 2014 Time: 3:30-4:30 PM  (Atlantic Standard Time) (WEBINAR...
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All Smiles For Farm to School, Notre Dame Elementary School, Edmunston, NB / Petits visages souriants pour célébrer le Mois De la ferme à l’école, école élémentaire Notre-Dame, Edmundston, N.-B.

Partners in New Brunswick are working together for a brighter, healthier future for school children

Photo: All Smiles for Farm to School, at Ecole Notre Dame. in Edmunston NB New Brunswick (October 15, 2014) – This October as part of Canada’s first national Farm to School Month Campaign, the Heart and Stroke Foundation is announcing exciting school and after-school healthy local food initiatives in New Brunswick. Starting this fall, various...
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Harvesting Potatoes at Bernice MacNaughton High School, Moncton NB / Récolte de pommes de terre, école secondaire Bernice MacNaughton, Moncton, N.-B.

Farm to School New Brunswick Launches In Good Company

Photo: Potato Harvet at Bernice MacNaughton High School in Moncton NB When Rachel Schofield Martin first took on the job of running her school’s cafeteria, one of her biggest challenges was distribution. She had the approval of her administration, the support of her school board, and the cooperation of her cook. She even had farmers...
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Community cafeterias offer students healthier – and tastier – lunches

Community cafeterias offer students healthier – and tastier – lunches

Last year, when Dr. Lynn Hansen and her colleagues at the New Brunswick Medical Society asked parents to send in pictures of their kids’ school cafeteria menus, the doctors were surprised by what they saw. Among the chicken nuggets and pizza, there were healthy meals being offered that actually looked delicious. Colleen Kimmett The Globe...
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New Local Food Rules Offer New Opportunities for Producers

NEW BRUNSWICK – The New Brunswick government’s new buy local policy for meetings and events is a good step but could lead to future opportunities for food producers and companies, according to a Fredericton business owner. Click here to see the full article Source: CBC News Journalist: Daniel McHardie  Date: Jun 27, 2014
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Local food partnership will serve healthier school meals

CBC News, August 27th. 2013 The Francophone South school district and a co-operative of farmers in southeastern New Brunswick are joining together to put more local food on the menu in school cafeterias this year. Really Local Harvest, a co-operative of 28 farms in southeastern New Brunswick, and the school district have created a new non-profit...
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New Brunswick School District Embraces a Partnership with the Network of Community of Cafeterias and Really Local Harvest

It has been just over a year now since the Francophone School District South in New Brunswick announced a partnership between the Network of Community Cafeterias and Really Local Harvest – a partnership designed to help students develop links with local food producers and enjoy interesting and varied learning experiences about their food and the...
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New Brunswick Invests in Community Food Mentor Program – More Hands For Farm to Cafeteria!

Action on the local food front is gearing up in New Brunswick. In addition to providing funds to support a provincial coordinator for the New Brunswick Food Security Action Network, the provincial government of New Brunswick is investing more than $35,000 to support the Community Food Mentor program this year. Healthy and Inclusive Communities Minister Dorothy...
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New Brunswick Farm to School Guide

New Brunswick Farm to School Guide


A New Crunch in School Lunch: BC Farm to School Salad Bar Guide.
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Tools From The Shed: Practical resources to operationalize your program
BC toolkit designed to accompany A New Crunch in School Lunch:  The BC  Farm to School Guide

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