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Immaculate Heart of Mary finds a clear vision
With blowing snow advisories still in effect in Corner Brook, Newfoundland students and teachers at Immaculate Heart of Mary school may not have great visibility of their greenhouse, but their Farm to School vision sure is clear! Immaculate Heart of Mary School is an independently operated, private school with approximately 200 students from Junior Kindergarten...
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Farm to School at Fogo Island Central Academy
Instructional Resource Teacher, Susan Crawford, describes how the school community at Fogo Island Central Academy has worked together to make their dreams of having local, healthy and fresh food come to life with dedication from students, teachers, parents and support from an experienced farmer in Fogo: “We are an island community located on the Northeast coast...
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St. Bonaventure's College, NL.
St. Bonaventure’s College won the grant for: Engaging students in growing, cooking or preserving local foods at school. A value of $1500. Congratulations! Their Farm to School Month Story: Thanksgiving is a time of year that brings family and friends together. It knits a community, however loosely, to a sense of the season. And nothing...
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Farm to School Gathers Steam at NL's  First Provincial School Food Gathering 
On Thursday, September 22nd, 2016,  educators, health professionals, farmers and other leaders gathered in St John’s, NL for a historic event –  the first ever provincial school food gathering.  “The conversation was  lively as participants were lead through mapping exercises and round table dialogue to illuminate current school food initiatives happening in NL and to explore of...
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From Farm to the Institutional Plate: What does it take?
Photo Above: Lester’s Farm Market, Newfoundland I am guilty of wondering if the grass is greener elsewhere. Having worked for many years to connect students with local growers in Vancouver’s urban setting, I have often mulled over our successes and challenges. I have read of initiatives elsewhere with twinges of envy, despite knowing others do the...
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Farm to School Salad Bar Webinar Final Feb 18
Applying for the National Farm to School Grant Program? Watch this Farm to School salad bar webinar! Webinar Materials: Recipe for Success: Learn how St. Bonaventure’s College in Newfoundland started their Farm to School salad bar Information session on the National Farm to School Grant Program: Joanne Bays, National Manager Farm to Cafeteria Canada Farm...
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Food First NL, in partnership with the Newfoundland and Labrador Public Health Association (NLPHA), is incredibly excited to share the release of our discussion paper,Everybody Eats. This paper is the first step in a process to develop a provincial road-map for the future of food security in Newfoundland & Labrador. Accompanying this discussion paper is a discussion guide for individuals...
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Newfoundland and Labrador Farm Guide
Inside you will find information on farms across the province and the rich variety of food and products produced in Newfoundland and Labrador. Click here to see the full guide.
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