The report highlights the challenges BC’s remote communities face in acquiring fresh, good quality produce and the BC government’s committed to addressing the challenges of making produce more available inthese remote communities. Download a the full report here: Produce Availability in Remote Communities Initiative: Final Report on Projects and Evaluation These technical appendices serve to support...Read More
A USDA resource guide designed for schools in identifying and procuring locally grown and produced food for school nutrition programs. Download a the full report here: Procuring Local Foods for Child Nutrition ProgramsRead More
Patients in healthcare facilities are immunologically vulnerable, and it is essential to provide them with adequate nutrition to maximize healing and recovery. This concept is the driving force for an innovative farm-to-healthcare initiative at the University of British Columbia. In January 2014, The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm embarked on a three-year...Read More
When Celia White first started digging into the campus food system at Vancouver Island University (VIU) in Nanaimo, British Columbia, she found passionate people, and big potential. “There was a lot of interest in making the VIU campus a more sustainable place in terms of food,” says White. “But there wasn’t a lot of consolidated...Read More
The final Edible Education Community of Practice meeting of the 2021/2022 school year will be held on Tuesday, May 24 3-4 PST / 6-7 EST! If you are a teacher who wants to integrate First People’s Pr...