Some parents may struggle to get kids to eat their greens, but at St. Bonaventure’s College in St. John’s students are excited about a new salad bar featuring local seasonal vegetables.

Students lobbied for a wider variety of healthy options in the school’s cafeteria and applied for the Farm to Cafeteria Canada program — which they got.

The school has been working to get the salad bar since June, and partnered with Lester’s Farm Market to bring fresh options to students. Read More…

CBC News
Posted: May 12, 2015

 

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