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October 16, 2017
Growing Up Organic
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Oct

Growing Up Organic

Heritage Public School in Navan, Ottawa, Ontario is pretty proud of our new veggie gardens built by parent council and community volunteers. Here’s an article published in our local newspaper as well as some pictures. During the 16/17 school year, Heritage Public School’s parent council in Navan came across a program called Growing Up Organic,...
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School greenhouse launched in St. John’s!
16
Oct

School Greenhouse Launched in St. John’s!

Article by Food First NL, provincial F2CC lead in Newfoundland and Labrador for Farm to School St. Bonaventure’s College in St. John’s, NL was a recipient of the Farm to School Month prize in 2016 for $1500. With those funds, along with matching funds from school donors, students and volunteers recently built the school a...
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Nourish Aims to Change the Narrative of Food in Healthcare
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Oct

Nourish Aims to Change the Narrative of Food in Healthcare

Hayley Lapalme I have long wondered if it’s a coincidence that the kitchens in hospitals are often in the basement. Prioritization of food in healthcare is often pit against clinical priorities, rather than seen as complementary. Common refrains I’ve heard from healthcare include, “It’s food or the MRI,” or “If a patient is well enough...
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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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Students United for Good Food For All
16
Oct

Good Food For All: National Summit Unites Campus Students

Here at Meal Exchange we are celebrating the success of one of our favourite events of the year, the National Student Food Summit!  Thes annual national gatherings  to support and empower students on college and university campuses across Canada to take an active role in creating a just, sustainable, and resilient food system, and the...
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16
Oct

More Local Organic Food in Quebec Institutions!

Équiterre is a Quebec-based organization offering concrete solutions to accelerate the transition towards a society in which individuals, organizations, and governments make ecological choices that are both healthy and equitable. Since its inception, Équiterre has aimed among other things to increase the consumption of local organic food. Through the development and coordination of a network...
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