The term “Local food to school” can be used instead of “farm to school.” This term is preferred in some regions and Indigenous communities. It reflects the diversity of local and traditional foods that can be enjoyed in schools from coast to coast to coast, many of which are not sourced from a farm.
Farm to School Month in Canada takes place every October and it provides opportunities to:
We especially love the Food Connects theme because the Farm to School Approach is all about making connections: to food and where it comes from, to hands-on learning, and to the broader community.
Throughout October and for the rest of the 2023/24 school year we’ll be hosting conversations and sharing resources and stories. Will you join us in celebrating how food connects?