Thank you to CBC News NL for recognizing the great work of the 2022 Farm to School Canada Grant recipient Holy Heart of Mary High School in St. John’s, NL. Journalist Amanda Greer covered the school’s recent Sea to School field trip. Read the full article, or listen to the interview on The Signal, links below. 

Students at a St. John’s high school are working with two non-profit organizations to get local food in schools — and to build community connections.
The Sea to School program allowed these students to catch their own fish. (Submitted by Fishing for Success)

Holy Heart of Mary High School has partnered with Farm to Cafeteria and Fishing for Success to deepen students’ understanding of food security issues through hands-on learning.

Holy Heart student Anna Murphy says she’s had a great experience with the Farm to Cafeteria program.

“I would definitely say a highlight of the program for me is the fact that everything is so hands on, because I find for me a lot of stuff [is] very hands off or it just feels like you’re not doing anything” Said Murphy.

Read more here and and listen to the interview (15:20)

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