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Health Impact Assessment: HB 2800: Oregon Farm to School and School Garden Policy
26
Jun

Health Impact Assessment: HB 2800: Oregon Farm to School and School Garden Policy

A 2011 report evaluating the potential impacts of Oregon’s Farm to School Garden legislation. Download a the full report here: Health Impact Assessment
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Making the Case for Healthy, Freshly Prepared School Meals
26
Jun

Making the Case for Healthy, Freshly Prepared School Meals

A “toolbox” from the Center for Ecoliteracy presenting research from around the US, interviews with food service professionals, stakeholders and staff, and presentation material for “making the case” to school administration, key partners, teachers and parents. Download a the full report here: Making the Case for Healthy, Freshly Prepared School Meals
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Farm to Cafeteria Initiatives
26
Jun

Farm to Cafeteria Initiatives: Connections with the Tribal Food Sovereignty Movement

This publication seeks to profile work underway in Native America to restore traditional food systems for children in tribal schools.  Download a the full report here: Farm to Cafeteria Initiatives
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Eating Our Peas and Carrots
26
Jun

Eating Our Peas and Carrots: Strategies for Expanding k-12 Access to Fruits and Vegetables Through Supply Chain Innovation and Investment

An evaluation of Upper Midwest school district’s use of fruits and vegetables in K-12 settings and the nature of supply chains that currently provide produce. Download a the full report here: Eating Our Peas and Carrots
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Changing the way we think about feeding our kids
26
Jun

Changing the way we think about feeding our kids: An evaluation of the Farm to School Salad Bar Project Dragon Lake Elementary, Quesnel, BC

A review of a BC school’s successes and challenges of a Farm to School Salad Bar Pilot Project. Download a the full report here: Changing the way we think about feeding our kids
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Produce Availability in Remote Communities Initiative
24
Jun

Produce Availability in Remote Communities Initiative

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...
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Procuring Local Foods for Child Nutrition Programs
24
Jun

Procuring Local Foods for Child Nutrition Programs

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 Programs
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UBC Leading the Farm-to-Healthcare Movement
24
Jun

Farm to Hospital on Campus: UBC leads the way!

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...
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29
Jan

Equiterre helps daycares buy local food

In 2013, 15 daycare centres in the Montérégie region of Quebec received help from environmental group Equiterre as part of the Croqu’Plaisir program, which encourages the creation of healthy food environments for preschoolers in daycare facilities, in part by promoting the purchase of local produce. It was the program’s first year, and already, the results...
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30
Jul

Quebec leads way with new food sovereignty policy

Quebecers got some good news this May when it was announced that the province had adopted a food sovereignty policy, according to Montreal-based environmental group Equiterre, which applauded the following highlights: government agencies are encouraged to buy local (with a local food procurement strategy slated to come out by year’s end) a mention of the...
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# **📚🌿 Resources for Land-Based Learning***Resources that helps us connect with land-based learning practices and fosters a relationship with food in order to understand how we sustain ourselves.***🎬 Guardians of Tariuq: **School children in Apex, Nunavut worked with local artists Josh Qaumariaq ‏and Vinnie Karetak to write a song about protecting marine life in Canada’s Eastern Arctic. Their music video celebrates the ancient, fragile species of corals and sponges found off the coasts of Nunavut and Labrador, and highlights the importance of these creatures for other Arctic species, including humans.📍Nunavutwww.youtube.com/watch?v=4HLU5C_08ow🔎Check out the other resources on our list!www.farmtocafeteriacanada.ca/land-based-learning-resources-list/#farm2school #farmtoschoolmonth #landbasedlearning #resources #handsonlearning ... See MoreSee Less
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Our lovely friends and funder @wholekidsfoundation getting some garden grant gratitude! 👏🥰Earlier this fall, we announced that we are granting a record-breaking 1,000 garden grants and we're so excited to see schools and nonprofits celebrate the good news! ... See MoreSee Less
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