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Tools/Toolkit
30
Jun

Local and Sustainable Food Procurement: A Case Study of Diversity Food Services

Institutions, such as universities, play an important role in food system change, whether it’s because they are publicly funded, or because stakeholders, such as students and administration can influence purchasing policies and practices within the institution. We sat down with Ben Kramer (Chef) and Kirsten Godbout (Manager of Food Operations) to learn more about their food...
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A GROWING GOOD
07
Apr

A Growing Good: Community Food Action Forum

This new report from New Brunswick’s Ministry of Healthy Inclusive Communities highlights a dozen initiatives in schools, campuses, hospitals and First Nations working hard to that are getting more fresh healthy local foods into the minds and mouths of students and patients. Read the full report here.
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Making the Measure: A Toolkit for Tracking the Outcomes of Community Gardens and Urban Farms
05
Feb

Making the Measure: A Toolkit for Tracking the Outcomes of Community Gardens and Urban Farms

Community gardeners and urban farmers across North America are using an innovative research toolkit developed in New York City to measure and track the impacts of their work. A small group of dedicated gardeners created the toolkit in mid-2013 as part of the Five Borough Farm initiative of the Design Trust for Public Space, a...
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Five Borough Farm Data Collection Toolkit: Protocols for measuring the outcomes and impacts of community gardens and urban farms
05
Feb

Five Borough Farm Data Collection Toolkit

Protocols for measuring the outcomes and impacts of community gardens and urban farms This Toolkit is designed to help you measure and track the activities and outputs in your farm and garden according to five categories: Food Production Data, Environmental Data, Social Data, Health Data, and Economic Data. Each of these sections contains specific methods...
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Newfoundland and Labrador Farm Guide
14
Jan

Newfoundland and Labrador Farm Guide

Inside you will find information on farms across the province and the rich variety of food and products produced in Newfoundland and Labrador. Click here to see the full guide.
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Building a Healthy Community: A school resource for food programming
14
Jan

Building a Healthy Community: A School Resource for Food Programming

Across Winnipeg there is a growing interest in food issues. Many members of our community face challenges accessing and preparing healthy foods, increasing numbers of people are dealing with chronic diseases such as  diabetes, and there is a growing awareness of the role of the importance of cultural food traditions. Schools can be key partners...
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The Double Pyramid
05
Jan

The Double Pyramid: Measuring the Impact of Foods on the Environment

The environmental pyramid was created by studying and measuring the impact of foods already present in traditional food pyramids on the environment, and placing them along an upside down pyramid, where foods placed at the lowest level (at the peak of the triangle) have the lowest environmental impact. Placing the two pyramids next to each...
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Gleaning Handbook
12
Dec

Gleaning Handbook

Harvesting leftover crops after the commercial harvest Find out how the practice of gleaning could be used to incorporate local, healthy food into the school system. Gleaning can be a great source of affordable food, experiential learning and a way to reduce food waste Gleaning is defined as harvesting leftover crops from a farmers’ field...
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The (Campus) Garden Guide
03
Nov

The (Campus) Garden Guide

This comprehensive booklet from our colleagues at the Real Food Challenge in the US provides a practical step by step guide to plan and implement an a campus food garden. Author Louisa Denison, a student at Harvard University designed this resource with students in mind. Whether you are at the design stage or at the...
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Rural Childhood Obesity Prevention Toolkit
21
Oct

Rural Childhood Obesity Prevention Toolkit

This new policy toolkit advocates Farm to School as one of a number of measures to prevent childhood obesity and to support healthy rural communities. The Rural Childhood Obesity Prevention Toolkit provides comprehensive policy options for healthy eating and active living that rural communities can implement to address this threat to children’s health. Recommendations are...
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Farm to School: Canada Digs in!
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New Brunswick Farm to School Guide

New Brunswick Farm to School Guide


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A New Crunch in School Lunch: BC Farm to School Salad Bar Guide.
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Tools From The Shed: Practical resources to operationalize your program
BC toolkit designed to accompany A New Crunch in School Lunch:  The BC  Farm to School Guide


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Farm to School Frequently Asked Food Safety Questions: BC Guidelines


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What is Farm to School?
F2CC Fact Sheets


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Farm to School: Canada Digs In
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Farm to School: Canada Digs In

Farm to School: Canada Digs In
F2CC Storybook


New Brunswick Farm to School Guide

New Brunswick Farm to School Guide


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