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mars 24, 2021
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Étude de cas Roots to Harvest
 L’éducation alimentaire en plein air : un « service essentiel » durant la COVID-19

Roots to Harvest est un organisme sans but lucratif qui offre des possibilités d’emploi et d’éducation expérientielle à Thunder Bay, en Ontario. Il a pour mission d’utiliser la nourriture comme outil pour rapprocher les gens, créer un sentiment d’appartenance et favoriser la dignité au moyen d’initiatives, d’activisme et de programmes porteurs de sens. Les nombreux...
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24
Mar

Le bar à salades de l’école primaire Huband Park : on s’adapte en toute sécurité à la COVID-19

Partout au cours de la dernière année, on a dû adapter les programmes d’alimentation scolaire à la COVID-19. Et nos écoles boursières n’ont pas fait exception à la règle! L’étude de cas ci-dessous raconte l’histoire de l’école Huband Park Elementary School, située à Courtenay, en Colombie-Britannique. Ce virage a été possible grâce au dévouement et...
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5 hours ago

Today is Family Literacy Day and this year's theme is: Learning in the Great Outdoors 🌱🍓🌳🏵️How perfect! Last fall we celebrated all the ways that farm to school is grounded in land-based learning. We have seen the healthy impacts of outdoor classrooms and we encourage hands-on-learning as part of the school curriculum! bit.ly/34iYnsgHow do YOU learn in the great outdoors?Check out resources and activities with Life Literacy Canada: abclifeliteracy.ca/all-programs/family-literacy-day/@abclifeliteracy #farm2school #landbasedlearning #outdoorclassrooms #handsonlearning ... See MoreSee Less
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2 weeks ago

It has been 5 years since the launch of the Farm to School Canada Grant program. Incredibly, that program has now afforded more than 53,000 students in 133 schools right across Canada an opportunity to feast on healthy local foods at school.One of most important aspects of the grant program continues to be it's FLEXIBILITY, underpinned by the understanding that a cookie cutter approach to school food is NOT going to work in Canada. To close the distance between children, their food and their land, in this vast country with it’s diverse ecosystems and its multicoloured tapestry of people and food culture, the program needs to meet children, schools, and whole communities where they were at. It also needs to be developed, and driven by the community - the school and the local food system community.Today, if you visit any of these schools you will likely see a whole lot more than a salad bar. School greenhouses, gardens, farms, smoke houses, root cellars, kitchens, and/or dining areas are commonplace in recipient schools. And in these places, often the heartbeat of the school, you will likely see dozens of excited children happily digging in.I suppose this is why I am thrilled to see that F2CC and WKF have put out another call for proposals. Up to $10,000 per school is available. If your school has a vision, partners, and a plan, please send in a proposal. Deadline January 31, 2022. www.farmtocafeteriacanada.ca/our-work/farm-to-school-grants/ ... See MoreSee Less
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