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04
Mar

Case Study Series Highlights Local Seafood at Colleges, Schools & a Hospital in New England

At institutions throughout New England, dining staff are beginning to look to the sea as another source for local foods. Institutions from across health care, colleges & universities, and K-12 school systems are incorporating locally caught seafood into their meals for a variety of reasons and through a variety of procurement models. FINE set out...
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18
Jan

Manitoba on the Menu

Schools, post-secondary, healthcare institutions and Crown corporations collectively purchase millions of dollars’ worth of food annually, yet little is known around how much local food has been purchased. At the same time, their large purchasing power and role as public facilities put institutions in a unique position to be positive drivers for growing our local...
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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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FoodShare, Good Food Cafe, Toronto, ON, GreenFuse photography / FoodShare, Good Food Café (Café à la bonne bouffe), Toronto, Ont., GreenFuse Photography
29
Jan

A Model for Healthy Food in Ontario Schools: FoodShare’s Good Food Café

Photo: Laura Berman, Greenfuse Photography Good healthy food for all – this is the mandate in which FoodShare bases all of their work. Working with communities and schools since 1985 to deliver healthy food and food education, FoodShare has a number of projects and initiatives that work to increase access to affordable high-quality fresh food....
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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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On Campus Food Systems: Production, Distribution and Best Practices
03
Nov

On Campus Food Systems: Production, Distribution and Best Practices

Canadian Campus food systems are changing and students are playing a big role. Increasingly the food found on student plates is fresh and local – produced in nearby gardens, farms, and waters. Food system change activity on 5 Canadian campuses as well as the benefits and barriers of this activity is illuminated in this report....
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27
Oct

Webinar: Working with School Boards to Get Healthy Local and Sustainable Foods into the Minds and into the Mouths of Kids at School

On October 7, 2014, Sustain Ontario’s Edible Education Network hosted a webinar featuring three innovative case studies illuminating ways to work effectively with school boards to integrate health local food into school meals and food literacy into school curriculum. The webinar featured an hour long discussion with presenters Soni Craik of Ecosource (Region of Peel), Brent...
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18
Jun

Farm to School: Stories From the Field in Greater Vancouver

[gdl_gallery title=”GALLERY_TITLE” width=”IMAGE_SRC” height=”IMAGE_HEIGHT” ] Hot off the press – a brand new booklet providing an overview of  Greater Vancouver’s first six Farm to School programs. Learn about the people, their schools, and their  successes and challenges implementing Farm to School programs. Thanks to the collective efforts of  the school communities, farmers, and partners from...
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11
Apr

Farm to Cafeteria: BC Communities Share Paths to Success

Designed to inform and inspire, this resource provides an overview of key Farm to Cafeteria concepts and models. It illuminates innovative and successful Farm to School, Farm to Campus, and Farm to Hospital programs in 5 urban, rural, remote, and aboriginal BC communities. Download: F2C-PathsToSuccess
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Dig In: 30 Minute Webinar Series
14
Nov

Dig In Webinars will return in November! Click to see the archives.

The Dig In Webinars have been put on hold for the summer months.  Please stay in touch as they will be resuming in November. Save the dates – “Dig In” mini webinars will be offered on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 3 pm EST.   Previous Webinars: April 16th, 2013: “Institutional Procurement in a Free...
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