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03
May

An overview of the 2022 Farm to School grant recipients meeting in Quebec!

In 2022, five primary and high schools in Quebec received the Farm to School Canada grant to implement sustainable food programs. The initiatives developed have led to the creation of salad bars, culinary workshops involving the students, greenhouses and school gardens and many other activities, all inspired by the Farm to School approach! Équiterre, a...
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21
Mar

Nominate a school food champion in your community!

Who is a school food champion? Anyone can be a school food champion!  School food champions look different in all communities but they have one thing in common: a passion for connecting students to healthy food and the people and systems that produce it.  To honour school food champions across Canada, we’re launching “Food Connects...
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16
Feb

Seniors & Students Growing Together: an Intergenerational Garden Case Study

In Maple Ridge, British Columbia, you’ll find an Intergenerational Garden that has been nourishing its community for almost 10 years.  Through the garden project, young students, seniors and teachers are growing and learning together. Seniors are passing down important knowledge, and young people are learning how to grow food and care for a garden. The...
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26
Jan

Farm to School BC Conference

Farm to School BC is excited to announce the launch of their 2023 conference website and call for proposals!   The 2023 conference, Planting the Seed: Harvesting connections, ideas, and community, will be happening May 17th-19th at the UBC Nest in Vancouver. The conference aims to celebrate the impact of both budding and established school food initiatives and...
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10
Jan

Residents of the Bow Valley Gather for Local School Food!

Inspired by the farm to school Learning Circle model, in March of 2022, the Let’s Gather! event hosted in Canmore, AB encouraged community members in the Bow Valley to connect and spark dialogue around local and resilient food systems by exploring this theme through the lens of school food. This post shares what inspired the...
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25
Nov

Farm to School Alberta Community Animator Pilot gets underway in Northern Alberta!

Photo: Paul Lavoie Two schools in Alberta’s Peace Region are benefiting from a pilot project to establish and grow farm to school in the region in the 2022/23 school year. This project is a collaboration between Alberta Food Matters and Alberta Public Health Association, in partnership with the Public Health Association of BC, the Rural...
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25
Nov

Appetite for farm to school in Alberta grows!

Alberta is a proud agricultural province, with the sector playing an important role in its economy. Farm to school activities provide an opportunity for students in Alberta – and across Canada – to access healthy, local food at school, make connections to the people in their community who grow and produce food, and learn about...
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What is Farm to School?
CDN Fact Sheet


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Farm to School: Canada Digs in!
CDN Video


Farm to School: Canada Digs In

Farm to School: Canada Digs in!
CDN Storybook


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.
BC Toolkit


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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


F2S salad bars take root in New Brunswick

Looking for salad bar equipment in BC?


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Farm to School Frequently Asked Food Safety Questions: BC Guidelines


Need More Help? Contact Us!

For Information about your grant Email: grants@farmtocafeteriacanada.ca

To reach a Regional Farm to School Lead near you: Regional Leads

Join the CDN F2S Movement

Become a member of F2CC

(Membership is free. Receive newsletters and timely announcements.)

Put your School on the National Farm to School Map

 

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USEFUL RESOURCES

f2s_aboutus_2015_en_online

What is Farm to School?
F2CC Fact Sheets


f2ccvideo

Farm to School: Canada Digs In
F2CC Video


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


Need more help? Contact us!

For information on F2S Grants, email : grants@farmtocafeteriacanada.ca

To contact a Regional lead near you : Regional Leads

JOIN THE FARM TO SCHOOL MOVEMENT AT F2CC

Become a member of Farm to Cafeteria Canada

(Membership is free. Receive 2 newsletters a year and intermittent announcements.)

Add your school to the National School Food Map!

 

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