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Elementary school (K-6)
18
May

Canada’s Food Guide Toolkit for Educators

The Public Health Agency of Canada has just launched the  Canada’s food guide toolkit for educators. The toolkit is intended for use by health and education intermediaries that work with children aged 4 to 11, to help them explore foods, learn food skills, develop healthy eating habits, and understand Canada’s food guide. The toolkit includes...
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Healthy eating success at Immaculate Heart of Mary Corner Brook, NL
01
Apr

Celebrating an Historic Investment: F2CC applauds the Government of Canada’s investment in a National School Food Program

On April 1, 2024, the Government of Canada announced a $1 billion investment over 5 years in a National School Food Program, delivering on its 2021 election platform commitment.  Congratulations to the Government of Canada on this historic achievement, and thank you to the many staff and decision-makers that made it possible for their collaboration....
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A plate of food including bannock and chili
01
Mar

Cherry Hill Elementary: more than just a food program

Cherry Hill Elementary, Mission, BC Grant term 2022-2024 At Cherry Hill Elementary School, an amazing initiative has taken root, bringing about a big change in the way our students perceive food and nutrition. With a student body of approximately 270 from Kindergarten to Grade 6, we proudly entered our second year of implementing the Farm...
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Boy in a garden holding a shovel with a wheelbarrow of soil beside him
27
Feb

Eating, Growing and Thriving in the Shuswap!

Carlin Elementary Middle School, North-Okanagan Shuswap, BC Grant term 2022-2024 In 2021 Carlin Elementary Middle School in the North-Okanagan Shuswap became the lucky recipients of the Farm to Cafeteria Canada (F2CC) grant.  From this exciting news we embarked on a collective journey that led us back to our own backyard – so to speak. Carlin...
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Lunch at Lord Robert's
13
Sep

CBC’s LunchLAB film highlights Canada’s opportunities and responsibilities to advance student health and wellbeing

As students across Canada begin their first full week of classes, CBC Vancouver released a new film that features LunchLAB, a great example of the Farm to School Approach, providing students with access to healthy food, hands-on learning opportunities, and community connections. Directed by Ben Cox, this film explores Lord Roberts Elementary School’s lunchroom and garden,...
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08
Aug

Resources for Culturally Appropriate School Food Programs

Photo: Enseigner la nourriture d’abord video, BC Public Service The School Food Development Project (SFDP) is a partnership initiative in Saskatchewan that is working to support schools in the designing and implementation of universal, culturally-appropriate school food programs. As part of this, the project partners have compiled a list of resources ranging from menu plans...
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What is Farm to School?
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Farm to School: Canada Digs in!
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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.
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

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Farm to School Frequently Asked Food Safety Questions: BC Guidelines


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USEFUL RESOURCES

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What is Farm to School?
F2CC Fact Sheets


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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

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Add your school to the National School Food Map!

 

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