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Elementary school (K-6)
F2S salad bars take root in New Brunswick
09
Sep

F2S Salad Bars Take Root in New Brunswick

Salad bars in schools. An oxymoron?  Not in the US where the 4000th school salad bar was granted earlier this year.  As part of Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move campaign, over $10 million in salad bar equipment and training has been provided to US schools. Farm to Cafeteria Canada (F2CC) is championing the same model in...
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A Way to Grow
08
Jun

A Way to Grow

Above: Eight L-shape raised beds provide lots of growing opportunity for the students of Grosvenor Elementary School, Winnipeg. Photo: Mark Klassen It’s great to see how many people in Winnipeg want to engage youth and community in the act of growing food. We are fortunate to be able to help some of those folks in their...
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20
May

Lettuce Rejoice: Salad Bar Program Launches at St. Bonaventure’s

Some parents may struggle to get kids to eat their greens, but at St. Bonaventure’s College in St. John’s students are excited about a new salad bar featuring local seasonal vegetables. Students lobbied for a wider variety of healthy options in the school’s cafeteria and applied for the Farm to Cafeteria Canada program — which they got....
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Oliver School encourages ‘young farmers’
08
May

Oliver School Encourages ‘Young Farmers’

Photo: Oliver Elementary School is turning some of its students into “young farmers” as part of the Salad Bar Program. In top photo are students getting ready to grow their gardens. In top photo from left are Matthew Hodge, Dustin Cachola, and Justin Vala. In back row are Nicholas Lang, Jasneet Sidhu, Avnit Sidhu, and Eisha...
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We Have a Garden!
29
Apr

Dundas Public School and First Nations School of Toronto has a Garden!

Last week, while spring flurries flew around us, we built a new school food garden. Dundas Public School and First Nations School of Toronto now have a shared school garden! The process has been in the works for over a year, but last week the physical garden build finally happened! I work at Dundas and...
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Food for Thought
09
Apr

Food For Thought

Food For Thought is a great example of how many of the food-related programs commonly found in Vancouver’s schools- from gardening, to cooking, to healthy eating- can be combined to give students a garden-to-plate look at an essential topic.   Published on Jan 9, 2013 Vancouver School Board
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Community garden sprouts at Roseville Public School
07
Apr

Community Garden Sprouts at Roseville Public School

Photo: Roseville Public School students Morgan Story, 11, Murtada Mousa, 12, Noah Scott, 11, and Jessica Meleg, 11, display seedlings that will be planted in a community garden next month. (JASON KRYK/The Windsor Star) When the weather warms up and planting season arrives, virtually all of the school’s 325 students will be involved in transforming part...
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Farm to School: Six years and still growing
14
Oct

Farm to School: Six years and still growing

Hundreds of tourists, locals, and garlic lovers alike mingled at Hester Creek on Saturday for the 3rd Annual Garlic Festival. The festival provided entertainment, vendors, and wine sampling amidst the picturesque backdrop of the Hester Creek vineyards. Attendance was at an all-time high in its three year history, with proceeds going to the Farm to...
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10
Oct

Local Food: Canadian Schools, Campuses and Health Care Facilities Speak Up

According to new report commissioned by Farm to Cafeteria Canada, activity to bring healthy, local and sustainable foods into public agencies is gearing up in almost every province and territory in Canada – and there is a hunger for more. The Report- Local Foods- Canadian schools, campuses, and health care facilities speak up (2013) is the first...
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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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