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08
Jun

SMDP MasterChef Competitors kick off School Salad Bar!

St Martin De Porres, Airdrie, AB Grant term 2020-2022 We are so proud to have finally kicked off our Farm 2 Cafeteria (F2C) initiatives this year! St. Martin de Porres is a school in Airdrie, Alberta with roughly 650 students in grades 9-12.  A priority for our F2C committee was to create fun ways to...
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07
Jun

Harbour View High school – Climate Action A Way of Life

Photo: Georgia (Grade 10), Aidan (Grade 11), Joanna (Grade 10), Olivia (Grade 10), Paige (Grade 11), Ben (Grade 11), Ruhamma (Grade 12) Harbour View High School, Saint John, NB Grant term 2020-2022 In September 2018, a group of twenty-three students formed a Climate Action Group within our school. Their vision was ambitious and wide-ranging. They...
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07
Jun

H.C. Avery Middle School – The joy of growing our own food

H.C. Avery Middle School, Winnipeg, MB Grant term 2020-2022 “I didn’t know growing your own food was this fun and easy to do!”  This was one of the messages heard from students who participated in building, preparing, growing, and eating hydroponic-grown lettuce through the Farm-to-School grant at H.C. Avery Middle School in Winnipeg, Manitoba. H.C....
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07
Jun

Growing Together…Caring, Capable Citizens in a Changing World!

Kidston Elementary, Coldstream, BC Grant term 2020-2022 We are currently meeting the educational needs of approximately 420 students enrolled from Kindergarten through Grade 7. We are located in a pristine area of Coldstream in the beautiful Okanagan.  The location of our school affords us connections to Mackie House, Sovereign Park, Bishop’s Bird Sanctuary, Kal Park...
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07
Jun

Sk’elep School of Excellence: Hands-On Experiential Learning

Sk’elep School of Excellence, Kamloops, BC Grant term 2020-2022 Over the past few years, Sk’elep School of Excellence has partnered with Q’wemtsin Health Society, Farm to Cafeteria Canada, and the Tk’emlups te Secwepemc Indian Band to develop a food sovereignty plan. With this financial support, the first phase, the school gardens, was completed with 10...
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07
Jun

Salad Bar…but first, Squash

Kitchener-Waterloo Collegiate and Vocational School, Kitchener, ON Grant term 2020-2022 It is without a doubt that the realities of the COVID-19 pandemic have posed various challenges to the initiation of the KCI Salad Bar. Despite this, sustainability and nutrition education have still remained at the forefront of our program. While we were not able to...
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30
May

Kings County Academy’s Transition from a Contracted Food Service Provider to a PTA-Run Cafeteria

Kings County Academy (KCA) is a pre-primary to grade 8 school located in Kentville, Nova Scotia, with an early French Immersion stream. KCA has a strong partnership with the municipal Parks and Recreation Department and a long history of a vibrant and dedicated Parent Teacher Association (PTA). The school has an enrollment of 630 students...
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25
May

Community Garden Accessibility Toolkit

Are you looking at finding ways to make community gardens more physically accessible? The Public Health Association of BC’s Can You Dig It program launched a Community Garden Accessibility Toolkit as an easy-to-use guide for garden coordinators. The purpose of the Community Garden Accessibility Toolkit is to explore how Universal Design principles can be applied...
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18
May

Churchbridge Public School – Getting Kids Gardening

Churchbridge Public School (CPS), Churchbridge, SK Grant term 2020-2022 Churchbridge Public School (CPS) is a K-12 school in the town of Churchbridge, Saskatchewan, about 2.5 hours east of Regina. It is also one of the first Saskatchewan schools to receive a Farm to School Canada Grant.  Like many grant recipient schools in 2020, CPS was...
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17
May

Kweselkten Agriculture Guide

The Community Futures Development Corporation of Central Interior First Nations (CFDC of CIFN) developed this Kweselkten Agricultural guide.  This guide provides information about agriculture techniques and activities through conversation with local producers living and growing food within the Secwépemc territory, including Tk’emlups, Simpcw, and Skeetchestn, and well as on Nlaka’pamux territory.  In this guide, you...
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