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Hands-on food literacy
24
Jun

Try it Tuesday!

West Hants Middle School, Newport, NS Grant term 2020-2022 For the second run of the Try it Tuesday project, we incorporated food literacy activities to go with the snacks!  Learning Objectives: Provide an opportunity for students to try something new and local!  Students will become familiar with the major ingredient of the snacks from plates...
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24
Jun

Food Sovereignty in 3 Grow Projects at Sturgeon Lake School

Photo: Grade 4/5 students planting potatoes eyes Sturgeon Lake First Nation School, Valleyview, AB Grant term 2020-2022 Sturgeon Lake Cree Nation School, home of the Eagles, is located in northern Alberta, and is part of the Treaty 8 area. There are 126 students from K4 – Grade 12 and many of them love to hunt,...
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20
Jun

The Eastern Townships: when farms and schools become ONE

Originally published on  May 31, 2022 by Equiterre The Eastern Townships region is alive with initiatives and partnerships involving schools and local farms. Together, and with the support of community organizations, they are compete with the best in the country to take school food supply further. The history of learning circles Inspired by the highly...
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17
Jun

Learning to grow food at CVDCS

Chelmsford Valley Composite School, Chelmsford, ON Grant term 2020-2022 CVDCS is a K-12 school with 550 students located in Chelmsford, Ontario. We are a community school that services a wide, rural geographical area. We have many programs to support the well being of our students including an active Ecoschools team (EcoFlyers), a Construction SHSM, an...
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17
Jun

Garden Program at Caledonia Secondary Teaches Students Great Skills for Life

Caledonia Secondary School, Terrace, BC Grant term 2020-2022 Caledonia Secondary is a 10-12 school of about 600 students in Terrace BC. We are located in the Northwest, on the unceded territory of the Tsimshian Nation and in the Great Bear Rainforest, about an hour and half drive from the coast. We are a region greatly...
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17
Jun

Musquodoboit Rural High School – Thoughtful Food Project

Musquodoboit Rural High School – Middle Musquodoboit, NS Grant term 2020-2022 This story begins in 2017.  The Healthy School Community Committee (HSCC) is a collective of several community service organizations who work collaboratively to augment learning opportunities in the Musquodoboit Rural High School (MRHS). In 2017, the HSCC surveyed local youth to find out what...
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14
Jun

Natoaganeg School Food Program

“We are feeling that in order for this [food program] to be sustainable, our kids are always learning about food, nutrition and food sovereignty. We have to make it a pillar like math, literacy, culture/tradition, it has to be something that we are always promoting.” Terri-Anne Larry  Every day students at Natoaganeg School in Eel...
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14
Jun

Kendomang Zhagodenamonon Lodge – Site 1

“I always share, I believe we all learn in different ways, different teachings, and you get them as you go along.” Tanya Moses The Kendomang Zhagodenamonon Lodge- site 1 known as KZ Lodge is a specialized Alternative Secondary School program that is offered to students in Thunder Bay from grade 9 to 12. This program...
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09
Jun

A New Food Literacy Development Framework for Children & Youth

Dr. Joyce Slater from the University of Manitoba has launched a new Food Literacy Progression for Children and Youth, providing an organizational framework for food literacy development from ages 2-18 years. The Food Literacy Progression is a tool that can be used to develop food education programs that build knowledge, attitudes and skills progressively, in schools...
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08
Jun

Waskanipaniw: Arriving Full circle

Grand Rapids School, Grand Rapids, MB Grant term 2020-2022 At the end of the hallway in Grand Rapids School a sliver of bright light escapes through a gap at the bottom of a closed door. A beacon for curious minds, this particular room stands out from the rest of the closed doors along the hallway....
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## Farm to school grant story# **Getting Kids Gardening!**Churchbridge Public School in Saskatchewan didn't let Covid slow down their farm to school plans! Instead of setting up their first salad bar, they built gardens and greenhouses that would provide each class with its own dedicated garden plots to grow and maintain. (They also haven't given up on the salad bar!) **See CPS’s in action in their photo reel!** bit.ly/3u60YQ1*Read more farm to school grant stories on our grants page! *#farm2school #localfood #schoolfood #schoolgarden #greenhouse ... See MoreSee Less
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