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Hands-on food literacy
05
Jul

HM MacDonald’s Success Stories

H.M. MacDonald Elementary, Antigonish, NS Grant term, 2023-2024 We sincerely appreciate the funding provided to our school through the Farm to Cafeteria Canada grant.  With these funds we were able to successfully complete multiple projects this year.  Our hopes for this funding were to help our students gain a better understanding of where their food...
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28
Jun

Farm to School Canada Grant: A dream come true for Port Elgin Regional

Port Elgin Regional School, Port Elgin, NB Grant term 2022-2024 I just can’t imagine our school and kitchen without receiving the Farm to School Canada grant. It has been such an added bonus to our work area by giving us the opportunity to purchase all the added equipment and small appliances that have turned our...
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25
Jun

Chateauguay Valley Regional High School Dives Into Food Production

Chateauguay Valley Regional High School, Ormstown, Quebec Grant term 2022-2024 Farm-to-Cafeteria Canada Grant enables rural high school to optimize indoor and outdoor spaces for food growth. Chateauguay Valley Regional High School dives into food production; Farm to Cafeteria Canada Grant enables rural high school to optimize indoor and outdoor spaces for food growth. Chateauguay Valley...
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24
Jun

School Food Programs in Canada: 15 Promising Cases

May 24, 2024 Publisher: University of Saskatchewan and Coalition for Healthy School Food This report responds to a need for insight into the operational details of school food programs that exist to meet the diverse needs of communities across Canada. It is the first in a series that will form a how-to guide for school...
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18
Jun

Witset Elementary School Garden

Witset Elementary School, Witset, BC Grant term 2022-2024 Check out Witset Elementary’s video below showing their outdoor garden and greenhouse and food-related activities. Students participated in harvesting in September and then processed the food for a school-wide Harvest celebration. Staff, students, and parents were very excited and proud to be a part of the celebration. 
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14
Jun

Join our Indigenous School Food Circle

F2CC is a non-Indigenous organization. However, since 2011, when we were established, we have committed to supporting Indigenous food systems in our funded projects and food literacy activities. We have funded and supported two 2-year $50,000 community-led learning circle initiatives and given grants of up to $10,000 to 193 schools in Canada, of which 54...
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13
Jun

Reflection on the Impact of the Farm to Cafeteria Grant at Round Hill School

Round Hill School, Round Hill, AB Grant term 2022-2024 The Farm to School Canada Grant has been a transformative force at Round Hill School, bringing about profound, long term changes in our community dynamics, student engagement, and awareness around healthy living and local food systems. This initiative has not only enriched our educational environment but...
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13
Jun

“Here to Grow” at Whitewood School

Whitewood School, Whitewood, SK Grant term 2022-2024 Whitewood School has been extremely grateful for the Farm to School Canada Grant as it has provided numerous healthy experiences for our students and staff.  With the grant money, we have purchased garden towers that we use year-round as well as seeds and supplies needed for their maintenance.     ...
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11
Jun

Cobourg Collegiate Institute’s Seed Grant Project

Cobourg Collegiate Institute, Cobourg, ON Grant term, 2023-2024 The Environment Club at Cobourg Collegiate Institute embarked on a significant project aimed at promoting sustainability and healthy eating habits within our campus community. This initiative involved the construction and implementation of a Grow Tower as part of the Dig In! Seed Grant Project. The purpose of...
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11
Jun

Let’s Grow Together!

McCrosson-Tovell School, Sleeman, ON Grant term, 2023-2024 McCrosson-Tovell School is in Bergland. A small town in Northwestern Ontario near Lake of the Woods. We are a K-3 school with eleven students. Our gardening journey began with the goal of introducing the students to the joys of growing their own food. With the support of the...
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What is Farm to School?
CDN Fact Sheet


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Farm to School: Canada Digs in!
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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


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

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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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