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Clare, Emily, Sarah, Casey, Mia. Forest Grove Elementary Students, BC.
25
Nov

Forest Grove Elementary, BC is a Farm to School Month Canada 2016 Winner!

Forest Grove Elementary won the grant for: Connecting students to local food producers such as farmers, gardeners, chefs, bakers, cheese makers etc. A value of $1500. Congratulations! Their Farm to School Month Story: From Oct 3 to October 7th, 2016, Forest Grove Elementary participated in a number of seed to table experiences. The Kindergarten and Gr....
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Oakwood Public School, ON. Photo: Kaitlyn Visser
25
Nov

Oakwood School, ON is a Farm to School Month Canada 2016 Winner!

Oakwood School won the grant for: Increasing the amount of local foods served and eaten in the school cafeteria. A value of $1500. Congratulations! Their Farm to School Month Story: Our journey to THINKING and EATING local at Oakwood Public School began rather unexpectedly in the fall of 2015. We had registered with OPHEA Healthy Schools...
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Vic High students get hands dirty in school garden
25
May

Vic High Students Get Hands Dirty in School Garden

Photo: City Harvest Co-operative’s Heather Parker, second from right, plants squash on Tuesday with Vic High students, from left: Dani Birge, Alexis Cumpstone, Sterling Beeston and Eden Murray.   Photograph By BRUCE STOTESBURY, Times Colonist – See more at: http://www.timescolonist.com/news/local/vic-high-students-get-hands-dirty-in-school-garden-1.2257466#sthash.WHWPH1HM.dpuf Neatly kept beds full of carrots, lettuce, herbs and more fill a corner of the grounds at...
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Q.E. II Public School teaming up with C-K Table to offer special meal
25
May

Q.E. II Public School Teaming Up with C-K Table to Offer Special Meal

Photo: Queen Elizabeth II Public School students in Jenn Kranenburg’s Grade 3/4 class display one of the vegetable gardens they have planted at the Chatham, Ont. school on Friday May 20, 2016. Pictured clockwise from left, are: Kaydence Kronemoore, Tiara Blackbird, Trinity Walker, Mirah Coll, Caiden Coll, Jayden Ogle, Chloe Tetrault and Hannah Doey. Ellwood Shreve/Chatham...
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Veggie farm run by Chilliwack students for CSA this summer
11
May

Veggie Farm Run by Chilliwack Students for CSA This Summer

Kids will be learning to grow food sustainably on the Sardis Secondary School Farm this summer. Not only that, SSS students will also be running a veggie bin business to supply 40 local families with fresh produce every week. “This will be the first year the students have a farm as a classroom,” said Agriculture...
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College Heights Secondary School, Guelph ON
11
May

The Garden of Eatin’

College Heights Secondary School, Guelph ON 2017-2018 (Year 2) This year’s theme for the College Heights Secondary School Salad Bar program has been “Connections!” In Guelph, Ontario we live in a City with a rich agricultural background. As a small vocational school with 400 students we have been able to connect to all corners of...
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Ducklings part of education in J.L. Crowe class
02
May

Ducklings Part of Education in J.L. Crowe Class

The Outdoor Education Academy is the centre of attention at J.L. Crowe Secondary School since the second batch of ducklings arrived earlier this month. This program, for grades 11 and 12, provides life-changing experiences for students through a variety of activities such as wilderness cooking, trip planning, and mountain navigation. The students also help out...
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Chicken Club more than a tasty sandwich at Brant-Argyle School
09
Dec

Chicken Club More Than a Tasty Sandwich at Brant-Argyle School

At Brant-Argyle School in Argyle, Man., the chicken club is not a tasty sandwich — it’s a program that teaches kids about raising chickens. The school has received a conditional use variance that allows children to keep chickens in an outdoor coop in the schoolyard in the hamlet of Argyle, 40 kilometres northwest of Winnipeg. Grade 5 student...
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13
Oct

Health Authority Staff Help Students get Dirty to Grow Interest in Healthy Food

Vancouver Coastal Health Authority dietitians and public health nurses are helping students get interested in growing and enjoying healthy food. They are members of the Farm to School Vancouver Area Regional Hub (F2SVA) that oversee Farm to School activities in the Vancouver area. A Vancity credit union grant provided the funds to hire a local...
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Building A Successful Farm To School Movement: One Person, One Plot, One Policy At A Time
17
Aug

Building A Successful Farm To School Movement: One Person, One Plot, One Policy At A Time

What does it take for a school district to be able to offer fresh, local, unprocessed food to its students? Chaffee County, Colorado found that the key ingredients are supportive school district administration, a strong school wellness policy, a food service director and staff passionate about incorporating locally grown foods into school meals, and buy-in...
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