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16
Jul

Oilfields High School Vertical Farming All Year Round

Oilfields High School Black Diamond, AB Grant term, 2023-2024 Oilfields High School started a junior and senior course at the beginning of the school year, September 2023.  The senior’s course is from grades 10-12, their work is applied by research assisting challenges with the Vertical Farm has been replacing the flooring, irrigation, solar panels, production,...
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16
Jul

Who knew that salad-tasting parties could be so much fun?

École Bishop Savaryn School, Edmonton, AB Grant term, 2023-2024 Who knew that salad-tasting parties could be so much fun?  For the students at École Bishop Savaryn School tasting and eating salads has been one of the highlights of the spring.  Our school, located in North Edmonton, Alberta, is situated near fertile farmland; however, our students...
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16
Jul

A Guide to Sourcing B.C. Food in Kindergarten to Grade 12 School Food Programs

The Ministry of Agriculture and Food is working with the Ministry of Education and Child Care and partners to incorporate Feed BC into new and expanded Kindergarten to Grade 12 (K-12) school food programs as part of the province’s Feeding Futures Program. This Feed BC guide is designed to provide school districts, schools, and food...
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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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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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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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29
Apr

Picture Butte High School Farm-Ed Program

Picture Butte High School, Picture Butte, AB Grant term 2022-2024 As their grant term comes to a close, Picture Butte High School students reflect on two years of hard work, resulting in the establishment of a chicken operation, aquaponics system, and greenhouse. Explore their journey in the video below as they share insights into their...
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Farm to School: Canada Digs in!
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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.
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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


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Farm to School Frequently Asked Food Safety Questions: BC Guidelines


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What is Farm to School?
F2CC Fact Sheets


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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


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