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19
Jan

School Food Systems Webinar: Examples from the US and Canada

In this webinar hosted by the Lake Superior Living Labs Network (LSLLN), four panellists shared their experiences working in school food systems by bringing food into the classroom, kitchen and cafeteria for kids in early care through post-secondary institutions.  Presenters shared their experiences from the US and Canada, with a common theme of using food...
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14
Jul

New Research: Scaling up ‘Local’ in School Food Programs

Scaling up ‘Local’ in School Food Programs: exploring intermediated farm-to-school procurement in Ontario New research is now available from F2CC Advisory Council Member, Dr. Amberley Ruetz. Published by the Journal of Rural and Community Development, this article is part of Dr. Ruetz’s PhD dissertation on farm to school procurement in Ontario. Access the full open-access...
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13
Jun

Webinar Recording: Growing Food on the Land in Indigenous School Communities

Are you interested in learning how school food programs are engaging their students in food forests and growing food on the land? Check out this recording from the Indigenous School Food Circle’s May 2nd webinar: In this webinar, speakers shared how they established their programs, what they set out to do, how the program has...
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29
Mar

Food is Science: a new resource to support science and technology curriculum

Contratulations to our partners at Sustain Ontario on the launch of their new curriculum resource: Food is Science! Sustain Ontario is thrilled to share their new Food is Science website, built to support educators in teaching the new food literacy expectations in Ontario’s Science and Technology curriculum. The site includes lesson plans, learning videos, related...
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14
Nov

From Planters to a School Food Forest

Toronto’s Kapapamahchakwew Wandering Spirit School has big plans for a sustainable food system Ismaila Alfa from CBC’s Metro Morning in Toronto met with a class at Toronto’s Kapapamahchakwew Wandering Spirit School, a 2022 Farm to School Canada grant recipient. He spoke with the Outdoor Education teacher, Laurie LaBrecque, as the grade 3 class was playing the three sisters...
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05
Aug

Small Beginnings Grow Big

Palmerston Avenue Public School, Toronto, ON Grant term 2020-2022 Palmerston Avenue Public School is located in the Seaton Village area of the downtown Toronto Annex community. The school was first built in 1889. In 1897 a third floor was added and in 1915 the Annex building was constructed. The newer building opened in 1956. Palmerston...
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18
Jul

Students Exploring Nutrition and Making Connections

Wiikwemkoong High School – Wikwemikong, ON Grant term 2020-2022 The Wiikwemkoong High School provided opportunities to enhance student’s learning and understanding of a variety of concepts through the green industries course offered. The students focused on growing vegetables from the seeds in the community greenhouse, to rearing them and transplanting them into the local community...
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A New Crunch in School Lunch: BC Farm to School Salad Bar Guide.
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Farm to School: Canada Digs In
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Farm to School: Canada Digs In
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