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30
Nov

Have your say on building a National School Food Policy!

Deadline December 16th Until December 16th, the Government of Canada is seeking public input to hear about experiences and views on school food programs and the most important objectives for a school food policy. What they hear in this process will help inform the building of a national school food policy, and could help guide...
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30
Nov

Birchmount School in Moncton takes its learning to the gardens

Alana Pickrell CTVNewsAtlantic.ca Video Journalist Published Nov. 21, 2022 3:28 p.m. CST Birchmount School in Moncton, New Brunswick was recently paid a visit by CTV News where they shared their excitement and future plans around their new 2022 Farm to School Canada grant. Their goal is to feed the school’s 200 students year long from an...
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25
Nov

Farm to School Alberta Community Animator Pilot gets underway in Northern Alberta!

Photo: Paul Lavoie Two schools in Alberta’s Peace Region are benefiting from a pilot project to establish and grow farm to school in the region in the 2022/23 school year. This project is a collaboration between Alberta Food Matters and Alberta Public Health Association, in partnership with the Public Health Association of BC, the Rural...
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25
Nov

Appetite for farm to school in Alberta grows!

Alberta is a proud agricultural province, with the sector playing an important role in its economy. Farm to school activities provide an opportunity for students in Alberta – and across Canada – to access healthy, local food at school, make connections to the people in their community who grow and produce food, and learn about...
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01
Nov

Nova Scotia announces work on universal school lunch program

Photo: The Thoughtful Food Project at Musquodoboit Rural High School , Middle Musquodoboit, Nova Scotia Last week, Nova Scotia’s deputy Minister of Education told MLAs on the Public Accounts Committee that Nova Scotia is “actively working on the development of a universal lunch program that would be free to all children, universally available.” The province...
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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

What have our 2020 Grant Recipients been up to?

Two years of growing, learning and participating in local food systems! About the Farm to School Canada Grants Offered in partnership with Whole Kids Foundation and delivered directly to schools, Farm to School Canada Grants are valued at up to $10,000 each and are designed to bring more healthy, local foods into school communities. They...
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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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**Exciting news for Northern Alberta! Two schools in Alberta’s Peace Region are benefiting from a pilot project to establish and grow farm to school in the region in the 2022/23 school year. **The Animator role is being filled by the dynamic duo, Amy Soudek and Christine Findlay, behind [ONE Nutrition and Health](onenutrition.podia.com/a72dfe92-15b5-433b-83f4-fe1eadba2382) who began in the role in September 2022. Amy and Christine are working with T.A. Norris Middle School in Peace River and Manning Elementary in Manning.**Read more about how One Nutrition will be mentoring the schools and what the schools have planned for their farm to school programs!**www.farmtocafeteriacanada.ca/2022/11/farm-to-school-alberta-community-animator-pilot-gets-underwa...**Check out how F2S is growing in other parts of Alberta!**www.farmtocafeteriacanada.ca/2022/11/appetite-for-farm-to-school-in-alberta-grows/Alberta Food Matters - Growing Food Security Network @onenutritionandhealth Whole Kids Foundation #farm2school #animator #localfood #foodsecurity #handsonlearning #foodliteracy ... See MoreSee Less
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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


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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


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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