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Oliver School encourages ‘young farmers’

Oliver School Encourages ‘Young Farmers’

Photo: Oliver Elementary School is turning some of its students into “young farmers” as part of the Salad Bar Program. In top photo are students getting ready to grow their gardens. In top photo from left are Matthew Hodge, Dustin Cachola, and Justin Vala. In back row are Nicholas Lang, Jasneet Sidhu, Avnit Sidhu, and Eisha...
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Webinar: The Nuts and Bolts of Running a Farm to School Salad Bar Program

      The first of a series of Canadian Farm to School Conversations brought to you by Farm to Cafeteria Canada and Nourishing School Communities. Join our Farm to School leaders as they provide their insights and perspectives into running a successful Farm to School Soup and Salad bar program. When: Wednesday, December 3, 2014 Time: 3:30-4:30 PM  (Atlantic Standard Time) (WEBINAR...
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Salad Bars—The Lunchbox Guide

The Salad Bar Lunchbox Guide

The “Salad Bar Lunch Box Guide” was produced in the United states by the Lunchbox Organization in response to the demand by school meal providers for a detailed “how-to” guide that provided information on planning and implementing salad bars as part of the reimbursable meal programs operating in schools across the country. Salad bars (also referred...
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Farm to School Sprouts in British Columbia

Farm to School programs have taken root in British Columbia and continue to proliferate championed by the Public Health Association of British Columbia, and with solid support from the Ministry of Health and a variety government and non government organizations and individuals.  But how did this buzz of activity begin?  Who planted the seeds? Where...
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Changing the way we think about feeding our kids

Changing the way we think about feeding our kids: An evaluation of the Farm to School Salad Bar Project Dragon Lake Elementary, Quesnel, BC

A review of a BC school’s successes and challenges of a Farm to School Salad Bar Pilot Project. Download a the full report here: Changing the way we think about feeding our kids
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Farm to School: Stories From the Field in Greater Vancouver

[gdl_gallery title=”GALLERY_TITLE” width=”IMAGE_SRC” height=”IMAGE_HEIGHT” ] Hot off the press – a brand new booklet providing an overview of  Greater Vancouver’s first six Farm to School programs. Learn about the people, their schools, and their  successes and challenges implementing Farm to School programs. Thanks to the collective efforts of  the school communities, farmers, and partners from...
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BC’s ‘Farm to Cafeteria’ Network Goes National

Source: The Tyee- October 16, 2012 The Public Health Association of B.C. has launched a national farm to cafeteria network set on improving the quality of food, and the amount of local food, in public institutions like schools, university campuses, and hospitals. network. The association — a non-profit, non-governmental organization that works to promote public health — has already...
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McGill University Sets New World Record for Biggest (Local) Fruit Salad

As reported by CTV, McGill volunteers chopped 5,038kg of fruits, most of it grown at McGill’s Macdonald Campus Farm, to earn the Guinness World Record for the biggest fruit salad ever. Read more here.
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Counting down the weeks until our Farm to School Canada Grants close! ⏳3...🎁 Schools can apply for up to $10,000 of funding and there will be 30 grants available in this round.🏫 Applications are open to ALL schools (kindergarten to grade 12) in Canada, including schools in Indigenous communities/nations.🕚 There's still plenty of time to apply and our grants page has all the info you need to get started: bit.ly/3o9Ap9UCompleted applications must be submitted by February 18, 2022. @wholekidsfoundation #farm2school #farm2schoolcanadagrants #localfood #healthyfood #schoolfood ... See MoreSee Less
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Today is Family Literacy Day and this year's theme is: Learning in the Great Outdoors 🌱🍓🌳🏵️How perfect! Last fall we celebrated all the ways that farm to school is grounded in land-based learning. We have seen the healthy impacts of outdoor classrooms and we encourage hands-on-learning as part of the school curriculum! bit.ly/34iYnsgHow do YOU learn in the great outdoors?Check out resources and activities with Life Literacy Canada: abclifeliteracy.ca/all-programs/family-literacy-day/@abclifeliteracy #farm2school #landbasedlearning #outdoorclassrooms #handsonlearning ... See MoreSee Less
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