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Campus Food Revolution
18
Mar

The Campus Food Revolution

When students and administrators join resources to improve the food on campus, cafeteria is no longer a dirty word. It’s steak week at the Creelman Marketplace, a food-court style of cafeteria at the University of Guelph. The chef at the grill station is sizzling up steak fajitas to order for a long lineup. The featured...
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The Eastender: Down on the Van Tech schoolyard farm - See more at: http://www.vancourier.com/community/the-eastender-down-on-the-van-tech-schoolyard-farm-1.1081145#sthash.mnUcoXlO.C4CYJyOC.dpuf
12
Mar

The Eastender: Down on the Van Tech Schoolyard Farm

An East Vancouver high school has changed the way students learn by starting up its own working schoolyard farm. It’s the first of its kind in Canada. The 1,000 square metres of garden space at Vancouver Technical secondary school and the weekly market stand opened May 28 to sell the fresh produce, with funds going...
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Not your typical cooking class
24
Feb

Not Your Typical Cooking Class

It’s not just cupcake and muffin lessons. Canadian students are making tortillas, canning the harvest, milking goats, and deboning chickens!   These skills are being taught by teachers who are part of a growing group of educators who are shaping student learning by connecting kids with local foods and farmers.  Their passion and commitment is...
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Big appetites for local food
29
Jan

Big Appetites for Local Food

What happens when you give Ontario school kids the choice to eat healthier locally sourced food? This past December, 270 grade sixes from neighbouring elementary schools descended on Guelph’s St. James Catholic High School, home of a groundbreaking local-food-focused hospitality program, to sample snacks cooked up by the high school’s hospitality students. For a whole...
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Harvesting Potatoes at Bernice MacNaughton High School, Moncton NB / Récolte de pommes de terre, école secondaire Bernice MacNaughton, Moncton, N.-B.
21
Oct

Farm to School New Brunswick Launches In Good Company

Photo: Potato Harvet at Bernice MacNaughton High School in Moncton NB When Rachel Schofield Martin first took on the job of running her school’s cafeteria, one of her biggest challenges was distribution. She had the approval of her administration, the support of her school board, and the cooperation of her cook. She even had farmers...
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Community cafeterias offer students healthier – and tastier – lunches
06
Oct

Community cafeterias offer students healthier – and tastier – lunches

Last year, when Dr. Lynn Hansen and her colleagues at the New Brunswick Medical Society asked parents to send in pictures of their kids’ school cafeteria menus, the doctors were surprised by what they saw. Among the chicken nuggets and pizza, there were healthy meals being offered that actually looked delicious. Colleen Kimmett The Globe...
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25
Aug

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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Little Chefs learning the joys of cooking
19
Aug

Little Chefs Learning the Joys of Cooking

Little Chefs program helping local children develop healthy cooking skills and nutrition literacy. Source: Kawartha Lakes This Week Journalist: Catherine Whitnall Date: 08.15.14 Click here to see the full article.
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Students begin farming to help the Abbotsford Food Bank
15
Jul

Students begin farming to help the Abbotsford Food Bank

Abbotsford News/ Abbotsford Students at Eugene Reimer Middle School are growing vegetables to support the Abbotsford Food Bank. As part of the “Farm to Food Bank” program, which begins with an interactive workshop, students will grow and nurture starter plants and seeds. Click here to see the full article Source: Abbotsford News Journalist: Staff Writer Date: July 4,...
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Diversity Foods
03
Jul

At the University of Winnipeg, Food Service With a Social Conscious

Photo above: Diversity Food Services chef Ben Kramer, “I’d rather buy raw food and pay people to process it.” Ben Kramer never thought he would end up working in a cafeteria kitchen. The chef started his career at Vancouver restaurants that catered to a clientele willing to pay top dollar for fresh and local food....
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