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07
Jun

Harbour View High school – Climate Action A Way of Life

Photo: Georgia (Grade 10), Aidan (Grade 11), Joanna (Grade 10), Olivia (Grade 10), Paige (Grade 11), Ben (Grade 11), Ruhamma (Grade 12) Harbour View High School, Saint John, NB Grant term 2020-2022 In September 2018, a group of twenty-three students formed a Climate Action Group within our school. Their vision was ambitious and wide-ranging. They...
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07
Jun

H.C. Avery Middle School – The joy of growing our own food

H.C. Avery Middle School, Winnipeg, MB Grant term 2020-2022 “I didn’t know growing your own food was this fun and easy to do!”  This was one of the messages heard from students who participated in building, preparing, growing, and eating hydroponic-grown lettuce through the Farm-to-School grant at H.C. Avery Middle School in Winnipeg, Manitoba. H.C....
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07
Jun

Growing Together…Caring, Capable Citizens in a Changing World!

Kidston Elementary, Coldstream, BC Grant term 2020-2022 We are currently meeting the educational needs of approximately 420 students enrolled from Kindergarten through Grade 7. We are located in a pristine area of Coldstream in the beautiful Okanagan.  The location of our school affords us connections to Mackie House, Sovereign Park, Bishop’s Bird Sanctuary, Kal Park...
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07
Jun

Sk’elep School of Excellence: Hands-On Experiential Learning

Sk’elep School of Excellence, Kamloops, BC Grant term 2020-2022 Over the past few years, Sk’elep School of Excellence has partnered with Q’wemtsin Health Society, Farm to Cafeteria Canada, and the Tk’emlups te Secwepemc Indian Band to develop a food sovereignty plan. With this financial support, the first phase, the school gardens, was completed with 10...
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07
Jun

Salad Bar…but first, Squash

Kitchener-Waterloo Collegiate and Vocational School, Kitchener, ON Grant term 2020-2022 It is without a doubt that the realities of the COVID-19 pandemic have posed various challenges to the initiation of the KCI Salad Bar. Despite this, sustainability and nutrition education have still remained at the forefront of our program. While we were not able to...
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03
Jun

Maskwacis Education Schools Commission (MESC) Nanâtohk Mîciwin (Universal School Food Strategy)

“The problem with selling food to kids is that it creates a disparity, if you don’t have money; you cannot buy food.” Scott Hall Located on Treaty 6 territory, Maskwacis Education Schools Commission (MESC) operates eleven schools, covering 4 nations; Samson Cree Nation, Emineskin Cree Nation, Montana First Nation and Louis Bull Tribe. The schools...
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03
Jun

Cultural programming through the seasons at Nak’al Bun Elementary School

“Soo ‘int’en”                “Soo ‘et”  In Dakelh, Soo ‘int’en means good work and Soo ‘et means right on or excellent! These are just two of the phrases that Cultural Teacher, Sara Sam uses in her language to encourage her students. Sara’s philosophy is to always say positive things to...
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03
Jun

PEPÁḴEṈ HÁUTW̱

PEPÁḴEṈ HÁUTW̱ is an incredible nursery and garden program that means “Blossoming Place”, in SENĆOŦEN, the language of the W̱SÁNEĆ people. PEPÁḴEṈ HÁUTW̱ nursery and garden program grows native plants such as ELILE ( Salmon Berry) and ḰȽO,EL (Camas) for ecosystem restoration and traditional food projects throughout W̱SÁNEĆ territory. PEPÁḴEṈ HÁUTW̱ is located at the...
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30
May

Kings County Academy’s Transition from a Contracted Food Service Provider to a PTA-Run Cafeteria

Kings County Academy (KCA) is a pre-primary to grade 8 school located in Kentville, Nova Scotia, with an early French Immersion stream. KCA has a strong partnership with the municipal Parks and Recreation Department and a long history of a vibrant and dedicated Parent Teacher Association (PTA). The school has an enrollment of 630 students...
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18
May

Churchbridge Public School – Getting Kids Gardening

Churchbridge Public School (CPS), Churchbridge, SK Grant term 2020-2022 Churchbridge Public School (CPS) is a K-12 school in the town of Churchbridge, Saskatchewan, about 2.5 hours east of Regina. It is also one of the first Saskatchewan schools to receive a Farm to School Canada Grant.  Like many grant recipient schools in 2020, CPS was...
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## Farm to school grant story# **Getting Kids Gardening!**Churchbridge Public School in Saskatchewan didn't let Covid slow down their farm to school plans! Instead of setting up their first salad bar, they built gardens and greenhouses that would provide each class with its own dedicated garden plots to grow and maintain. (They also haven't given up on the salad bar!) **See CPS’s in action in their photo reel!** bit.ly/3u60YQ1*Read more farm to school grant stories on our grants page! *#farm2school #localfood #schoolfood #schoolgarden #greenhouse ... See MoreSee Less
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