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Durham School Board Creates Unique Strategy for Buying Local Food
24
Feb

Durham School Board Creates Unique Strategy for Buying Local Food

Photo: The Durham District School Board is now buying six items for its high school cafeterias from Ontario farms, part of the board’s Cafeteria Connects Project. Latha Raguram prepared some fresh salads for lunch in the cafeteria at Sinclair Secondary School. February 18, 2015. Ron Pietroniro / Metroland DURHAM — When local students grab a container of veggies...
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Webinar: Say Yes! To A Garden In Every School
12
Feb

Webinar: Say Yes! To A Garden In Every School

Are you thinking of digging in a new garden in the spring, or looking for ideas on how to expand your impact? Are you dealing with some challenges with garden design, summer care and connections to school curriculum? Be sure to join the Ontario Edible Education Network for this exciting discussion on School Food Gardens. Sunday...
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Youth Out on the Land and Sea: A New Teleconference Series from FSN
10
Feb

Webinar Part 2: Youth Out on the Land and Sea: A New Teleconference Series from FSN

Join FSN for this two-part teleconference series about programs that are bringing young people back in touch with the land and the sea. Programs which connect youth to their natural environment and food heritage can help improve their physical, emotional, and social resilience. In turn, this affects community connectedness and community wellbeing. To register for...
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Youth Out on the Land and Sea: A New Teleconference Series from FSN
10
Feb

Webinar Part 1: Youth Out on the Land and Sea: A New Teleconference Series from FSN

Join FSN for this two-part teleconference series about programs that are bringing young people back in touch with the land and the sea. Programs which connect youth to their natural environment and food heritage can help improve their physical, emotional, and social resilience. In turn, this affects community connectedness and community wellbeing. To register for...
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Farm to Institution New England (FINE)
05
Jan

Webinar: Food Service Management Company 101: A webinar for food system advocates

Farm to Institution New England (FINE) assembled a team of experienced “supply chain facilitators” in 2013 and 2014 to conduct research on FSMC operations and practices. They interviewed 35 current and former officials of FSMC and other food system leaders, and compiled regional and cross-sector information about the food purchasing policies and procedures of the...
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01
Dec

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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Nourishing School Communities
04
Nov

Webinar: From School Nutrition Policies to Reality

NRC KIDS IN FOCUS webinar series presents: Nourishing School Communities: From School Nutrition Policies to Reality When public-private partnerships work towards healthier school food. When: Thursday, December 4, 2014 Time: 12:00 PM Nourishing School Communities is a collaborative, evidence- based initiative that aims to give school children across Canada a fresh new perspective on food. Our partners...
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Sutherland Schoolyard Market Garden
27
Oct

Sutherland Schoolyard Market Garden

We all love great food! Imagine going to a high school with an organic vegetable farm instead of a sprawling front lawn, and having the opportunity to learn science or languages among the vegetable beds. Imagine a place where neighbours meet to buy fresh produce, learn new skills, and participate in making their community a...
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27
Oct

Webinar: Working with School Boards to Get Healthy Local and Sustainable Foods into the Minds and into the Mouths of Kids at School

On October 7, 2014, Sustain Ontario’s Edible Education Network hosted a webinar featuring three innovative case studies illuminating ways to work effectively with school boards to integrate health local food into school meals and food literacy into school curriculum. The webinar featured an hour long discussion with presenters Soni Craik of Ecosource (Region of Peel), Brent...
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Dig In: 30 Minute Webinar Series
14
Nov

Dig In Webinars will return in November! Click to see the archives.

The Dig In Webinars have been put on hold for the summer months.  Please stay in touch as they will be resuming in November. Save the dates – “Dig In” mini webinars will be offered on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 3 pm EST.   Previous Webinars: April 16th, 2013: “Institutional Procurement in a Free...
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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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