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Local Foods to School: Reconnecting the children of Haida Gwaii to their land and their food.
01
Dec

Foods From the Islands: Changing the Way We Feed Our Kids

A beautiful 8-minute documentary sharing how the people of Haida Gwaii have come together through a Learning Circle to transform the systems that feed their kids. This video showcases the efforts of the Haida Gwaii Local Foods to School initiatives that are bringing local foods and traditions into schools by connecting students and staff with...
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30
Nov

Alternative Avenues to Local Food in Schools: Ingredients for Success

This report,  Alternative Avenues to Local Food in Schools: Ingredients for Success, provides the current school food context in 3 regions, Durham, Peel, and Thunder Bay, details 7 pilot projects, and includes 8 “Ingredients for Success” or guidelines for implementing local food projects that resulted from the pilots. As you continue to bring local food...
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Victoria High students dig in to build a bigger school garden
14
Nov

Victoria High Students Dig in to Build a Bigger School Garden

Photo: Victoria High School students spread leaf mulch as they expand the school garden on Friday, Nov. 10, 2017. Photograph By DARREN STONE, TIMES COLONIST A school garden at Victoria High School has tripled in size, thanks to a group of volunteers who spread a load of leaf mulch Friday to extend the dimensions. Vic High’s garden...
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MP Julie Dabrusin, Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor, CPHO Dr. Theresa Tam,  Kim Herrington from Whole Kids Foundation,  and Joanne Bays from F2CC planting a tree at Norman Johnston Alternate School to celebrate Just Dig In.
17
Oct

Farm to Cafeteria Canada News, October 2017, Issue 7

In this Issue: Canada Digs into Farm to School: Major Funding Announcement Farm to School Month CANADA 2017 and Farm to School: Canada Digs In! Initiative Farm to School Grant Program: First 50 Recipients Share Their Stories Local food on the public plate: Pan Canadian Initiatives The Legacy Lives on: Nourishing School Communities: Impact Report...
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School greenhouse launched in St. John’s!
16
Oct

School Greenhouse Launched in St. John’s!

Article by Food First NL, provincial F2CC lead in Newfoundland and Labrador for Farm to School St. Bonaventure’s College in St. John’s, NL was a recipient of the Farm to School Month prize in 2016 for $1500. With those funds, along with matching funds from school donors, students and volunteers recently built the school a...
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Nourish Aims to Change the Narrative of Food in Healthcare
16
Oct

Nourish Aims to Change the Narrative of Food in Healthcare

Hayley Lapalme I have long wondered if it’s a coincidence that the kitchens in hospitals are often in the basement. Prioritization of food in healthcare is often pit against clinical priorities, rather than seen as complementary. Common refrains I’ve heard from healthcare include, “It’s food or the MRI,” or “If a patient is well enough...
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Salad Bars and Raw Vegetables: Healthy Eating in Quebec Schools!
06
Oct

Salad Bars and Raw Vegetables: Healthy Eating in Quebec Schools!

Published on 18 Sept. 2017 INVITATION TO A WEBINAR As part of a national project with the Farm to Cafeteria Canada network, Équiterre is inviting teachers, food service managers and school stakeholders to attend a free webinar on Wednesday, October 11 from 3 pm to 4 pm . The objective of the project is to increase the...
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Sustain Ontario
06
Sep

Growing Local Food Literacy – Webinar Recap

By Carolyn Webb, Sustain Ontario As the 4th in our free Local Food Literacy in Ontario Schools webinar series, this webinar – Growing Local Food Literacy – will focus on how to teach local food literacy while engaging students in developing gardening skills in various educational settings. Packed with hands-on tips and resources, our speakers from Ecosource (Region of Peel), Growing...
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Sustain Ontario
06
Sep

Cooking Up Local Food Literacy in Ontario Schools – Webinar Recap

By Carolyn Webb, Sustain Ontario The recorded webinar and presentation slides from our Cooking Up Local Food Literacy in Ontario Schools are now available! This webinar was the third in our Local Food Literacy in Ontario Schools webinar series.  Recorded on March 22, 2017, this webinar focused on how to teach local food literacy while engaging students in preparing...
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Sustain Ontario
06
Sep

Eating for Local Food Literacy in Ontario Schools – Webinar Recap

By Carolyn Webb, Sustain Ontario The recorded webinar and presentation slides from our Eating for Local Food Literacy in Ontario Schools are now available! This webinar was the second in our Local Food Literacy in Ontario Schools webinar series.  Recorded on February 22, 2017, this webinar focused on how to use school meals (including cafeteria lunches, hot meal days,...
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## FARM TO SCHOOL GRANT STORY# **Kelliher School Community Garden **Kelliher School in Kelliher, SK already had a thriving community garden, supported by community members, that contributed to their nutrition program, but the Farm to School Canada grant allowed them to purchase the equipment to run their own salad bar for the school of 120 students.bit.ly/3RP96yBRead more farm to school grant stories on our grants page! #farm2school #localfood #schoolfood #schoolgarden #saladbar ... See MoreSee Less
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Farm to School: Canada Digs in!
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Farm to School: Canada Digs in!
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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.
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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


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Farm to School Frequently Asked Food Safety Questions: BC Guidelines


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What is Farm to School?
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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
F2CC Storybook


New Brunswick Farm to School Guide

New Brunswick Farm to School Guide


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For information on F2S Grants, email : grants@farmtocafeteriacanada.ca

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