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13
Jun

Reflection on the Impact of the Farm to Cafeteria Grant at Round Hill School

Round Hill School, Round Hill, AB Grant term 2022-2024 The Farm to School Canada Grant has been a transformative force at Round Hill School, bringing about profound, long term changes in our community dynamics, student engagement, and awareness around healthy living and local food systems. This initiative has not only enriched our educational environment but...
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13
Jun

“Here to Grow” at Whitewood School

Whitewood School, Whitewood, SK Grant term 2022-2024 Whitewood School has been extremely grateful for the Farm to School Canada Grant as it has provided numerous healthy experiences for our students and staff.  With the grant money, we have purchased garden towers that we use year-round as well as seeds and supplies needed for their maintenance.     ...
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11
Jun

Cobourg Collegiate Institute’s Seed Grant Project

Cobourg Collegiate Institute, Cobourg, ON Dig In! Seed Grant, 2023-2024 The Environment Club at Cobourg Collegiate Institute embarked on a significant project aimed at promoting sustainability and healthy eating habits within our campus community. This initiative involved the construction and implementation of a Grow Tower as part of the Dig In! Seed Grant Project. The...
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11
Jun

Let’s Grow Together!

McCrosson-Tovell School, Sleeman, ON Dig In! Seed Grant, 2023-2024 McCrosson-Tovell School is in Bergland. A small town in Northwestern Ontario near Lake of the Woods. We are a K-3 school with eleven students. Our gardening journey began with the goal of introducing the students to the joys of growing their own food. With the support...
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11
Jun

Nourishing Roots: The Vital Role of Community Learning and Food

École Secondaire Cochrane High School, Cochrane, ON Grant term 2022-2024 Our small Northern Ontario high school has benefited immensely from receiving a Farm to School grant in 2022!  Though there have been so many positive highlights, we are especially proud of how our students’ understanding of Indigenous connections to land and food sources has significantly...
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29
May

Thomson Community School

Thomson Community School, Regina, SK Grant term 2022-2024 Our Farm to School project was launched in Regina, Saskatchewan in May of 2023. We received our funding in August of 2022, however, we were at the end of the growing season and had to delay  our startup until the Spring of 2023.  The Thomson School Garden...
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03
May

An overview of the 2022 Farm to School grant recipients meeting in Quebec!

In 2022, five primary and high schools in Quebec received the Farm to School Canada grant to implement sustainable food programs. The initiatives developed have led to the creation of salad bars, culinary workshops involving the students, greenhouses and school gardens and many other activities, all inspired by the Farm to School approach! Équiterre, a...
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13
Jan

New food program gives high school students lessons in sustainability — and tasty tacos

Holy Heart of Mary High School, St. John’s, NL Grant term 2022-2024 CBC News Dec 10, 2022 11:59 AM CST Amanda Gear Farm to Cafeteria teaches schools sustainable food production and funds kitchen equipment Read the original CBC news story here and watch their video coverage of Holy Heart’s salad bar day A new national...
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30
Nov

Birchmount School in Moncton takes its learning to the gardens

Alana Pickrell CTVNewsAtlantic.ca Video Journalist Published Nov. 21, 2022 3:28 p.m. CST Birchmount School in Moncton, New Brunswick was recently paid a visit by CTV News where they shared their excitement and future plans around their new 2022 Farm to School Canada grant. Their goal is to feed the school’s 200 students year long from an...
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14
Nov

From Planters to a School Food Forest

Toronto’s Kapapamahchakwew Wandering Spirit School has big plans for a sustainable food system Ismaila Alfa from CBC’s Metro Morning in Toronto met with a class at Toronto’s Kapapamahchakwew Wandering Spirit School, a 2022 Farm to School Canada grant recipient. He spoke with the Outdoor Education teacher, Laurie LaBrecque, as the grade 3 class was playing the three sisters...
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What is Farm to School?
CDN Fact Sheet


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Farm to School: Canada Digs in!
CDN Video


Farm to School: Canada Digs In

Farm to School: Canada Digs in!
CDN Storybook


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.
BC Toolkit


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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


F2S salad bars take root in New Brunswick

Looking for salad bar equipment in BC?


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Farm to School Frequently Asked Food Safety Questions: BC Guidelines


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For Information about your grant Email: grants@farmtocafeteriacanada.ca

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Put your School on the National Farm to School Map

 

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USEFUL RESOURCES

f2s_aboutus_2015_en_online

What is Farm to School?
F2CC Fact Sheets


f2ccvideo

Farm to School: Canada Digs In
F2CC Video


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


Need more help? Contact us!

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

To contact a Regional lead near you : Regional Leads

JOIN THE FARM TO SCHOOL MOVEMENT AT F2CC

Become a member of Farm to Cafeteria Canada

(Membership is free. Receive 2 newsletters a year and intermittent announcements.)

Add your school to the National School Food Map!

 

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