Across Ontario people are doing great work to connect children and youth with good food!
The Ontario Edible Education Network has been established to bring these groups together to:
Photo Credit: Children get ready to dig in The Stop CFC’s teaching gardens.
On Thursday, February 28, 2019, we invite you to join Sustain Ontario and the Centre for Hospitality and Culinary Arts at George Brown College for an interactive workshop focused on exploring solutions to common Farm to School challenges in Ontario. Audience: Schools, school boards, Student Nutrition Programs, non-profits, public health, and everyone who supports and […]read more
Ecosource has announced their newly-updated Advanced Teacher Training program for 2019, run in partnership with York University’s Faculty of Environmental Studies. The program offers hands-on learning and professional development for educators interested in the latest tools and strategies for environmental education. There are four different modules offered, each with two days of hands-on workshops and […]read more
The Nutrition Resource Centre is collaborating with the Greenbelt Fund on a research project, in partnership with the Food Innovation & Research Studio (FIRSt) at George Brown College (GBC) and the Helderleigh Foundation, to gain an understanding of local food awareness, utilization and food literacy in meal and snack programs targeted to young children in […]read more
The website for the 2019 National Farm to School Conference is now live! The conference, hosted by Farm to Cafeteria Canada (F2CC), is taking place in Victoria, B.C. from May 15 – 17, 2019. Stay tuned for registration details. If you have ideas for a workshop, presentation, short talk or abstract, the conference Call for […]read more
A new, free guide for organizing cooking initiatives in schools has been released, A Recipe for Successful Cooking Workshops. The guide was developed through the collaboration of several partners: Équiterre, Commission scolaire de Montréal (CSDM), Dairy Farmers of Canada and the Direction régionale de santé publique de Montréal, as part of the Schools Take Root project. […]read more
The first webinar in a two-part series on Roots to Harvest’s Forest Meets Farm school food pilot project was held on October 30, 2018, and you can now view a recording of the webinar (also below) and download the webinar slides. Be sure to register for the second webinar in this series taking place on Thursday, December […]read more
As part of 2018’s Farm to School Month celebrations, Farm to Cafeteria Canada (F2CC) has released the much-anticipated fact sheet, The Benefits of Farm to School: Evidence from Canada. For the first time, this new resource brings together the results of Canadian studies showing that Farm to School activities increase students’ consumption of vegetables and […]read more
Farm to Cafeteria Canada’s (F2CC) National Farm to School Conference will be held in Victoria, British Columbia, May 15-17, 2019, and they are now accepting proposals. The conference presentation dates will take place on May 16-17, 2019. Building on the success of the 2015 Changing the Menu conference, this event is designed to advance activity to […]read more
Calling all educators! FoodShare’s Field to Table Schools team would like to invite two representatives from your school/community to a free 3-part webinar series to introduce you to the Good Food Machine program, and share the resources you’ll need to kick off your own tower garden program! Register online here by Tuesday, October 23. You […]read more
Roots to Harvest is piloting an exciting Forest Meets Farm school food project, which will be shared with educators, public health professionals and others across Ontario in an upcoming two-part webinar series. The first webinar will provide a project, curriculum and evaluation overview as well as some midpoint reflections. The second webinar will offer more detailed evaluation […]read more