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.
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 Tuesday, November […]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
The Nutrition Resource Centre (NRC) is hosting a webinar on Bill S-228: An Act to amend the Food and Drug Act (prohibiting direct food and beverage marketing directed at children) on Thursday, October 25, from 12 – 1:30 p.m. The Bill passed its third reading in the House of Commons on September 19, 2018. Next […]read more
As part of their Unpacking Food Literacy series, the Nutrition Resource Centre (NRC) is gearing up for the 2018 Fall Forum with a new webinar, Exploring Food Literacy and Dietary Resilience in Youth: What does “Being Good with Food” Mean to Them? The series is designed to capture best practices in food literacy program delivery, described […]read more
Each October, Farm to Cafeteria Canada (F2CC) collaborates with lead agencies across the nation to organize and deliver the annual Farm to School Month Canada campaign. This campaign runs concurrently with the US Farm to School Month campaign, organized by the US National Farm to School Network. Farm to School Month is designed to engage and connect […]read more
A number of schools across Ontario are entering the third year of their Farm to School Salad Bar Grants, and the Farm to Cafeteria Canada (F2CC) blog has been blooming with their 2018 stories and updates, touching on everything from food literacy and local food procurement, to student nutrition, sustainability education and more. Whether it’s developing […]read more
Here we are, the 10th and final post of our Local Food Literacy blog series! We hope you have been able to harvest some good tips, information and resources along the way from our Local Food Literacy in Schools FAQ Guide, developed by Sustain Ontario, Ecosource, FoodShare and Roots to Harvest. For our last blog post […]read more