Join the 2016 Great Big Crunch on March 10

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Author: Alice Schuda

Posted: February 24, 2016

Categories: Edible Education Network / GoodFoodBites / News from Sustain Members

BigCrunchSince 2006, over 750,000 people have joined FoodShare’s Great Big Crunch, an annual moment of anti-silence where everyone gets together and bites into crunchy fresh local produce in unison. The symphony is loud, whether you munch on apples or carrots. From coast to coast to coast, celebrate and enjoy healthy snacking with your class, colleagues or friends. Using vegetables and fruits as stars in recipes and fun activities will make you cherish the local bounty around us all.

The next Great Big Crunch takes place on March 10, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. EST!

Anyone can participate, from students, teachers and individuals in classrooms, gymnasiums, recreational facilities, to homes, work places and communities across Ontario…and beyond! Spread the word by emailing your friends, colleagues and networks.


  • You can sign up for yourself, your class, your school or your whole school board!
  • FoodShare provides fun curriculum linked class activities and recommend some fresh local produce for you to snack on.
  • You get all your friends together and take a synchronized bite at 2:30pm EST. Don’t forget to share your crunch photos with us using #greatbigcrunch.
  • Get a Great Big Crunch Certificate to proudly display on your wall!

Click here for 2016 Great Big Crunch Activity Guide!