Food Initiatives Greenhouse
Type: Lesson Plan
May 5, 2020
Students will learn about the link between soil quality and climate change.
A 100-page easy-to-follow collection of ideas and techniques for creating native plant and vegetable gardens, and a whole range of…
This general guidebook on creating and maintaining food gardens was created for schools to use in their greening projects but…
Students explore the concepts of biodiversity and monoculture in their urban ecosystem and in the broader food system.
Students make the connection between their food sources and geology. They learn that the land available for food production (topsoil)…
This activity will help students analyze the effects of human activities on habitats and communities; Investigate the interdependence of plants…
To learn about different plant parts, their functions and how plants are our primary source food. This is an activity…
Students investigate air and water within the context of producing a kale chip.
An interactive story along with planting pea sprouts activity.
This 70-page Kinder-GARDEN project guide shares lesson plans used by Green Thumbs Growing Kids to support teachers to create healthy…
Sep 5, 2019
A number of lesson plans on food waste covering topics such as dirt, composting, Indigenous“All My Relations”, food waste tracking,…
Types: Lesson Plan, Teacher Toolkit/Guide, Toolkit/Guide
The Food Matters Action Kit inspires youth across North America to reduce food waste and help save our planet
Types: Curriculum, Lesson Plan, Workshop material
Jul 29, 2019
This workshop guides students in exploring why it's important to save seeds; how to collect seeds; and packet making.
This workshops educates about the soil and how to close the loop in the outside garden. The workshop's activity guides…
Types: Teacher Toolkit/Guide, Toolkit/Guide
As an extension of Ecosource’s ReRooted in Play Activity Guide, Access ReRooted aims to reduce barriers and encourage individuals, schools…
Types: Fact Sheet, Lesson Plan
Jan 21, 2019
A wide range of curriculum linked resources developed by Ag in the Classroom
Types: Game / Interactive Resource, Lesson Plan, Teacher Toolkit/Guide, Toolkit, Toolkit/Guide
This five-session unit has been developed to support Ontario teachers in teaching about climate change and the impacts of food…
Type: Game / Interactive Resource
16 pages of activities, colouring and recipes relating to organic agriculture.
Type: Teacher Toolkit/Guide
A practical guide for organizing and facilitating elementary school cooking workshops. The guide covers all the necessary steps, from annual…
This Ontario Teachers' guide has been designed to help teachers and students enrich their experience of JUST EAT IT: A…
This beautifully illustrated step be step guide, available in both official languages, was designed specifically to support school communities and…
This excerpt is taking from the article: This article examines the connections between agriculture, alternative food movements, and settler colonialism.…
Types: Academic Literature, Book
This book goes into detail about the problem of food access in the United States. It also maps out areas…
This article discusses food sovereignty in Canada and how there is a growing movement in Canada to attain food sovereignty.…
Types: Report/Working Paper, Research
This 9-page report summarizes the results of the Food Literacy Attitude and Awareness research project, which had the purpose of…
Types: Tipsheet, Toolkit/Guide
“How do I get my students excited and engaged in local food literacy?” “How do I help my students navigate…
This 4-page resource offers ideas, tips and resources re: procuring local food in schools. This is the 6th Tipsheet in…
Jun 20, 2017
This 4-page tipsheet summarizes key learning from our Embracing Local Food Literacy in Ontario Schools webinar (recorded on May 17,…
This webinar was the fifth in our Local Food Literacy in Ontario Schools webinar series. Recorded on May 17, 2017,…
This 4-page tipsheet summarizes key learning from our Growing Local Food Literacy in Ontario Schools webinar (recorded on April 19,…
This webinar was the fourth in our Local Food Literacy in Ontario Schools webinar series. Recorded on April 19, 2017,…
This 4-page tipsheet summarizes key learning from our Cooking Up Local Food Literacy in Ontario Schools webinar (recorded on March…
This webinar was the third in our Local Food Literacy in Ontario Schools webinar series. Recorded on March 22, 2017,…
This 4-page tipsheet summarizes key learning from our Eating for Local Food Literacy in Ontario Schools webinar (recorded on February…
This 4-page tipsheet summarizes key learnings from our Teaching Local Food Literacy in Ontario Schools webinar (recorded on November 30,…
May 17, 2017
A poster used in the Kids Can Grow Program on Manitoulin Island to support their hands-on gardening program in schools.
Types: Game / Interactive Resource, Lesson Plan, Presentation, Teacher Toolkit/Guide
This tool kit provides current data on wasted food in Canada and invites students to reflect on their own habits…
Apr 12, 2017
The Six by Sixteen website aims to help young people learn to plan and prepare six nutritious, locally sourced meals…
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