Farm to School in BC Grant 2017 Now Closed!
Thank you to all the schools that applied for our grant. The status of your application will be updated on December 20, 2017.
Details of the 2017 Grant
Farm to School BC is accepting applications for K – 12 public, First Nations, and independent schools interested in strengthening connections to the broader community and local farms, with a goal to ensure that children have access to fresh, local and sustainable foods while at school.
Does your school want to (but not limited to):
- Purchase new refrigeration system for cooking or preservation?
- Start a salad bar?
- Buy equipment to support sustainable school-based agriculture practices involving school gardens, micro green system, or other forms of cultivating food?
- Take students out on field trips to your local farmer’s market, farms and other agriculture-based settings to educate students about our local food environment?
- Plant native plants, build medicine wheels, harvest traditional foods, and connect with elders and knowledge keepers?