Farm to School Blog

Farm to School BC – Vancouver Regional Hub Fall Blog 2018

  by Sam Gambling Happy back to school, F2SVA network! And congratulations on another bountiful fall season! Thanks to a summer stewardship pilot project led by Fresh Roots Urban Farm Society and Grandview Woodland Food Connection, gardens are flourishing in five East Vancouver schools. Throughout the summer, two students were hired to tend to these […]

Farm to School BC – Vancouver Region Spring 2018 Blog

F2SVA Spring 2018 Blog: Pollinating Spring Gardens Spring is in the air! Across the Vancouver region, you may spy Indian Plums flowering, Cottonwood buds opening, and bees waking from their winter hibernations.   Now might be good time to sample tender dandelion leaves growing on your school grounds. Check out Elise Krohn’s Wild Foods and […]

Farm to School BC – Kamloops Region Spring 2018 Blog

Introduction First of all, I would like to welcome Kay Bingham Elementary, Kamloops School of the Arts, and Raft River officially to the Kamloops Hub! Schools’ project plans are in, and I am so excited to see more garden boxes being built (some even as part of an outdoor stage), irrigation being installed, and several […]