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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 […]

Vancouver Region Farm to School Hub – Community Animator Fall Blog Post

  F2SVA Fall 2017 Blog: Opportunities to Indigenize School Food Systems Fall is in the air, and our land and waters are transforming. Leaves are turning, chestnuts are falling, and salmon are ending their journeys. In this abundant and rich rainforest ecosystem, there are countless opportunities to engage in our local food cycles and traditional […]

Vancouver Area Farm to School Hub – Community Animator Winter Blog Post

Winter’s upon us! As the seasons change, so do the types Farm to School activities taking place in the Vancouver Area; but the winter chill isn’t slowing anyone down. While schools may be putting their gardens to bed, hands-on learning through food production and preparation happens year-round. Experiential hands-on learning is an important element of […]

Vancouver Area Farm to School Hub – Community Animator Fall Blog Post

  Happy Farm to School Month! All across the country, students, teachers, farmers, and communities are celebrating the diversity of programs, policies and activities that connect children and youth to local, healthy, and sustainable foods! This October 2016, Farm to Cafeteria Canada (F2CC) is launching its third annual Canadian National Farm to School month campaign: […]