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October 2016

Growing Microgreens in the Classroom Webinar

October 20, 2016 @ 3:45 am - 4:45 pm

During Thursday's webinar, we will be talking about growing microgreens in the classroom, recipe development, and how to connect them to the curriculum! One of our Farm to School teachers has volunteered to lead this webinar, and share his growing knowledge with us. One part of the conversation will be to think about ways to connect growing microgreens to the curriculum; there have already been a few ideas floating around about doing science experiments with them, testing light conditions, soil…

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November 2016

F2S Vancouver Area Network Meeting

November 16, 2016 @ 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

Join the Farm to School Vancouver Area (F2SVA) Network for its Monthly Online Meeting! This is a networking event for educators and school community members interested in creating change towards more healthy, local school food systems or for people wanting to learn more and become involved with Farm to School type programs.   This month's webinar meeting will feature Lori Snyder, Metis herbalist, as well as Ian Marcuse, Community Food Developer at Grandview Woodland Food Connection, and Spirit Lavallee, a teacher…

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F2S Kamloops Area Network Meeting: Cooking Local Food in Schools

November 17, 2016 @ 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

Join the Farm to School Kamloops Hub Region Network for its Monthly Online Meeting! This is a networking event for educators and school community members interested in creating change towards more healthy, local school food systems or for people wanting to learn more and become involved with Farm to School type programs. This month’s webinar meeting will feature Dave Colombe, a chef who has spent years cooking with local food, and teaching people how to cook with it! Bring all…

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Capital Region Farm to School Webinar with Mark Kilner from Gulf Island Secondary

November 29, 2016 @ 3:45 pm - 5:00 pm

On November 29th, Chef Mark Kilner from Gulf Island Secondary School will be presenting his Farm to School work. Gulf Island Secondary School is one of our regions most innovated Farm to School programs. Mark and his students have created a salad truck that serves the community locally source salad and he has an impressive greenhouse that has an aquaponics system feeding the school greens and fish. Not only is Mark able to sustain his program, he is able to…

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January 2017

Kamloops Food Waste Webinar

January 11, 2017 @ 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

Join the Farm to School Kamloops Hub Region Network for its Monthly Online Meeting! This is a networking event for educators and school community members interested in creating change towards more healthy, local school food systems or for people wanting to learn more and become involved with Farm to School type programs. This month’s webinar meeting will focus on food waste, and we will hear from several community organizations doing their part to minimize food waste and divert it from…

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Farm to School Vancouver Area Network Meeting – Food Safety from Garden to Classroom

January 18, 2017 @ 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
Free

Join the Farm to School Vancouver Area (F2SVA) Network for its January 2017 Monthly Webinar Meeting! This is a networking event for educators and school community members interested in creating change towards more healthy, local school food systems or for people wanting to learn more and become involved with Farm to School type programs. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- This event will feature Enviornmental Health Officers, Kelcey Watts and Kuljeet Chattha. Kelcey and Kuljeet are the current Vancouver Coastal Health Environmental Health representatives for…

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Capital Region Hub Webinar

January 25, 2017 @ 3:45 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us on January 25th, to learn about SEA TO SKY AQUAPONICS who builds commercial, hobby and educational aquaponic systems and trains clients on how to grow food aquaponically. SEA TO SKY AQUAPONICS' current focus is on bringing aquaponics to schools across Canada and is offering an educational program that provides a hands on learning opportunity that is relevant to the biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics and industrial arts curriculums; it is a very practical way to apply what is taught…

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February 2017

F2S Vancouver Area Network Meeting – Preparing your Spring School Garden!

February 15, 2017 @ 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

Join the Farm to School Vancouver Area (F2SVA) Network for its February 2017 Monthly Webinar Meeting! This is a networking event for educators and school community members interested in creating change towards more healthy, local school food systems or for people wanting to learn more and become involved with Farm to School programs. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Join us in preparation for Spring school gardening! Carissa Kasper is the coordinator of Project Garden, an educational and social platform designed to support new food…

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Eating for Local Food Literacy – Sustain Ontario

February 22, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

This webinar hosted by Sustain Ontario will focus on how to use school meals (including cafeteria lunches, hot meal days, home ec, and your school’s Student Nutrition Program / breakfast program) to enable local food literacy education. Packed with hands-on tips and resources, speakers from Roots to Harvest, Ecosource, and the Ontario Student Nutrition Program-Southwest Region, will share: Case studies of schools in Ontario that are using more local foods in their menus and offerings, as well as meal programs…

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Capital Region Farm to School Webinar with Lifecycles Project Society

February 22, 2017 @ 3:45 pm - 5:00 pm

On Wednesday, February 22nd, at 3:45pm Matthew Kemshaw from Lifecycles Project Society will present about their Growing School Program. For over 20 years, Growing Schools has been sowing seeds with elementary school children in Victoria, sharing knowledge and hands-on experience with the next generation of agricultural enthusiasts. Along with sharing knowledge from the program, Lifecycles will share about how to get involved in other aspects of the organization, such as Fruit Tree Project picks, the Seed Library and how to…

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