Community Partners & Associations

  • Farm to School BC

    Farm To School BC (F2S) is broadly defined as a school-based program that connects schools (K-12) and local farms. It aims to improve student nutrition, and to provide students with educational opportunities about foods and the local food system, while supporting local farmers and the local food economy.

  • Breakfast Club of Canada

    Breakfast Club of Canada works to ensure that children, especially those that need it most, start their day with a nutritious breakfast in an environment that fosters dignity and self-esteem.

  • BC Agriculture in the Classroom (AITC)

    BC’s award winning Agriculture in the Classroom Foundation is a non-profit organization that works through its various programs with educators to bring BC’s agriculture to students in BC.

  • BC Dairy Association

    BC Dairy Association is a not-for-profit organization funded by the dairy farmers in British Columbia that delivers leading edge nutrition education programs to students in BC Schools.

  • The Classroom Gardener

    The Classroom Gardener provides on-site, in-garden programming for students of all ages in public, private and home learning spaces within Vancouver’s lower mainland. Schools outside of this area can still contact us for professional development bookings. The Classroom Gardener supports teachers and students with a meaningful cross-curricular, place-based, on-site school garden learning experience.

  • Evergreen

    Evergreen is a leading national funder and facilitator of local, sustainable greening projects in schoolyards, parks and communities across Canada.

  • LifeCycles

    Lifecycles is a non-profit, community-based organization dedicated to cultivating awareness of and initiating action around food, health and urban sustainability in the Greater Victoria community.

  • Environmental Youth Alliance

    Environmental Youth Alliance is partnering with several Vancouver schools to develop integrated gardening programs to support food gardening as a valuable tool for integrating sustainability into school culture and pedagogy. In addition, EYA offers Vancouver teachers the Growing Kids workshop series.

  • Growing Chefs

    Growing Chefs! Chefs for Children’s Urban Agriculture is a non-profit society, based in Vancouver, B.C. The Classroom Gardening Program pairs chef volunteers with elementary school classrooms (grades 1-3) to give students hands-on experience growing and cooking their own food.

  • Sprouting Chefs

    Sprouting Chefs is a not for profit group that provides children in Vancouver with opportunities to learn real life skills in garden and kitchen settings by learning where food comes from and how to prepare it in the kitchen.

Making it Happen: Healthy Eating at School
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