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FARM TO SCHOOL BC | Grant Facilitation Workshop | February 11

Farm to School BC Grant Facilitation Workshop at Vancouver School Board office, Thursday, February 11th. Information and registration by email:  vancouverregion@farmtoschoolbc.ca Farm to Cafeteria Canada, Whole Kids Foundation, and Farm To School BC are working together to offer up to $10,000 for BC schools to build on your efforts to increase access to healthy local […]

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“Hastings Sunrise Cooks”

Hastings Sunrise Cooks is a local community engagement project celebrating the neighbourhood’s food and drink, community spirit, and love for all things green. Recipes from local restaurants, cafes and delis, help tell the story of this eclectic neighbourhood, while members of the community share their inspiration for calling Hastings Sunrise home. The project team, consisting […]

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School Gardens Flourish in Hastings Sunrise!

Dr. A. R. Lord Elementary School Garden:   When we dug our 11×17 garden in June 2011, we specifically chose a ground-level bed for better water retention in the dry summer months. To date, we’ve set up a watering schedule for parent volunteers during July and August, which has worked well. We have a number of […]

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Templeton Secondary School Garden

So excited about this great new garden at Templeton Secondary School.  Accessible bed built by wood shop teacher Duncan Macdonald.  Deep appreciation to #HastingsCommunityAssociation for seed money to start the garden.  Garden is financially sustainable, thanks to funding from Farm to School Canada ,and Think & Eat Green @ School .

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The roots of HSCFN!

Kids in the garden and families & friends cooking together! HSCFN was inspired by a long history of families, kids, couples and seniors, interacting, learning, digging, canning, cooking, feasting together!  Hastings Sunrise is filled with folks that love to eat and grow local, with a diverse variety of cultures and heritage!  Lots to learn from […]