Every year in October, Équiterre is pleased to promote Farm to School Month, an event organized across Canada by Farm to Cafeteria Canada (F2CC). Actors from the school community (schools and daycare services, CEGEPs, universities) and from the early childhood sector (daycare centers) are invited to participate in the #Farm to School Month campaign by sharing their activities that promote healthy, local and environmentally responsible food. This year, the theme of the month is "Food Connects".
Throughout October and for the rest of the 2022-2023 school year, Farm to Cafeteria Canada will host conversations and share resources and stories that explore this theme. Whether you decide to do gardening, a food forest or a salad bar, get involved in large numbers and spread the word on social media! #Farm2SchoolMonth, #FoodConnects #Farm2School #SchoolFood. Learn more and participate!
A GROWING MOVEMENT
Farm to School Month is designed to showcase the diversity of ways farm or local school food initiatives taking place across the country, while inspiring others to join the movement.
Join the thousands of Canadian schools already featured on the School Food Map (coming soon)! Help raise awareness of Farm to School activities across Canada. This helps to attract the attention of policy makers and stakeholders to support the Farm to School movement across Canada.
Access the stories, resources and impacts of the initiative by visiting the Farm to School 2022 Report: Canada Digs In!. This interactive report highlights the impact of Canada's first national Farm to School initiative on school communities, celebrates champions and tells the stories of successful Farm to School initiatives underway in communities across Canada. You'll find inspiring projects and also learn how students in champion schools have implemented healthy, local and environmentally responsible food in their cafeterias.
LOOKING FOR INSPIRATION