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Soup’s On! Educational Kit is a dynamic tool that aims to introduce the concept of responsible eating. Through the activities it presents, the kit invites students to look beyond their plate, to explore issues surrounding our current food system and to think about the impacts of their fod choices on their health, their environment and the world around them.
Solution - 15 April 2020 - Tag : Food Education Kit, Local food, Soup's On!
Soup’s On! Educational Kit is a dynamic tool that aims to introduce the concept of responsible eating. Through the activities it presents, the kit invites students to look beyond their plate, to explore issues surrounding our current food system and to think about the impacts of their fod choices on their health, their environment and the world around them.
Solution - 15 April 2020 - Tag : Food Education Kit, Local food, Soup's On!
The pupils at Saint Barthélemy primary school in Montreal grow their own organic veggies. McGill University serves fruit and vegetables grown on its Macdonald campus.    Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay, Ontario "cooks patient meals from scratch using fresh, whole foods," instead of relying on a catering service.
Actualité - 31 October 2012 - Tag : Farm to Cafeteria, Set up Soup's On!, Soup's On!, Soup's On! kit
Last week, Ontario's Ministry of Agriculture introduced a Local Food Act, establishing "a target to aspire to in respect of local food." Quebec should take note. According to Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty, if Ontario households were to take just $10 of their normal food spending, and use it to buy Ontario-grown rather than imported products, it could spark $2.4...
Seeking participants for the first ever nationwide online survey of programs that help bring local, nutritious and sustainably produced foods into places where we learn, work, are healed and play. Are you associated with a school or health care facility involved in Farm to Cafeteria activities or interested in participating in Farm to Cafeteria activities in the future? If so...
Actualité - 3 June 2012 - Tag : Local food, Soup's On!, Sustainable cafeterias
When the city of Laval learned that most of the food we buy travels an average of 2600 km "from field to table," it decided to do something about it, by teaming up with Equiterre and local food co-op Saveurs de Laval to help institutional food services access fresh fruit and vegetables from a local farm. What made Laval such a good candidate for this project? The...
Actualité - 18 January 2012 - Tag : Buying local, Soup's On!, Sustainable cafeterias
Do you sometimes eat organic, sometimes not? Although it's better to eat conventionally grown fruit and vegetables than no fruit and vegetables at all, there are still some choices that you can make to limit your exposure to toxic pesticide residue.  To help shoppers prioritize when to buy organic, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) has updated its lists of...