Farm to School Manitoba visited Nelson McIntyre School to present during their Career Exploration Week
Farm to School’s Program Coordinator was pleased to attend Nelson McIntyre’s veggie day delivery in October. For many years, the school’s band teacher and NMC performing arts parents association have been choosing Farm to School Manitoba to be the fundraiser for their school. Grade 9 students worked together to fundraise money for a … Read more
A special shout-out goes to the parent council and parent volunteers for organizing such a successful fundraiser. Even though Ecole Provencher had only one week scheduled for the fundraiser, they managed to raise $1,700.00. On the day of the delivery, the Farm to School Program Coordinator was present for all of the action. From unloading … Read more
For the first time, Farm to School Manitoba participated in Winnipeg’s most popular vegan festival, Veg Fest! This wonderful festival is devoted to embracing all things vegan and had over 80 different vendors, representing many sectors including: home and beauty, wellness, clothing, art, food and not for profit organizations. With over 5,000 people in attendance, … Read more
Peak of the Market held its 21st annual Family Fun Day and Farm to School Manitoba was there to participate in all of the festivities. From multiple bouncy houses, a petting zoo, to free popcorn and lunch, there was surely something for everyone to enjoy! The day supported/raised awareness for Children’s Variety and all proceeds … Read more
Farm to School Manitoba in collaboration with Canola Growers hosted a day filled with fun activities. From learning interesting facts about Manitoban grown produce to participating in an interactive food demo, there was never a dull moment!
Farm to School Manitoba attended the Manitoba Child Care Association Marketplace event at their annual conference. Check out highlights from our time at the conference.
Manitoba Association of Parent Councils (MAPC) held its annual conference supporting parental involvement in education throughout Manitoba. Farm to School Manitoba attended the tradeshow exhibit where multiple parent council leaders were able to learn more about numerous programs and fundraisers available to schools across Manitoba. Farm to School Manitoba had a display booth and was handing out program information sheets that weekend.
Farm to School Manitoba attended a Chronic Disease Workshop for Community Health Representatives in February. In attendance were individuals from the 63 First Nation Communities and Tribal Councils of Manitoba. At the workshop, Farm to School had a display booth, provided program flyers and auctioned a door prize that included a large vegetable bundle, diabetes recipe books, measuring spoons and kitchen utensils on both days of the workshop.
The Frontier School Division held its annual conference for school committee members in Winnipeg, MB. This two-day conference allows delegates to participate in workshops and engage in discussions/feedback with the Frontier School Board. Farm to School Manitoba had a display booth with program flyers and a vegetable bundle as a door prize at the conference for promotion of the program to the attendees.