Farm to School in the Community
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.
Farm to School Manitoba was invited to attend the Farm and Fair Luncheon event at Technical Vocational High School (Tec Voc) in November 2018. There were representatives from local organizations present. Tec Voc announced that they had recently received the official designation of Fair-Trade Certification. The lunch included foods that were locally grown/produced, including the … Read more
Farm to School Manitoba attended the annual home economics MHETA PD/SAGE Day in Selkirk, MB. The one-day event attracted home economics teachers from across the province and was filled with presentations and hands-on workshops.
Farm to School Manitoba had a successful kick-off celebration in September 2018 hosted by the Culinary Arts students at Technical Vocational High School. Delicious local vegetable dishes were prepared by the students, the Honourable Ralph Eichler, Minister of Agriculture, declared September 19th Local Veggie Day, and program partners shared wonderful words about the program. To read … Read more
Interim Principal Rita Rebizant says this is the sixth year the school has participated in the fundraiser and each year about 25% of the bundles bought are donated to Southeast Helping Hands and Soup’s On.