Workshops in May

Vancouver Coastal Health has shared 2 workshops coming up in May, 2015. Take a look below for more information: 1. Food Safety: From Garden to Classroom Table Pilot Workshop Date: May 28, 2015 Time: 3:30pm – 5:00pm Location: Evergreen Community…

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Think & Eat Green @ School Queen Elizabeth Elementary celebrates local food

When the sun is shining, the clouds are giving shade, seeds are in the ground, and sprouts are breaking through the earth…it’s time to celebrate. On a sunny Thursday last week, dozens of eager students at Queen Elizabeth Elementary poured…

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Grandview/¿uuqinak’uuh Elementary sets a high benchmark

. Colleen Kimmett, writer for The Tyee tells the story of the fine work being done at Grandview/¿uuqinak’uuh Elementary in her recent feature  “How Grandview Elementary Fills up Student Plates.” In it she documents the efforts of numerous community partners working together to…

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VSB and Fresh Roots to Create Large School Market Garden at Van Tech Secondary School

Apparently Think & Eat Green @ School partners are not only thinking green, but thinking big as well. Big as in 1000 square meters of  Asian greens, salad greens, beets, carrots, garlic, and a host of other vegetables sprouting on the…

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“We’ve got red peppers, yellow peppers, green peppers…”

Farm to School, an initiative of the Public Health Association of British Columbia,  found itself in the spotlight of  the GlobalTV News this past Thursday, May 31, and the resulting story is one equal parts charm and inspiration! Farm to…

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Think & Eat Green partner Fresh Roots winners of the VanCity Venture Challenge Competition

Ilana Labow, co-founder and director of Fresh Roots Urban Farm Society has been awarded the first VanCity Good Money Impact™ Venture Challenge competition, a initiative launched to help post-secondary students and recent post-secondary graduates grow businesses that are creating positive social…

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