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Storytelling at the Summer Institute

On the morning of the Wednesday edition of the Summer Institute, Cyprien Lomas, Duncan McHugh and Nathan Moes led a short workshop entitled “Discovering and Sharing the stories from your Garden.” Here on Thursday, we present one of the fine…

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Think & Eat Green @ School – Summer Institute 2012 Schedule

The rain provided a wet reminder that we live in Vancouver, but it has relented as the 2012 Summer Institute participants headed outside into the Orchard Garden. And of course the amazing lineup of workshops and people presenting and attending…

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Incorporating Sustainability Attributes and Engaging with UBC Farm

On short notice, but if you’re free today, head on over to the UBC Farm Harvest Hut and join Andrew Riseman, UBC Farm Academic Director and USI Teaching and Learning Fellow to explore the four Sustainability Attributes, opportunities for engaging them…

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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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“Taking care of our garden means it takes care of us”

  “Seeing the garden throughout the whole year is an amazing transformation because of all the people that come through, the connections we make, and the joy we get in seeing our work culminate in the plants we grow.” —…

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Growing Chefs Keep Growing: Program Assistant Needed

Growing Chefs! Chefs for Children’s Urban Agriculture runs a Classroom Gardening Program in elementary schools to get kids excited about growing, cooking, and eating good, healthy food. Over the course of three and a half months, chef volunteers are paired…

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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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