Alternative Avenues for Local Food in Schools - Ingredients for Success

The Alternative Avenues for Local Food Procurement in Ontario Schools project seeks to address the need for assessment, analysis, training, and barrier identification to increase the quantity of local foods procured in Ontario School Boards.

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Case Study - Farm to Institution: the Power of Public Sector Purchasing

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Conducting Food Origin Audits: A Step-by-Step Guide – St. Joseph’s Health System

St. Joseph’s Heath System created a guide to help organizations and institutions conduct food origin audits.

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Farm Tour 101 – Greenbelt Fund

Here is all the information you need to plan a successful and rewarding farm tour as an engagement and education piece for your local food program.

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The Road to Local Food: Increasing Local Food in Broader Public Sector (BPS) Organizations – Guelph Community Health Centre

Guelph Community Health Centre’s Local Food Toolkit helps organizations overcome challenges in sourcing and serving more local food.

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Great Big Crunch JK/SK Facilitation Notes – FoodShare

FoodShare’s step-by-step process guide for facilitating interactive activities for children, including role playing demonstrations of how apples are grown, farmed, and used in the food system.

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The Great Big Crunch 2014 Activity Guide – FoodShare

FoodShare created a complete activity guide on how schools can participate in the Great Big Crunch. The Guide can be found here.

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Great Big Crunch Apple Themed Story Books – FoodShare

FoodShare’s sample discussion questions and activities help engage students to learn about Ontario apples by drawing on several apple themed story books, including How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World.

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Classroom Connects – Ecosource

A curriculum guide was developed by Ecosource, in partnership with the Durham District School Board and Compass Group Canada, to begin the conversation with secondary school students about the local food system.

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Local Foods to Health Care Facilities Final Report – The Corporation of Norfolk County

This report outlines the Corporation of Norfolk County’s experience with putting a system in place to increase the amount of Ontario food served in the Broader Public Sector.

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