Local food is an excellent tool to teach math, history, literacy, science, geography, art and other subjects. Sustain Ontario’s tipsheet series contains ideas, activities, and resources to make it fun and engaging for students to learn about good, healthy, local food. Tipsheet 5 covers a range of topics including: finding and engaging multiple champions, and succeeding by building on multiple access points.
If you like it, be sure to look at the other 5 tipsheets in their 6 part Local Food Literacy in Ontario Schools Series.
#1 - Tips for Teaching Local Food Literacy in the Classroom
#2 - Eating for Local Food Literacy: Tips for Schools
#3 - Cooking Up Local Food Literacy: Tips for Schools
#4 - Growing Local Food Literacy: Tips for Schools
#6 - Building Field to Table Connections: Tips for Procuring Local Food in Schools