The Springs / Growing Chefs! Ontario FUNdraising Dinner

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

We are very excited to announce that Growing Chefs! Ontario and The Springs Restaurant are again teaming up to host the 2013 Classroom Gardening Project Fundraising Dinner. The Dinner will be held at The Springs, 310 SpringBank Dr. -  on Sunday May...

We're Asking for Your Feedback

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

  Have you had an experience with a Growing Chefs! program?  In an effort to improve Growing Chefs Ontario we are collecting feedback about our programs. Your feedback is very valuable and greatly appreciated! Please take a few minutes to answer the...

2013 Classroom Gardening Project Sponsors

Friday, April 5, 2013

We are thrilled to announce the 2013 Sponsors for the Classroom Gardening Project. It is because of their support that our little project continues to grow… Libro Financial Group The Faith Tilk Memorial Fund A Private Donation in Memory of Chef Gus...

Maple Syrup: Canada's Sweetest Tradition

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Did you know that Canada produces 85% of the world’s maple syrup? To learn more about this longstanding tradition, we went for a visit to the Maple Sugar Shack at McLachlan Farm to enjoy a pancake breakfast with our favourite sweet – fresh maple...

Volunteer for the 2013 Classroom Gardening Project

Friday, March 8, 2013

The 2013 Classroom Gardening Project is fast approaching! We have begun recruitment for volunteer positions for the 2013 Classroom Gardening Project. We are very excited to get back into the classrooms and are anticipating our 6th year to be the...

Fresh Food Frenzy

Sunday, October 14, 2012

On October the 4th we launched The Fresh Food Frenzy Program and feedback is already rolling in!                                               We thought we would share this e-mail with you to start off the week. Dear Growing Chefs! "My son's class...

The 2012 Classroom Gardening Project Lesson 4

Sunday, August 5, 2012

View our full report from our Fourth class visit!  ClassroomJournalLesson 4.pdf The concept is very simple. The students have been growing their windowsill gardens for the past three months. With the vegetables they have been caring for – they will...

The 2012 Classroom Gardening Project Lesson 3

Thursday, July 12, 2012

View our full report from our Third class visit!  ClassroomJournalLesson 3.pdf This visit turns out to be one of the favourites of both the chefs and the students every year. Again, everyone is very excited when the chefs arrive at the school. As...

The 2012 Classroom Gardening Project Lesson 2

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

View our full report from our Second class visit!  ClassroomJournalLesson 2.pdf It had been three weeks since the first visit with the schools and the chefs were excited to get back into the classroom to see how the gardens are coming along.  Our...

The 2012 Classroom Gardening Project Lesson 1

Thursday, June 14, 2012

The 2012 Classroom Gardening Project is underway! So far this year has been the biggest and most successful to date. View our full report from our first class visit! ClassroomJournalLesson1.pdf With help from the generous grant received from The...

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