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The time has come for teaching ​‘food literacy’ in schools

Toronto Star – School meals and food literacy — our knowledge and skills regarding food — are not partisan issues. We’re counting on all parties to act together.

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OTF Helps Growing Chefs! Ontario open new Food Education Centre at The Grove at Western Fair District

We welcomed London North Centre MPP Terence Kernaghan to celebrate the expansion of our food education programming made possible by a Grow grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation.

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New science curriculum with hands-on learning, coding and food literacy gets top marks locally!

The updates to the Ontario science curriculum welcome and needed, local experts say

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New Greenhouse Project

Our new Growing Chefs! greenhouse is part of our Food Education Centre at The Grove at the Western Fair District.

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Thoughts on Food and Food Security

London’s Vital Signs – Food security starts with food education to help the next generation understand the role that food has played through our history and needs to play as we adapt our social, economic, and food systems to an uncertain future.

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New Crop of Food Businesses Taking Root at Western Fair’s Grove

The London Free Press – The new, large classroom space at the Grove can handle more youths, and frees up Growing Chefs’ King Street space, formerly a restaurant, for events and fundraisers.

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Food For the Future

Our ED Andrew Fleet joins host Peggy O’Neil on Global News Radio 980 CFPL

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