News and Updates
April 11, 2019
Victoria, BC May 15 – 17, 2019 Join the Farm to School Conference as they INSPIRE, INNOVATE & organize for IMPACT to close the distance between farm and fork and bring more healthy, local & sustainable foods to the minds & plates of students, from pre-school to campus!

Building on Changing the Menu: 2015 School Food Conference, the first-ever national school food conference in Canada, with its focus on strengthening partnerships, and celebrating and inspiring action, the 2019 National Farm to School Conference will emphasize scaling-up efforts and evaluating impacts of farm and local food to school activities happening across Canada – putting more healthy, local and sustainable foods on the minds and plates of all students. This three-day event will feature field trips to inspirational projects in British Columbia, world-class keynote speakers, presentations, workshops and networking opportunities.

March 18, 2019
Bike to School Week is a free, fun, week-long celebration for students of all ages and abilities. Registering your school for this event is a great way to enhance your green curriculum, build community and highlight the benefits of active transportation - like less congestion and healthy, energized students! Schools in Metro Vancouver can register with HUB CyclingSchools in
communities across BC can register with GoByBike BC .
March 18, 2019
The Youth Action Grants (YAG) were created by McCreary’s Youth Advisory & Action Council (YAC). The purpose of the YAGs is to provide BC youth (ages 12–19) from school districts that participated in the 2018 BC Adolescent Health Survey the opportunity to deliver a project to improve youth health in their school or community. The 2019 granting cycle is now open. Find out more.
February 12, 2019

Don't forget to celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Week in your school. For ideas, posters, lessons plans check out Random Acts of Kindness. 

Teachers, we haven't forgotten about you! Much of the training materials are focused on self-care for educators. Specifically, building resilience, gratitude, kindness and reconnecting educators to what they do best - teaching. For the training manual, presentations and Kindness in the Classroom Folder click here.