Tag Archives: food

Cedarcrest: Nutrition Month Fun

In March for Nutrition Month, B.A.S.E. Daycare students in Ms. Matina’s group tasted ingredients they had never eaten before! Grade 1 students did various food-related activities throughout the month but especially liked the taco building one. Students chose whatever ingredients … Continue reading

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John Caboto: Pine Tarts & Black History

When two daycare students walked into their Cooking Club activity one February day, they didn’t know a simple treat their grandmothers used to make for them could mean so much more than just a delicious combination of dough and pineapples! … Continue reading

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Parkdale: Let’s Taste Mexico!

Johanna Donovan, B.A.S.E. Media Advisor With the B.A.S.E. Daycare Food Revolution Day Celebration coming up later this month, we thought we’d give you a little taste of the cooking that goes on in our daycares! On a frigid Friday in … Continue reading

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St. Raphael: Food and Culture

Johanna Donovan, B.A.S.E. Media Advisor B.A.S.E. Cooking Club students at St. Raphael’s spent the month of February cooking African and Caribbean dishes with Ms. Melina in honour of Black History month. On Wednesday, March 1, 2017, students, staff and parents gathered … Continue reading

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John Caboto Academy: Learning about Local Food

Ryan Oxley, Green Animator The Grade 6 students from the Green Club team at John Caboto took a closer look into the local food system and where their food comes from. Everyone was surprised to learn what grew locally and seasonally from … Continue reading

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Green Club: Holidays

Did you know that half of the paper we consume is used to wrap and decorate gifts? (The Recycler’s Handbook, 1990) Holiday waste, like food, shopping bags, packaging, wrapping paper, bows and ribbons, contribute up to an additional 1 million … Continue reading

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St. Monica: Harvesting Happiness

On Wednesday, October 7, 2015, students from the St. Monica Green Club hosted a fabulous Harvest Party in the Schoolyard Garden. The goal was to celebrate a full season of harvesting, and to attract community members, parents and fellow students … Continue reading

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