Cedarcrest: Food Waste and Ugly Food

Sabrina Steen, B.A.S.E. Green Club Animator Cedarcrest Green Club students took action on food waste this week, making sure each fruit (even ugly fruit) travelled successfully from garden to plate—instead of from garden to landfill! After engaging in a discussion and sharing stories about food waste, each student participated in the process of preparing a delicious smoothie. The students enjoyed making their smoothies with three “ugly fruits:” mango,…

Hampstead: Winter Snow Globes

Ryan Oxley, B.A.S.E. Green Initiative Advisor Hampstead’s Green Club students embraced winter by making snow globes to help beautify their school garden. The students shared some great learning experiences while creating their snow globes. They discussed the cold temperatures in winter as well as the process of making natural dyes, which included shredding some beets and…

John Caboto Academy: Green Club Takeover!  

Anastasia Markou and Leila Mota, Grade 6 B.A.S.E. Daycare, John Caboto Academy What’s it like to be a teacher? Lots of students have probably asked themselves this question. We got to experience this on March 24th in Green Club at John Caboto Academy. Our theme for the week was earth day! We gave the students…

Gerald McShane: Guerilla Gardening 101

The Gerald McShane Green Club learned about Guerrilla Gardening this week. They took home their handmade “seed bombs”, which they will throw into in any urban space in need of greening. Wherever they’re planted, wildflowers will grow! You can make your own seed bombs at home by following these simple steps: 1 part clay 1 part…