Parkdale: Taking a Bite Out of Local Produce

Mr. Ryan leaves green club students asking for more as they learn about the importance of eating local produce. It was with great enthusiasm that the students made a delicious salad from local ingredients all in anticipation of enjoying the fruits of their labour once the salad was done. It was obvious that their hard…

Local & Healthy Eating — Green Club Montreal

Who knew learning could be so yummy! Love this Nutrition Month blog post from a daycare student in Coronation’s Green Club! This week I took a few photos during our Green Club activity when we prepared and ate a salad. We learned how to make a healthy salad using some local ingredients, such as carrots, apples…

Green Club: Edible Art

Have you ever used cut up fruits and vegetables to create art? Well Ms. Shannon’s Green Club students did just that this past January and designed some delectable creations! Based on an idea from Salad People by Mollie Katzen, students put together their favourite animals, landscape scenes, self portraits and more by using the variety…

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 the interactive activities played and that bananas don’t grow in Montreal. As a part of…