Salt Spring Island Farm to School Tour – Salt Spring Island
Full day – $100 (This will sell out – book early)
Focus: This trip offers an opportunity to explore an island-wide approach to Farm to School, including tours of projects based in schools and in the farming community – each contributing to one of the most vibrant and inspiring sustainable food systems in B.C. We will stop in at two different unique farms, with guest speakers and lunch being catered by a farm-to-table focused chef. We are also excited to announce that Dan Jason, author and seed saver, will join us for a discussion over lunch.
Growing in the City: Urban Farming and Campus Food Initiatives 9am – 1pm / $40 (Maximum Capacity: 40)
Focus: This trip will explore sustainable food systems in Victoria’s campus and urban settings; including the UVIC campus garden and food bank, procurement and food literacy initiatives, and urban farming for local businesses at TOPSOIL, an innovative urban agriculture model ideal for schools with limited space. Come explore the diverse ways in which community-based food procurement can transform our food systems! Oh, did we mention we will be driving around in an Eco-bus???
All field trips include lunch, and transportation via bus, and/or ferry unless otherwise noted. A minimum number of registrants are needed for each tour. If capacity is not reached one week prior to the tour, the field trip will be cancelled and you will be refunded.