Are you (or the person you are registering) under 18 years of age?**
**If yes, please provide:
Name of accompanying parent or guardian, teacher, or chaperone)
Contact email of accompanying parent or guardian, teacher, or chaperone)
What sector(s) best represent you? (Select up to 2)*
Pre-school/early childhood educationElementary, Middle or High-schoolPost-secondary institution (campus)Food production (includes farmers, fishers, foragers, harvesters, pickers, etc.)Food preparation and/or serviceNon-government or community organizationGovernment organization (local, provincial or federal)Private sectorHealth professionalPolicy advisorAcademiaOther, please specify below
Did you attend the Changing the Menu conference held in the fall of 2015 in Montreal, Quebec?*
Are you representing (or affiliated with) a school that has received a Farm to School Canada Digs In! grant from Farm to Cafeteria Canada?*
Which of the conference thematic areas are you most excited about? Please check your top 3*
Farm to Cafeteria: promising practices in the preschool, school and campus settingBuying into Local: institutional food procurement strategiesIndigenous Food Ways: reconnecting students to their land and foodFostering Food Literacy: hands on learning in beyond the classroomMaking Connections: farmers, fishers, food hubs, and supply chainsScaling-up: regional approaches7. Healthy Eating: student nutrition and life-long skillsThe Evidence Is In: measuring and reporting impactIn the Driver’s Seat: youth leadership and engagementSustaining the Momentum: advocating for change
In a few words, please share what a successful conference experience would look like for you?*
NoneVegetarianVeganGluten FreeNut (peanut) allergyDairy AllergyNo porkNo beefOther (please specify below)
Other Dietary Restrictions
Conference registration fees include full access to conference plenary sessions on May 16th and 17th, lunch and snacks on both days, as well as access to our signature evening harvest networking event.
Early Bird Registration is available until March 1, 2019.
After March 1, 2019, the full conference rate will be $325.
Early Bird Rate: $250 (plus 5% GST)
Full day - $50 (Maximum Capacity: TBC)
Focus: This trip will explore the linkages between student food literacy, wild foods and forest stewardship, including a visit to a school with a thriving local foods program and a foraging hike on the southern tip of Vancouver Island.
Full day - $100 (Maximum Capacity: 50)
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.
Full day $50 (Maximum Capacity: TBC)
Focus: This trip will highlight approaches to Indigenous food sovereignty and ecosystem restoration by exploring connections to the land and language. It will highlight Indigenous youth engagement in reclaiming spaces - growing the next generation of leaders.
10 am – 2 pm $15 (Maximum Capacity 25) – Expect to walk appx 3 km in total during the tour.
Focus: This trip will showcase sustainable food systems in urban schools and how youth can be empowered through food by exploring a number of innovative, urban school food initiatives including the value of partnerships between schools and with small-scale urban producers.
9am – 4pm / $75 (Maximum Capacity: 50)
Focus: This trip will provide an opportunity to visit an Eco-village in the Cowichan Valley to explore holistic approaches to education through applied permaculture, and integrated systems. It will touch on topics such as farming in the face of climate change and sustainable animal husbandry.
9am – 1pm / $40 (Maximum Capacity: TBC)
Focus: Campus food systems, procurement.
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.
Select Your Field Trip
None1. Wild Harvest Foraging Workshop and Coastal School Visit - Sooke Area2. Salt Spring Island Farm to School Tour – Salt Spring Island3. Indigenous Foodscapes4. Urban Food Systems Walking Tour – Victoria5. Integrated Sustainable Food Systems for Students – Cowichan Valley6. Campus Procurement and Leadership – University of Victoria