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.