Hands on Food: Food Literacy in the Classroom

Attendees will learn about Farm to School BC resources and how food literacy fits into the school curriculum. During this workshop, they will participate and learn how to run a successful food preparation lesson in their classrooms, learn about best practices for discussing nutrition using Teach Food First and engage in a place-based learning activity. 

The workshop will be presented in person, and attendees will receive ready-to-use printed lesson plans for grades 4-7. Any grade teacher may attend the workshop and lesson plans can be tailored accordingly. 

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11:45 AM - 1:15 PM
Room B207
Sullivan Heights Secondary School

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  • Farm to School BC
    Angelina Sharma

    Angelina is a second-generation immigrant living on the traditional territory of the k?ik?????m (Kwikwetlem First Nation). As a graduate of the Health Sciences program at Simon Fraser University, she is passionate about creating healthy built environments that promote health equity and community engagement. Angelina is excited to bring her educational background and passion to F2SBC and is looking forward to collaborating with educators and community organizations to bring healthy, local food to schools in Surrey

    Angelina is also an animator for Can You Dig It, which focuses on supporting communities across BC to create inclusive and welcoming food-growing gardens. She currently coordinates and manages two community gardens in Surrey and in June 2022, she led the organization's first community garden build in an automotive dealership parking lot in South Surrey.   In her spare time, Angelina loves yoga, dog sitting and trying new restaurants.