Field Trips

Field Trips to explore the Food Cycle from growing, distributing, preparing, and composting

BC Agriculture in the Classroom –  a listing of farm tours in the Lower Mainland

Fresh Roots Urban Farm – the first three school year market gardens in BC: David Thompson Secondary, Van Tech Secondary, Queen Alexandra Elementary Email: info@freshroots.ca

Hastings urban farm – link to video – contact: Ericd@phs.ca

Grocery Store tours, Eg. Save On FoodsThrifty FoodsChoices MarketWhole Foods Market, Kins Farm Market

Southlands Farm Tour

UBC Farm Children’s Learning Garden – wide array of programming K-12

UBC Vanier Dining Hall – contact: Steve.Golub@ubc.ca

Windermere Secondary School – leadership students can offer tours for elementary and secondary students of their garden, greenhouse, aquaponic system and multiple composting systems. Contact holly.smartperson@gmail.com

Touch base with nearby schools. Elementary and Secondary schools that have gardens, composting, or culinary arts programs are often willing to provide tours of their facilities for other students.

If you grow, distribute, prepare, process, or compost food in the Lower Mainland and want to share your information on this site, please sign up to join the Vancouver School Food Forum Google Group  to post about what kind of field trips you offer that explores the food cycle. Refer to sign up instructions here.

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