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NFL Announces 2018 School Garden Recipients

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 28, 2018

NUTRIENTS FOR LIFE HELPS 50 SCHOOLS START A SCHOOL GARDEN IN 2018

Nutrients for Life Foundation Canada is pleased to announce this year’s winners of our school learning garden grant program. We are happy to partner with schools helping teachers get students outside, get their hands in the soil and learn about growing food from the ground up! We would like to congratulate these 50 new schools and welcome them into our national school garden program. We are looking forward to watching your gardens grow and supporting student engagement these gardens provide for. These gardens are only possible from our generous sponsors across North America.

LEARNING GARDEN GRANT WINNERS:

MONTAGUE CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL- MONTAGUE PE
GEORGES P VANIER CATHOLIC SCHOOL- CHATHAM ON
GRANT PARK SCHOOL- WINNIPEG MB
KILLARNEY SCHOOL- KILLARNEY MB
CARONPORT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL- CARONPORT SK
DENE HIGH SCHOOL-LA LOCHE SK
DR. GORDON HIGGINS SCHOOL-CALGARY AB
GEORGE MACDOUGALL HIGH SCHOOL-AIRDRIE AB
VAUXHALL HIGH SCHOOL- VAUXHALL AB
WARNER SCHOOL-WARNER AB

SCHOOL GARDEN GRANT WINNERS:

ATLANTIC CANADA

ALLISON BERNARD MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL-ESKASONI NS
AVON VIEW HIGH SCHOOL-WINDSOR NS
BICENTENNIAL SCHOOL-DARTMOUTH NS
CAPE BRETON HIGHLANDS EDUCATION CENTER ACADEMY-MARGAREE HARBOUR NS
DORCHESTER SCHOOL-DORCHESTER NB
HALIFAX CENTRAL JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL-HALIFAX NS
HIGHBURY EDUCATION CENTER- NEW MINAS NS
OCTAGON POND ELEMENTARY- PARADISE NL
OROMOCTO HIGH SCHOOL-OROMOCTO NB
PERSALVIC SCHOOL- VICTORIA NL
ROBIN FOOTE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL- SYDNEY NS
SALISBURY ELEMENTARY-SALISBURY NB
ST. JOSEPH’S A MCKAY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL-HALIFAX NS

ONTARIO

ABBEY LANE PUBLIC SCHOOL-OAKVILLE ON
JOHNNY LOMBARDI PUBLIC SCHOOL-WOODBRIDGE ON
LINCOLN M ALEXANDER SECONDARY SCHOOL-MISSISSAUGA ON
RANDALL PUBLIC SCHOOL-MARKHAM ON
RICK HANSEN PUBLIC SCHOOL-AURORA ON

MANITOBA

ECOLE EDWARD SCHREYER SCHOOL-BEAUSEJOUR MB
ELM CREEK SCHOOL-ELM CREEK MB
GREENWAY SCHOOL- WINNIPEG MB
HAMIOTA COLLEGIATE-HAMIOTA MB
MAPLE GROVE COLONY SCHOOL-LAUDER MB
MIAMI SCHOOL-MIAMI MB
NEIL CAMPBELL SCHOOL-WINNIPEG MB
SHERWOOD SCHOOL-WINNIPEG MB

SASKATCHEWAN

ADEN BOWMAN COLLEGIATE INSTITUTE-SASKATOON SK
CABRI SCHOOL-CABRI SK
CARONPORT HIGH SCHOOL-CARONPORT SK
KIDS IN MOTION-MOOSE JAW SK
MILLER SCHOOL-MELVILLE SK
PLAINSVIEW SCHOOL-REGINA SK
W.H. FORD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL-REGINA SK

ALBERTA

CRESCENT HEIGHTS HIGH SCHOOL-CALGARY AB
FORT MCMURRAY ISLAMIC SCHOOL-FORT MCMURRAY AB
HUGHENDEN PUBLIC SCHOOL-HUGHENDEN AB
LENDRUM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL-EDMONTON AB
VARSITY ACRES SCHOOL- CALGARY AB

BRITISH COLUMBIA

KIDSTON PAC- COLDSTREAM BC

Nutrients for Life is a Canada registered charity which allows donors to deduct contributions to our organization as a charitable tax credit. Our Registration Number is 83306-6210-RR0001 Nutrients for Life Foundation Canada is a registered Canadian charitable organization committed to bringing educational materials to the classroom, focusing on soil science and agricultural sustainability. Together, educators, community groups, scientists, and representatives from the agricultural sector produce and distribute educational materials to meet Canada’s school curriculum needs with science-based content of the highest quality. Nutrients for Life Foundation Canada supports the sustainable use of nutrients to increase the health and quality of our soil, improve production of nutritious food, and preserve green spaces. To learn more, visit nutrientsforlife.ca.

 

MEDIA CONTACT
Tamara Sealy
Executive Director
Nutrients for Life Foundation Canada
tsealy@nutrientsforlife.ca