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Fresh, Healthy, Local Food Coming to Durham Schools Thanks to Ecosource Partnership
Toronto, ON - February 19, 2014 - An innovative project facilitated by Ecosource means fresh, healthy meals made from local food will be on the plates of high school students in the Durham Region.
With support from the Greenbelt Fund, and funding from the Ontario government, Ecosource will develop a series of educational programs and events to increase student and cafeteria staff engagement in buy local programs and drive local food sales in public high schools.
“Ecosource will build on their past success in Peel Region schools with this latest project. With three children of my own, I can relate to the need for educating kids on local food early on. We are eager to see more school boards, including the Durham District School...