FRESH FROM THE FARM: HEALTHY FUNDRAISING FOR ONTARIO SCHOOLS

Welcome to Fresh from the Farm: Healthy Fundraising for Ontario Schools!

Since Fresh from the Farm’s launch five years ago 1165 Ontario schools have collectively distributed over 2.7 M pounds of fresh, Ontario-grown fruit and vegetables to Ontario families. Schools have raised over $1.1 M for school initiatives.

 

 

Why is Fresh from the Farm so successful?

  • Fresh from the Farm is the only school fundraiser – eligible to over 5000 schools - selling Ontario-grown fruit and vegetables
  • Provides 40% profit for schools
  • Supports a healthy school environment and opportunities for learning about agri-food and healthy eating in the classroom
  • Contributes to the local economy and promotes our Ontario growers
  • Aligns with Ontario’s School Food and Beverage Policy and Ontario’s Local Food Act, 2013
 

Who can participate?

  • All publicly funded ON schools are eligible to participate.*
 

What Ontario-grown products are sold?

  • Fresh Ontario-grown fruit and vegetables (items and selling price to be available in April 2018)
 

What’s the timeline?

  • Key dates will be available in April 2018.
 

Questions?

 

* Due to geographical limitations, a small number of schools in the northern regions of ON are not eligible to participate; please email contact@freshfromfarm.ca for further details.