Teaching teachers about good food

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educator trainings offered in 2017


educators reached in 2017


publications developed in 2016

“I had NOT heard about FoodShare prior to today… I am sold! I think what you do here is great! I certainly will use some of the activities learned today in my own class.” - a participant in a recent workshop.

Field to Table Schools doesn’t just get kids excited about food. We train educators too. Whether you’re involved in professional development days or looking for customized, professional development, our Educator Trainings show how we’re integrating food literacy education into learning spaces across the city. You’ll feel energized about connecting food and curriculum. With our shareable, open-source guides and toolkits, you’ll find it hard to resist plugging Field to Table Schools activities in your own class.

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Updated Lesson Plans:

The following lesson plans have been updated to incorporate some new, but mostly the tried and true workshops, activities and ideas from the past decade of Field to Table Schools. Each lesson plan is designed to be a learning "unit" and educators are encouraged to find the activities within them that best suit their group. Enjoy!

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Funding provided by Greenbelt Foundation


Field to Table Schools shares hands-on food literacy

FoodShare takes a multifaceted approach to food in schools. Field to Table Schools, our food literacy program, supports educators by building food into curriculum-connected workshops. Students get their hands dirty by cooking, tasting and more. Food connects to math, arts, social sciences and more so naturally. Say Yes! to good food in classrooms.

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Contact Brooke Ziebell if you have any question about this program.

Brooke Ziebell
Field to Table Schools Manager
416-363-6441 x248

Program Lead

Brooke Ziebell // Field to Table Schools Manager

Brooke joined the FoodShare team in 2009 shortly after arriving from Australia and getting caught up in the buzz around local food in the city. Coming from a Nutrition and Dietetic background, and having seen the disastrous effects of unhealthy eating habits first-hand, Brooke realized that true disease prevention should start way back at the beginning, with children. Never turning...see full bio