FoodWORKS Walkerton November 3, 2015

Ms. McGeachy teaches the finer points of Kale trimming

Ms. McGeachy teaches the finer points of Kale trimming

FoodWORKS Walkerton, Nov. 3, 2015

Schools: Sacred Heart HS and WDCS
Teachers: Nora Cowe and Mary McGeachy

# of Students: 40  – 20 from each class.
Lunch Provider: Mary McGeachy WDCS foods class (prepare in AM – 2 sessions)
Sessions & Leaders:
 Anne Finlay-Stewart – Supermarket “food miles” Tour (50 minutes)
 Seeds in Soil – Andrew Barrie; Jo-Anne Harbinson
 Climate Change Game: Bruce, Barry and Keegan Macnamara
 Food Prep – Mary McGeachy, Foods Class (During 2 morning 50 minute sessions tbc)
 Four County Trailer – Debbie Davidson (4 x 25 minute tours in PM)
Itinerary: (DRAFT)
9:30 – 9:45 Opening Plenary/Library – Where does our food come from? And intro of sessions and leaders/organizations. What are the kinds of jobs we’ll be talking about? – Barry, Bruce, AFS, Mary?
9:45– 9:55 Transition
10:00 – 10:50 Session 1 – 20 to Mary and 20 to AFS in Library and tour
10:50 – 11:00 Transition – groups of 20 switch
11:00 – 11:50 Session 2 – AFS and Mary
11:50 – noon Transition – Head to Lunch in Mary’s room and open classroom (tbc)
Noon – 12:30 LUNCH
12:30 – 12:40 Transition
12:40 – 1:30 Session 3 – 20 students to CC Game (50); + 10 to Soils (25); 10 to (Four County Trailer 25)
1:30 – 1:40 Transition – switch sessions.
1:40 – 2:30 Session 4 – other 20 to CC Game (50); Soils (25); Trailer (25)
2:30 – 2:55 ???? – this was a Bruce Power session
2:55 – 3:00 Final Plenary – wrap up and discussion of the Game and review – Monty’s Room
3:00 Departure for bussing (just Nora’s class – unless they walk. Tbc.

 

Supermarket tours to measure food miles and evaluate ingredients

Supermarket tours to measure food miles and evaluate ingredients

Anne Finlay-Stewart manages food security debate and discussion

Anne Finlay-Stewart manages food security debate and discussion

Debbie Davidson from Skills Opportunity Showcase trailer

Debbie Davidson from Skills Opportunity Showcase trailer

Andrew Barrie from OMAFRA discusses and demonstrates soil health

Andrew Barrie from OMAFRA discusses and demonstrates soil health

Apprenticeship programs are big in Grey Bruce

Apprenticeship programs are big in Grey Bruce

Keegan MacNamara, a recent college grad facilitates the Climate Change Game

Keegan MacNamara, a recent college grad facilitates the Climate Change Game