Archive for February, 2015

Calling all Hamilton teachers! Food literacy resources, workshops and trips available through Tastebuds

Join us for a teacher training workshop to learn more about Tastebuds Edible Education Guide and a workshop about integrating food literacy topics into your classroom teaching. At both workshops you’ll be provided with curriculum links, resources, and places to go for more information.  Click here for more information about Tastebuds’ Edible Education Guide!

The first 10 qualifying teachers to register to each event will receive a Classroom bursary!

 School Garden Workshop + Edible Education Info Session
With Neighbour to Neighbour Centre

 Thursday, March 5, 2015
4:30-6:00 p.m.

Nicholas Mancini Centre
44 Hunt Street, Hamilton

Free refreshments provided

Register online at:


Teach Nutrition Workshop + Edible Education Info Session
with Public Health Services and  a Registered Dietitian from TeachNutrition.org

Get your FREE Primary or Junior curriculum kit!

Wednesday, April  8, 2015
4:30-6:30 p.m.

Nicholas Mancini Centre
44 Hunt Street, Hamilton

Free refreshments provided

Register online at:

Want to support Tastebuds’ Great Big Crunch on March 12?

Please consider sponsoring some apples for the Great Big Crunch! By sponsoring apples, you’ll be contributing to the nutrition program’s daily menu on March 12, significantly reducing the food cost for programs across Hamilton. Donate $10 and provide 14 lbs. of apples, or donate $500 and provide 714 lbs. of apples and become a Honeycrisp Hero!

Click here for more details.

An Earth to Table Feast


Join us for our second annual dinner to celebrate the beginning of the growing season in southern Ontario at the historic Ancaster Mill. Gather your friends and family to sample plates of beautifully prepared local cuisine. Through the feast there will be live local music, a silent auction and a chance to interact with local farmers and chefs. Proceeds from this event will support Tastebuds, Hamilton’s Student Nutrition Collaborative and 3Acres, Tastebuds’ Local Harvest Program.

Thursday, May 28, 2015
5:30 P.M. – 10:00 P.M.

 Ancaster Mill
548 Old Dundas Road

Click here for more information!

For more information, please contact Grace Evans at gevans@tastebudshamilton.ca or (905) 522-1148, Ext. 315