Food Isn't Garbage (grades 5-8)

Last updated on
Thursday, August 20th, 2020
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Program Description

Did you know that in Metro Vancouver tens of thousands of kgs of food is discarded every day? Food waste is a big problem.  Through this workshop students will learn the importance of food recycling and practical ways to reduce food waste, as well as glimpsing how families around the world eat. 

This program is also available virtually! Duration of the program may vary. Please contact for details.

Big Ideas
  • Natural resources continue to shape the economy and identity of different regions of Canada.
  • Complex global problems require international cooperation to make difficult choices for the future.
  • Increasingly complex societies required new systems of laws and government.
  • Human and environmental factors shape changes in population and living standards.
  • COVID Precautions

    All workshop supplies will be sanitized after every single presentation. At this point we will be doing minimum sharing of workshop resources. More online resources will be provided for learning purposes.

    Trip Details
    For Grades: 
    5, 6, 7, 8
    Days Offered: 
    75 minutes unless otherwise stated.
    Maximum Students: 
    Offered In French: 
    Also Offered For: 
    Packages Provided: 
    Post-Visit Information Package
    Fee Details
    Fee Notes: 

    This workshop is funded by the Township of Langley and is free for schools in the ToL (limited spaces available).

    Fee of $85 (plus mileage) for schools outside of ToL.

    Additional Notes

    This workshop is offered September - December as well as January - June.