Fresh Roots

Fresh Roots grows Good Food For All! We envision a world where everyone has access to healthy food, land, and community. Our mission is to cultivate engaging gardens and programs that catalyze healthy eating, ecological stewardship, and community celebration. Elementary and Middle Years: Candidates will work with the Experiential Learning Manager and teams to help lead curriculum-aligned schoolyard farm field trips for elementary and middle grades classes. Candidates will also develop new programming to be used by the EL team. Programs are held on 1/2 acre farms at Van Tech and David Thompson Secondary Schools. Secondary: Candidates will work with our Youth Empowerment Manager and team to help develop curriculum for our summer program: SOYL. Curriculum will be focusing on "Indigenous perspectives and knowledge" and "Ecology and the Environment". Teacher candidates will also participate in and lead workshops with our secondary students at our 1/2 acre farms at Van Tech Secondary School , David Thompson Secondary School, Farm Roots Mini School at Delta and at Suwa’lkh School (located on a beautiful seven acre forest in Coquitlam).

Associated Costs:

Candidates will be expected to provide their own room and board as well as travel to and between program sites. Vancouver sites are transit accessible.