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Oct 15, 2020

Bees Matter offers FREE Buzzing Gardens Classroom Kits!

Buzzing Gardens for Classrooms ** Order before they are gone!! ** Bees Matter welcomes teachers and educators this October to request a complimentary Buzzing Gardens Classroom Kit by emailing Each classroom kit includes 25 seed packets and informational postcards.…

Oct 08, 2020

Fort Whyte Alive Goes Virtual

On October 1st NFL staff were busy! A full day of activities was live streamed to over 200 students across Manitoba. Kent and Ray set up several booths to educate about soil formation, soil texture and nutrients! Great job !…

Sep 29, 2020

Back to School Newsletter

‚ÄčPlease check out the latest updates from the Foundation

Sep 29, 2020

Bulbs to Blooms

‚ÄčNutrients for Life Foundation partners with Vanco Farms to provide classrooms across the country tulip bulbs. As a pilot program, 25 class sets will be sent out this fall. The kits include tulip bulbs, bone meal (sponsored by Scotts Canada),…

Aug 07, 2020

NFL Canada collaborates with NFL Foundation in the USA to host Virtual Teacher Workshop

From July 27th until July 31st, both the Canadian and American Foundations worked together to engage 80+ teachers virtually in our first-ever online teacher workshop! Each day the group met for 1.5 hours learned about the Foundations resources and activities…

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June Newsletter

News from the foundation.

As the school year wraps up, the staff at Nutrients for Life could never have imagined it would end like this. The past few months have been challenging and filled with so much uncertainty.

Great Canadian Giving Challenge

Support us through these challenging times. Help us win $20,000.

Your support will help more Canadian students learn how to garden. School gardens help educate about food production, food and water security and what it takes to feed the world from the soil up!

Earth Day Seed Giveaway

To celebrate Earth Day, we are mailing packages of bean seeds to families. This is an opportune time to spend some quality time outside, with your hands in the soil, planting and growing with your family! Gardening has many positive benefits, so give it try this year!

April 2020 newsletter

We miss being in the classrooms and attending events with great educators and students during this unprecedented time. We have been busy adapting our resources to make them easy to download and share with your fellow educators, parents, and students.

March 2020 newsletter

News from the Foundation

Fall 2019 newsletter

Fall is upon us, and school has been back in for a couple of months. Nutrients for Life Foundation Canada (NFL) has been very busy over the last couple of months! We have some new resources to share and an update on the happenings with the foundation.

June 2019 newsletter

The school year is quickly wrapping up. The Foundation has been busy this spring from coast to coast!

January 2019 newsletter

Happy 2019!