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Sep 29, 2020

Back to School Newsletter

​Please check out the latest updates from the Foundation


Sep 29, 2020

Bulbs to Blooms

​Nutrients 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…


Jun 25, 2020

To our Teachers

To our Teachers, 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. Please take the…


Jun 22, 2020

Nutrients for Life Virtual Professional Development Seminar

SOIL, “Life’s Main Ingredient!” The Nutrients for Life Foundation is offering a unique professional opportunity this summer! Like most events in 2020, due to COVID-19, we have had to adapt. So, this year it will be offered online in a…

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Newsletters


Great Things Are Growing

In 2019 the Churchill Northern Studies Centre received a Nutrients for Life Learning Grant to help spread the knowledge of their “Rocket Greens” program to schools in the Polar Bear capital of the world! They have now grown over 40,000 "Rocket Greens" providing community members, restaurants, and local grocery stores with subarctic greens. The ability to grow and provide nutritious greens for their community is truly an amazing story that needs to be shared.


Welcome Back to School

Welcome back to the classroom! We have missed working with you and look forward to a great school year. We are working hard to provide some brand new resources and we will be providing live online events for teachers and classrooms.


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!