Cancelled - Field Trip 5 - Healthy Organic Food for Preschoolers from a Producer Food Hub

November 12th | Cancelled - Field Trip 5 - Healthy Organic Food for Preschoolers from a Producer Food Hub

November 12th 2015 | 10:30 - 17:00

This field trip has been cancelled. 

The early childhood centre, Frimousses du Fort, goes to great lengths to ensure that healthy, local and organic food is part of the children’s menu. This has required creativity, smart budget management as well as determination. During this presentation, the centre will share its secrets with us and one of the daycare’s suppliers, Accès Québec distribution alimentaire will dig into details about the advantages and how to overcome challenges when distributing and marketing products from local and regional producers to the institutional sector.

Location: Chambly, South Shore of Montreal     
Cost: $ 34. Includes lunch. Minimum of 30 people required.     

CPE Les Frimousses du Fort

The CPE Les Frimousses du Fort, an early childhood centre, accommodate 120 children in two facilities. The children are served a varied diet that is organic, without sugar and very colorful. The menus follow the seasons allowing for the use of fresh, accessible products that are full of nutrients.

Presenters: Sylvie Filteaut, Director; Mélanie Perron and Carole Lavoie, Cooks

Accès Québec Distribution alimentaire

The nonprofit food distributor, Accès Quebec, aims to facilitate the marketing and distribution of regional products to the Hotel, Restaurant and Institutions (HRI) sector and to retailers. A hub of thirty producers offers a broad array of seasonal products.

Presenter: Isabelle Lemieux, Director