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Food and Agriculture Institute

Dig for Your Rights!

Spiske, M. (2016). [photographer] Rearing tomatoes for self support 2

Dr. Superle is accepting expressions of interest from teachers in the Abbotsford and Chilliwack School Districts who would like to host a Dig for Your Rights! pilot program in their classroom during February and March 2023.

Collaborate with Dr. Superle to meet your curriculum goals and support innovative research on the development of rights-based programming to support food security and sovereignty in our community!

We provide all the tools to make the program easy for you to implement: 

  • UNCRC posters, plus now hand-held cards with the relevant individual UNCRC articles on them 
  • the “knowledge measure” of before and after questionnaires 
  • suggested program activities and timelines 
  • class use of picture books to support literacy circle activities 
  • art supplies to support creative activities 
  • one notebook per student for reflective journalling 
  • one field trip  
  • extension project: community letter writing campaign (based on the picture book, What Grew in Larry’s Garden), in conjunction with Chilliwack Schools Garden program 
  • extension project: Food Museum + Challenge  

Expressions of interest must be emailed to Dr. Superle at by November 25th to be considered for the 2023 pilots.

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