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1 BananaWay: From the Tree to the Shops (SlaveWay) From the Shops to the Mouth (SafeWay)

2 PowerPoint prepared by Shiraz Ramji T-Shirt used for the Fruit Campaign in East and Southern Africa. For every child born, plant a fruit tree. For every grandchild born plant two fruit trees.

3 Banana, I Love You. Where is your Mother?

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5 Banana, I Love You. Where is your Tree?

6 Banana was born here. The Tree is Her Mother.

7 My Beautiful Mother Before I was Born

8 Banana and Banana Siblings

9 Learning Objectives To create awareness about different types of bananas eaten in Canada. To create awareness about people and countries involved in producing bananas eaten in Canada. To create awareness about Banana Corporations.

10 Fruit Curriculum in: Social Studies K1-7 Social Studies K11 Social Studies K12

11 Why bananas? Banana is the most popular fruit. Banana is nutritious – energy, potassium Banana is easy to eat and has some fibers.

12 Fiber content in a banana

13 Banana is an Arabic word. It means a finger

14 Who eats bananas? People: Girls Boys Women Men Animals: Monkeys Elephants Pigs Rabbits

15 Who plants bananas? PeopleWomen Men Girls Boys Seniors

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17 Bananas are grown in: Africa, Asia, Australia and Latin America

18 Sources of bananas eaten in Canada (2003) Central America (Costa Rica, Honduras,…) South America (Ecuador, Colombia, Peru) Asia (Philippines, Japan, Thailand, China) Africa (Uganda, South Africa, Ghana) Total value of banana imports in year 2003 was $260,610,047

19 Banana World

20 Banana Corporations Chiquita Brands International Del Monte Dole Corporation

21 Bananas in the Market Shops

22 Types of Bananas? Raw Ripe Ready to Eat Bananas Cooking Bananas

23 Rice Bananas

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27 How many Bananas to eat? Eating one banana a day is cool.

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29 Student Project Describe one country which grows bananas for Canada. Describe one banana corporation which markets bananas in Canada.

30 Sources of Information Sources (countries) of bananas eaten in Canada l l Food composition of bananas. bin/list_nut_edit.plhttp://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/foodcomp/cgi- bin/list_nut_edit.pl

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32 BananaBoat Lyrics By Harry Belafonte : Day-o, day-ay-ay-o Daylight come and me wan' go home Day-o, day-ay-ay-o Daylight come and me wan' go home Work all night on a drink of rum Daylight come and me wan' go home Stack banana till de morning come Daylight come and me wan' go home Day-o, day-ay-ay-o Daylight come and me wan' go home Day-o, day-ay-ay-o Daylight come and me wan' go home Come, Mister tally man, tally me banana Daylight come and me wan' go home Come, Mister tally man, tally me banana Daylight come and me wan' go home Day-o, day-ay-ay-o Daylight come and me wan' go home Day-o, day-ay-ay-o Daylight come and me wan' go home

33 BananaWay: Tree-Shop-Mouth Over the past fifty years, food consumers have become more and more disconnected from their food source to the point where many people believe that food comes from a supermarket instead of local farmers. Food distributors and retailers promise the lowest possible prices for consumers regardless of the impact on farmers or local business-persons." Andrea Welling (1999)

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