Why Canada Needs a Universal School Food Program
July 27, 2020
Canada is the only G7 country without a national school food program and sadly ranked 37th out of the world’s 41 wealthiest nations for access to healthy food. The implementation of a Universal Healthy School Food Program is in the best interest of Canadian children as it would support their health, well-being and education equitably.
Growing Competent Eaters: Pearls from NC’s Shifting the Feeding and Eating Conversation Workshop.
April 9, 2020
On March 5th, 2020, Nutrition Connections hosted a workshop in partnership with the Ellyn Satter Institute (ESI) to introduce and explore the models of feeding dynamics and eating competence.
Effective Food Literacy Strategies in Elementary and Physical Eduction
April 7, 2020
In March, Ophea hosted a French webinar with a specific focus on effective food literacy strategies in Health and Physical Education at the elementary level.
Nutrition Month 2020: More Than Food
March 11, 2020
Did you know that March is Nutrition Month? This year, Canadian dietitians, led by Dietitians of Canada, are talking about how healthy eating is about so much more than food.
Getting Kids’ Handy Dirty: Experiential Approaches to Food Education
February 11, 2020
On January 23, NC hosted the latest webinar in our Unpacking Food Literacy series. Titled “Getting Kids’ Hands Dirty: Experiential Approaches to Children’s Food Education”, this webinar introduced attendees to two leading Ontario-based food education programs for young children.
Healthy and Sustainable Eating: Leading the Shift
January 16, 2020
Our 2019 Forum brought together approximately 200 attendees across sectors to explore the concept of sustainable eating from a food literacy perspective.
Peel Local Food Literacy in Action
November 11, 2019
Ecosource’s Peel Local Food Literacy in Action project is a 3-year program to encourage individuals in Peel to support a healthy and sustainable environment through field-to-table education, urban agriculture, youth leadership, and local food action projects.
FRESH (Food Resources and Education for Student Health)
October 9, 2019
FRESH (Food Resources and Education for Student Health) is a comprehensive peer nutrition education program, created by and for university students.
Working Together to Optimize Healthy Eating in the Early Years
September 4, 2019
Earlier this year, Nutrition Connections and Region of Peel – Public Health developed and delivered a series of healthy eating workshops for educators, cooks and managers working in the childcare sector in Peel. This was a great opportunity to work collaboratively while taking advantage of our […]