Food and eating trends in families with children in Ontario and Canada
January 12, 2021
Nutrition Connections, with the support of The Helderleigh Foundation, teamed up with Ipsos, a global market research and public opinion firm, to examine food and eating trends in Ontario and Canada. The purpose was to understand the food and eating attitudes and behaviours of families with children and what drives family food choices.
Will Halloween during COVID-19 be a Trick or Treat?
October 22, 2020
Even though Halloween may not be carrying on as usual in your neighbourhood, we are here to provide you with some recommendations on safe and fun activities you can take part in with your household.
Grow at Home
July 16, 2020
With the uncertainties of COVID-19, the Ontario Student Nutrition Program (OSNP) and the Thames Valley District School Board (TVDSB) wanted to equip students with the materials they needed to grow their own food at home as a possible step towards self-sustainability.
OSNP Southwestern Region’s Emergency Response to COVID-19
June 11, 2020
With the closure of educational institutions due to COVID-19, the Ontario Student Nutrition Program (OSNP) Southwestern Region made the decision to reallocate the funding for their Student Nutrition Programming (SNP) to an initiative called the ‘Good Food Box’.
World Food Safety Day 2020
June 7, 2020
At Nutrition Connections our team strives to accelerate knowledge and advance practice in nutrition. One way we feel this can be done is emphasizing why World Food Safety Day is important and providing our audience with tangible resources and expert advice.
Increasing Food Literacy At Home- Teaching Kids About Healthy Food
May 14, 2020
With families spending more time at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there is a greater opportunity for kids to learn about where foods come from and develop healthier eating practices.
Expanding Food Security in Canada – From Community Gardens to Home Gardening
May 1, 2020
Before the decision was made to allow community gardens to open later in April, Brampton introduced Canada's first citywide Backyard Garden Program.
Let’s Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day by Eating Sustainably!
April 22, 2020
On this important day reserved for environmental activism and education, it seems appropriate to highlight the importance of our eating choices and their impact on our environment.