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The Current State of Local Food Use and Food Literacy in Meal and Snack Programs Targeted to Young Children in Ontario

This report describes the current situation in Ontario with respect to local food use and local food literacy in meal and snack programs targeting young children. It also outlines the challenges, barriers and opportunities to support more local food use and local food literacy in child care and student nutrition programs.

The conclusions of this report have been summarized in an infographic: Opportunities for Local Food and Food Literacy in Child Care and Student Nutrition Programs.

 

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Resource Information

Date

January 1, 2019

Author

Nutrition Resource Centre

Type

Report

Setting

Children's Service/Child Care, Community-at-large, School

Age

Toddler (1-3), Children (4-11)

Topic

Food Literacy, Food Systems & Local Food

Language

English

Jurisdiction

Local/Municipal/Regional, Provincial, Provincial (Ontario)

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