Nutrition Activities in Any Classroom: For Junior and Senior High
February 15, 2021
This guide contains interactive nutrition education lessons for junior and senior high school students. Educators are provided with instructions, worksheets, and materials for multiple activity stations.
Food Literacy for Students Act, 2020
February 6, 2021
The Education Act is amended to provide that curriculum guidelines shall require that courses of study be developed in experiential food literacy education and healthy eating for every grade from grade 1 through grade 12. The courses of study must ensure that students are given opportunities […]
Action framework for developing and implementing public food procurement and service policies for a healthy diet
February 1, 2021
This action framework provides an overview of how to develop (or strengthen), implement, assess compliance with, and evaluate, the effectiveness of a healthy public food procurement and service policy. This framework aims to increase the availability of healthy food through setting nutrition criteria for food served […]
Nourishing Food Policy Database
July 21, 2020
A database by the World Cancer Research Fund that provides an overview of implemented government policy actions that promote healthy diets and reduce obesity around the world. Each letter in the word NOURISHING represents one of ten areas where governments need to take action.
Fantastic Fundraising for Schools
June 2, 2020
The Middlesex-London Health Unit created this resource to provide schools with a guide on how to take a healthy approach to fundraising. The resource provides numerous ideas on how schools can fundraise while maintaining their compliance with the School Food and Beverage Policy (P/PM150).
Healthy Eating Curriculum Supports
June 2, 2020
The Grey Bruce Public Health Unit developed this toolkit to provide resources for educators teaching the Health and Physical Education Curriculum. The toolkit provides grade specific support (kindergarten through grade 12), and includes resources in both English and French.
Comprehensive, Integrated Food and Nutrition Programs in Canadian Schools: A Healthy and Sustainable Approach
April 24, 2020
This report, by The Arrell Food Institute at the University of Guelph outlines why Canada should have a national school food program. It describes research on the current food and nutrition programs and policies in Canadian schools, identifies gaps and opportunities, and provides a list of […]
Getting Good Food & Good Jobs in School Cafeterias
March 26, 2020
The government of Ontario introduced new nutrition standards for schools in 2011. The new standards have resulted in a reduction of sales and school cafeterias across the province have been struggling to survive. FoodShare’s Good Food Cafe (GFC) offers a potential solution to the challenge of […]
Advocating for Good Food & Good Jobs in School Cafeterias
March 25, 2020
This infographic from FoodShare provides a visual definition of what constitutes a “good job” in school food, as well as a scorecard that school staff can use to evaluate their own school.
Des stratégies d’enseignement efficaces pour améliorer les connaissances des enfants et des jeunes en matière d’alimentation et de nutrition
March 11, 2020
This French-language NC evidence brief provides an overview of effective approaches to increase food and nutrition knowledge in children, youth, and their parents and identifies implications for food literacy policy and practice. This evidence brief is part of a series on The State of Healthy Eating and […]