Food Skills Programming Environmental Scan
April 30, 2021
This report by Nutrition Connections (previously the Nutrition Resource Centre) summarizes an environmental scan of food skills programs being implemented by Ontario public health units (PHUs), community health centres (CHCs), and key community-based organizations operating within Ontario were identified. The purpose of this resource is to […]
Food Skills Programming for Newcomers to Ontario – Background and Key Informant Interviews Summary
April 30, 2021
This report by Nutrition Connections (previously the Nutrition Resource Centre) provides background about newcomers in Ontario and features information gathered from facilitators of food skills programs targeted to newcomers. This report is produced as part of a series on the topic of food literacy in order […]
Aboriginal Food Skills Programming – Background and Key Informant Interviews Summary
April 30, 2021
This report by the Nutrition Connections (previously the Nutrition Resource Centre) was produced as a part of a series on the topic of food literacy in order to gain a better understanding of what works in community programs in Ontario. It provides a summary of information […]
Bake It Up
April 8, 2021
This booklet includes over 20 recipes for healthier baked goods that comply with the Ministry of Education’s School Food and Beverage Policy (PPM/150). It can be used by parents, students, school councils, community volunteers and school staff for making baked goods to be sold in schools. […]
The Health At Every Size® Approach
February 16, 2021
The Health At Every Size® (HAES®) approach is a continuously evolving alternative to the weight-centered approach to treating clients and patients of all sizes. It is also a movement working to promote size-acceptance, to end weight discrimination, and to lessen the cultural obsession with weight loss […]
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 […]
Documenting Traditional Food Systems of Indigenous Peoples: International Case Studies–Guidelines for Procedures
June 23, 2019
A document containing templates, sample survey formats, contractual agreements template, and guideline templates to assist in the execution of the Centre for Indigenous People’s Nutrition and Environment (CIN) research project in different regions.
Food Insecurity and Mental Health
March 28, 2019
This fact sheet outlines the bilateral relationship between food insecurity and mental health.
Food Literacy Report 2017
August 22, 2018
The purpose of this report is to share the evaluation of the food literacy programs offered by Hastings Prince Edward Public Health (HPEPH) throughout 2017 and provide recommendations for food literacy interventions in 2018.
Food Procurement, Food Skills & Food Insecurity
June 6, 2018
This fact sheet summarizes findings from a study using Canadian Community Health Survey data on food insecurity and its relationship with food skills and practices of adults.