Resources

Hands on Educator Training at the Bendale Market Garden, Toronto's first urban farm on school grounds. Credit: Laura Berman/GreenFuse Photography.

Hands on Educator Training at the Bendale Market Garden, Toronto’s first urban farm on school grounds. Credit: Laura Berman/GreenFuse Photography.

For a database of community-vetted food strategies, tools, and tactics visit Sustain Ontario’s Food Initiatives Greenhouse.

We are always on the hunt for more resources that help connect children and youth with good food. Know a great resource? Share the inspiration by posting it to the Facebook group or emailing it to Carolyn Webb, Network Coordinator, at cwebb@sustainontario.ca.

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By Theme:

Food in the Curriculum | Food Education Outside of the Classroom
School and Community Food Gardens | Food Skills and Cooking Programs
Local/Sustainable Food in Schools | Student Nutrition Programs

Food in the Curriculum

“Dirt Makes You Grow” is the mantra at Evergreen Heights. Here they trace the footprint of a garlic bulb from China. Credit: Kelli Ebbs.

“Dirt Makes You Grow” is the mantra at Evergreen Heights. Here they trace the footprint of a garlic bulb from China. Credit: Kelli Ebbs.

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Food Education Outside of the Classroom

Students apply permaculture principles to building octogardens at Joan of Arc Academy in Ottawa. Credit: Tom Marcantonio.

Students apply permaculture principles to building octogardens at Joan of Arc Academy in Ottawa. Credit: Tom Marcantonio.

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School and Community Food Gardens Engaging Children

Hands-on lessons about growing food in The Stop CFC's garden. Credit: The Stop CFC.

Hands-on lessons about growing food in The Stop CFC’s garden. Credit: The Stop CFC.

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Food Skills and Cooking Programs

Evergreen Heights students chop onions with full eye protection! Credit: Kelli Ebbs.

Evergreen Heights students chop onions with full eye protection! Credit: Kelli Ebbs.

Links to other information and collections of resources:

Local / Sustainable Food in Schools

Real Food for Real Kids' delicious Chili Chili Bang Bang. Credit: Sandy Nichols.

Real Food for Real Kids’ delicious Chili Chili Bang Bang. Credit: Sandy Nichols.

Links to other information and collections of resources:

Student Nutrition Programs

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Policy

Visit our Policy Perspectives page for government submissions and policy papers that relate to issues that impact children and youth.

Funding

Visit our Granting Programs page for a collection of lists of granting programs that other organizations have assembled that can help support your efforts to connect children and youth with healthy food systems.

Impacts

Access our Impacts of Good Food Education page for evidence that shows the benefits of good food education for children and youth.

 

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