Healthy eating is a natural outcome of garden-based education. Get started here!
This page links to the Guidelines for Food and Beverage Sales in BC schools and all supportive resources.
Trafalgar Middle School's experience in School District 8 shows that meal programs can remain popular while providing healthier choices.
Learn how Burnaby Mountain Secondary in School District 41 successfully introduced soups into the menu.
Explore the challenges of nutrition education and lunchtime at school.
Find out how oatmeal became a popular and affordable item with students on a breakfast program in Prince George.
Challenges such as what to do with a school garden during the summer months and how to prevent vandalism are common to most schools. Don't let these situations prevent you from gardening! Find out how schools in BC manage these situations and keep up the enthusiasm for school gardens.
There is growing interest around the world for using gardens as a hands-on learning opportunity that can be integrated into a wide-range of subject areas. Studies of food-producing gardens in schools cite many benefits.