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  • Guidelines for Food and Beverage Sales in BC Schools

    These Guidelines define the nutrition standard that schools are required to apply to all food and beverages sold to students. This document contains information, tools, and fact sheets to support implementation of the Guidelines across the school setting.

  • Guidelines At-a-Glance

    This document provides a brief overview of the Guidelines for Food and Beverage Sales in BC Schools.

  • Implementing Guidelines

    Resources from HealthLink BC to help parents, food providers, school administrators and teachers use the Guidelines for Food and Beverage Sales in BC Schools.

  • Tips and Recipes for Quantity Cooking (2014): Nourishing Minds and Bodies

    This resource includes a selection of delicious recipes, tips on how to choose healthy recipes, and substitutions to make favourite recipes healthier. Tips and Recipes for Quantity Cooking supports schools in meeting the 2013 edition of the Guidelines for Food and Beverages Sales in BC Schools and is helpful for people who prepare meals and snacks including food services staff, chef instructors, caterers, students and Parent Advisory Councils.

  • Bake Better Bites (2014): Recipes and Tips for Healthier Baked Goods

    This resource contains recipes and tips for preparing healthy baked goods while supporting schools to meet the 2013 edition of the Guidelines for Food and Beverages Sales in BC Schools. Bake Better Bites is helpful for parents, community volunteers, school staff and students.

  • Healthy Schools BC

    Healthy Schools BC, a key initiative of the Healthy Families BC (HFBC) strategy, builds the capacity of the health and education sectors to effectively implement healthy schools initiatives using a Comprehensive School Health approach.

  • Healthy Families BC

    Healthy Families BC is the Province’s health promotion plan to encourage British Columbians to make healthier choices.

  • Fresh to You Fundraiser

    The Fresh to You Fundraiser is available to all BC K-12 public schools and K-12 BC First Nations schools participating in the BCSFVNP.

  • Nutrition Education Program Providers

    Are you looking for teaching resources? Check these great nutrition education programs.

  • BC Dairy Association Mini Food Grants

    Would you like to use food in your classroom to inspire your students to be healthier eaters? If you've taken a BC Dairy workshop, enhance your teaching – apply for a mini food grant! If you haven’t taken a workshop with one of BC Dairy’s nutrition educators, book one now (email nutrition@bcdairy.ca). The BC Dairy programs encourage experiential learning and provide many excellent ideas!

Making it Happen: Healthy Eating at School
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