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  • 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.

  • Nutrition Education Program Providers

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

  • School Year Gardens

    Check out this toolkit for high schools to grow foods from September to June.

  • Breakfast Club of Canada

    Breakfast Club of Canada works to ensure that children, especially those that need it most, start their day with a nutritious breakfast in an environment that fosters dignity and self-esteem. Take a look at this list of free workshops offered to develop a new generation of breakfast program leaders!

  • Eat Smart Celebrations

    Celebrations and parties are a fun way to mark special events or holidays and give schools the chance to reinforce classroom food and nutrition lessons. With a few easy changes, most food and drinks can support the health and learning of students and expose them to a variety of new types of food an flavours.

  • How to be a successful lunchroom monitor

    A positive school lunch period can help children to eat healthy foods, build social skills and enjoy their meals with friends. Lunchroom monitors can play a key role in helping children gain healthy eating habits. Here are some tips to help you be a successful lunchroom monitor.

  • Creating an Outdoor Classroom

    This resource manual for how to run a school garden includes how-to's, lesson plans and curriculum links. From Project LifeCycles in Victoria ($20).

  • How to grow vegetables

    From Asparagus to Zucchini, here's West Coast Seeds' guide on how to grow and harvest vegetables from seed.

  • Where to get seeds in BC

    Need seeds for your school garden? Check out this list of BC seed suupliers

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