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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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Evergreen School Ground Greening Grants

    Evergreen offers grants for school gardens and school greening projects. There are four application deadlines for the 2010/2011 school year. Take a look at the link for more details.

  • EcoAction Community Funding Program

    EcoAction Community Funding Program is an Environment Canada program that provides financial support to community groups for projects that have an action focus, a community capacity building focus, or a combination of both objectives.

  • Healthy Fundraising for Schools

    Healthy Fundraising at School provides fundraising ideas that meet the Guidelines for Food and Beverage Sales in BC Schools. It can be used by teachers, administrators, parents and students who organize fundraising activities.

  • Backgrounder on Fundraising

    School-based food and beverage sales continue to be the norm in BC. Learn about the progress schools are making in implementing the Guidelines as well as the challenges they are facing.

  • Anna Hunt-Binkley, trustee, on vending contracts

    Explore ways to work with vendors and modify existing vending contracts to offer healthy choices at school.

  • BC Vendors List

    This list provides contact information for vendors in various areas of BC that include healthy food products for sale at schools.

Making it Happen: Healthy Eating at School
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