Healthy Eating in the School

The following resource has been developed to provide you with valuable information and programs that can improve the health of the children and youth at your school. The resource has been developed based on three components of the Ministry of Education's Foundations for a Healthy School framework (external link): Curriculum, Teaching and Learning; Social and Physical Environments; and Home, School and Community Partnerships. For information on student leadership and engagement strategies, please visit our Youth Engagement pages.

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Curriculum, Teaching and Learning

Elementary

Elementary & Secondary

Secondary

  • Serve it Up Instruction and Recipes (external PDF)
    A Ministry of Education resource for teachers in secondary schools that include food preparation as part of the instructional program. Serve It Up! recipes comply with the nutrition standards in Ontario’s School Food and Beverage Policy and can be offered for sale in schools.

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Social and Physical Environments

Elementary

Elementary & Secondary

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Home, School and Community Partnerships

Elementary

  • ActiveChefs (external link)
    ActiveChefs™ is a Not-For-Profit organization dedicated to promoting healthy living among children and their families. Healthy multicultural cooking & eating and active living are the cornerstone of our fun, safe, interactive, affordable & free programs.
  • Healthy Fam (external link)
    HealthyFam partners with other non-profits to bring their experiential learning program to those most in need in our communities for no cost.
  • Kidsculinary (external link)
    The Kids Culinary Community is a not-for-profit organization with a mission to educate children on the benefits of healthy eating by providing experiential learning programs.

Elementary & Secondary

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