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Breakfast, lunch, snack and supper programs are
operated in partnerships between parent groups, the schools, government
and CHEP with a goal of providing one third of a child's daily nutrition
needs at each meal.
A hands-on nutrition program whereby children
learn basic cooking and nutrition skills in a fun atmosphere.
Families get together to plan and support each
other in planting, weeding and harvesting. Workshops about gardening,
composting, canning, jam making and nutrition are part of the program.
Good Food Box
The Good Food Box is an alternative food distribution
system that provides a variety of top-quality, fresh, nutritious foods
at an affordable price. This program enables families to access nutritious
fresh food that looks, smells and tastes delicious.
Programs include food-related activities for
families with infant and preschool children such as Making Homemade Baby
Food workshops, leadership training sessions, Collective
Kitchens and cooking with kids and the Good
Small groups of people get together to cook in
bulk for their families. Members stretch family food funds while having
fun and making new friends.
A partnership program to bring good nutrition
into the whole school community, encouraging good health through nutritious
food choices. Classroom and school activities, staff events, fundraising
projects and meal programs all focus on good nutrition and creating healthy
A direct linking of producers
and city families in an alternative market. CHEP facilitated city families
to pool their orders for meat and to purchase direct from producers.
Saskatoon Food Coalition
Groups and individuals including producers, Health,
processors, Social Services, community food action organizations meet
at workshops and events to work at improving the food system for the Saskatoon