Webinar recording: Building Momentum for a National School Food Program!
Updated: Oct 10, 2019
The Coalition for Healthy School Food is seeking an investment by the federal government in a cost-shared Universal School Food Program that will enable all students in Canada to have access to healthy meals at school every day.
Members of the Coalition who presented are:
Margo Riebe-Butt, Executive Director, Nourish Nova Scotia
Debbie Field, Coordinator, Coalition for a Healthy School Food
Carolyn Webb, Coordinator, Sustain Ontario's Edible Education Network
Samantha Gambling, Project Coordinator, BC Chapter of the Coalition for Healthy School Food
Over the course of this webinar they shared :
The benefits of school food programs
What the Coalition is trying to achieve through federal advocacy
What principles are important to include in a national school food program
Details of how school communities can apply to the Local Food Infrastructure Fund from AAFC, due Nov 1st
How individuals and groups can communicate the importance of school food programs to their federal candidates
How everyone can get involved in the Coalition