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Webinar recording: Building Momentum for a National School Food Program!

Updated: Oct 10, 2019

The recording for the October 3rd webinar is available here. The webinar slides are available here.

This webinar introduced the Coalition for Healthy School Food and invited participants to get involved in the #NourishKidsNow campaign and reach out to their federal candidates.

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

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