To teach children the knowledge and skills necessary to make healthy food choices and enable them to make wholesome, nutritious meals for themselves so that they may lead healthy lives.

Program Goals

Gain knowledge and skills necessary to make informed choices about the food they eat.

Develop skill and confidence in making culturally diverse, nutritious meals that comply with Canada’s Food Guide.

Apply principles of safety in the kitchen with regard to personal and kitchen cleanliness, food and kitchen equipment safety.

Participate in the pleasures of shared meals at a table and become aware of social and cultural behaviours associated with meal service.

Work co-operatively with their peers, school staff, parents and community in promoting and enjoying healthy food choices.

Use environmentally sensitive food practises by using local foods, or foods sourced from as close to home as possible, recycling refuse, composting and using real dishes and cutlery.