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Healthy Food in Schools

New resources!   

A series of downloadable colourful posters promoting healthy eating in schools, early learning and child care centres and recreation facilities. Aussi disponible en français.   A limited quantity of additional copies are available to order ONLY by schools, child care centres and recreation facilities in MANITOBA.   Call 1-888-547-0535.

All documents are in Adobe Acrobat PDF PDF format. To view PDF files, you must have a copy of the Adobe Acrobat Reader which is available as a free download.

K-4 Schools
Eat well to learn
Eat well to play
Eat well to grow
Bien manger pour apprendre
Bien manger pour jouer
Bien manger pour grandir
Grade 5-12 Schools
Eat well to learn
Eat well to play
Eat well to achieve
Bien manger pour apprendre
Bien manger pour jouer
Bien manger pour reussir
Early Learning and Child Care Centres
Eat well to play and learn (1)
Eat well to play and learn (2)
Eat well to grow
Bien manger pour jouer et apprendre (1)
Bien manger pour jouer et apprendre (2)
Bien manger pour grandir
Recreation Facilities
Eat well to learn
Eat well to play
Eat well to achieve
Bien manger pour apprendre
Bien manger pour jouer
Bien manger pour reussir

Topics and Tools


Support Healthy Eating in Manitoba Schools

Support Healthy Eating in Manitoba Schools

arrow Click here to download the Healthy Food in Schools Resource [français] PDF Document


Lunch Boards

These boards/posters/banners are designed to help parents, caregivers, older students and adults understand healthy food choices and use information on food packages to help make decisions.

Each board includes shopping tips for busy on-the-go people.

For more information and to download an order form visit the Dairy Farmers of Manitoba website


teenager with healthy lunchFood Is An Integral Part Of School Life

Whether it is served in cafeterias, canteens, or vending machines; offered as part of breakfast programs; used for fundraising or special events; or is a subject for curriculum instruction, food plays an important role in the school day.

Schools across Manitoba are taking action to promote healthy eating and healthy food choices at school. This website will provide guidance and resources for anyone working in or with a school on food related activities throughout the school day, including teachers, parents, administrators, students, and health professionals.


Manitoba School Nutrition Survey

2009 Manitoba School Nutrition Survey ReportThe 2009 Manitoba School Nutrition Survey was designed to obtain information about present school food-service facilities and arrangements, the types of foods sold in schools, and food-related policies and guidelines currently in place in Manitoba schools.


arrow  Click here to download the 2009 Manitoba School Nutrition Survey Report


Manitoba School Nutrition Handbook

The Manitoba School Nutrition HandbookThe Manitoba School Nutrition Handbook has been developed to help school communities to:

» promote healthy eating, consistent with what is taught in the school curriculum,
» make the healthy choice the easy choice, and
» support students in establishing healthy eating habits for a lifetime.

This handbook is designed to help school communities develop nutrition policies and implement changes to promote healthier eating options.

To complement the handbook you will find additional information on a broad range of topics and activities, including downloadable fact sheets and templates, and case studies to share Manitoba experiences and success stories. The tools and resources can help schools work towards the healthy eating component of the Healthy Schools program.

arrow Click here to download the Manitoba School Nutrition Handbook [français]


Guidelines for Foods Available in K to 12 Schools in Manitoba

Guidelines for Foods Available in K to 12 Schools in ManitobaA "Guidelines for Foods Available in K to 12 Schools in Manitoba" Mini Poster and Parent Guide has also been developed to assist those making decisions about what food will be available in or promoted by schools.

arrow Click here to download the "Guidelines for Foods Available in K to 12 Schools in Manitoba" Mini Poster and Parent Guide [français]


Healthy Schools

Healthy SchoolsA healthy school promotes the physical, emotional, and social health of students, their families, school staff, and school community. Providing an environment where kids can eat healthily is part of being a healthy school.


School Nutrition Information LinePhone 1-888-547-0535 toll free

Need help with improving your school nutrition environment?

Call 1-888-547-0535 toll free for assistance from the school nutrition support team.

 

 


Healthy Schools is a partnership of:
Healthy Living and Seniors
Education | Healthy Child Manitoba



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