Tag Archives : school nutrition

THE CHALLENGE AHEAD IN SCHOOL FOOD


Finding common ground in school food programs A diverse group of people gathered at the PEI Farm Centre on March 15 to discuss the challenges and successes of several projects implemented as part of the PEI government’s Community Food Security and Food Education Program. Teachers, dieticians, parents, farmers, and concerned citizens participated in a robust discussion. Some of the many…

Read More »

FRESH, HOT, AND GOOD ENOUGH TO EAT


Catering to kid’s tastes with a lunch program From school breakfast programs to the provincial government’s Community Food Security and Food Education program introduced last spring, there is a growing recognition of students’ need for healthy, nutritious foods, both at school and at home. The phrase ‘good food’ has become synonymous with this effort to give students a firm foundation…

Read More »

For the Sake of the Children


PEI hosts healthy school lunch champion, Chef Tony Geraci. “You have the opportunity to make a global statement,” Chef Tony Geraci said, with an unbridled enthusiasm that is contagious. We’ve only just met and he’s already convinced me that PEI is capable of being a world leader in school lunch reform. The PEI Home and School Federation (PEIHSF) invited Geraci…

Read More »