Resources & Research

On this page you will find a list of resources and research that have been shared on our website, in order of the date they have been posted.

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Social Food: Assessing Capacities of Municipal Non-Profits and Social Entrepreneurship on Implementing Sustainable Food Systems

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This paper examines the capacity of municipal non-profits and social enterprise on implementing Sustainable Food Systems (SFSs). This paper concludes municipal non-profits and social entrepreneurs have great potential to reintegrate social awareness, ethics and values into the complete supply chain of Canadian agribusiness thus meeting the goals of the SFS movement.

Healthy Habits: Student Guide to Nutrition and Fitness Resources

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Accredited Schools Online created a guide to nutrition and fitness to help students of all ages and their families better understand the effects of poor nutrition, and how best to eat well, exercise regularly, and live a healthy lifestyle. Key elements of the guide include:

School-based feeding programs: A good choice for children?

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A key informant study and literature review prepared by David I. Hay and commissioned by Childhood and Youth Division, Health Promotion and Programs Branch, Health Canada in July 2000.

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Promising European models supporting a new generation of farmers

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A review of promising European models supporting the next generation of farmers researched and written by FSC Intern, Baka Serkoukou, with funding support from the John Molson Centre at Concordia University, 2014.

Manitoba on the Menu - Local & Sustainable Food Procurement - A Case Study of Diversity Food Services

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 In Canada, interest in locally sourced food has become one of the largest movements shaping

consumer food behaviour. Locally sourced meat, seafood and produce, and environmental

Universal SNP Say Yes!

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What is meant by a “Universal Student Nutrition Program”?

More information by reading the article below!

INNOVATIVE STUDENT NUTRITION PROGRAMS IN ONTARIO: IDENTIFYING CASE STUDY EXAMPLES

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The benefits of school meal programs are extensive. As was documented in the Toronto District School Board’s Feeding our Future Evaluation Report (Muthuswami, 2012), students who participate in nutrition programs have positive educational and behavioural outcomes. In Ontario, Student Nutrition Programs (SNPs) provide healthy breakfasts, lunches, and snacks in schools.

 

 

Innovative school food programs

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Innovative school food programs
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Innovative programs report; some examples

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Here are examples of reports from some of SKYC’s program partners which display innovative and exemplary program activities and outcomes...

You can also have more information of the different programs by visiting their home website: