For Immediate Release
Government of Canada Supports National Farm to School Initiative
New national program will bring more of the local harvest into school cafeterias
October 3, 2017 Ottawa, Ontario Public Health Agency of Canada
Improving food literacy – the ability to make healthy food choices – through activities such as hands-on cooking, exposure to new foods, and farm and gardening activities can help build the skills required to plan, purchase and prepare healthier foods. These activities help encourage children to make healthy eating choices and supports healthy living.