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Healthy School Food Program

Project Implementation

At the 2015 Annual General Meeting of the Federation, members adopted a resolution calling for the establishment of a universal free school lunch program. Since that time the Federation has been working toward the implementation of this program.

Quick Facts

  • A “summit meeting” of primary producers, educators, chefs, dietitians and others in June 2015 to talk about the broad challenges and opportunities of the program.
  • Participation in the Canada-wide Coalition For Healthy School Food
  • Screening of the film Cafeteria Man in the fall of 2016.
  • Organization of a visit by U.S. Chef Tony Geraci, the subject of Cafeteria Man, in October 2016 for a weeklong series of meetings with students, teachers, parents, administrators, chefs, farmers and producers, processors and politicians.
  • A short video of Chef Tony's visit by Jeff Eager, Hummingbird Productions (In Production)
  • Featuring a prototypical healthy, local school lunch at the Fall 2016 Semi-Annual Meeting of members.
  • An Environmental Scan of School Food on PEI and School Food Fact Sheet, compiled by Tracy Michael of Nourished Kitchen.
  • Letters of support from Parker Grimmer, Cheif Operations Officer, Public Schools Branch and John Jamieson, Deputy Minister, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries.

Updates

Premier’s Mandate Letter to Minister of Education and Lifelong Learning

Education and Lifelong Learning Mandate Letter (excerpt) Honourable Dennis King, Premier of Prince Edward Island October ...
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Student Logo Design Contest for the PEI School Food Project

PEI School Food Project Student Logo design Contest The PEI School Food Project vision is ...
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School Food Student Think Tanks

Morgan Palmer is working with the Public Schools Branch to develop and pilot a provincial ...
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PEI Home and School Federation Guiding Principles for School Food

The PEI Home and School Federation is the umbrella organization of local “home and school” and “parent ...
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Cafeteria Food Services Request for Proposals, 2013

In May of 2013 the English Language School Board (now known as Public Schools Branch) ...
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Premier MacLauchlan Cooks with Chef Tony Geraci

This past Sunday, October 23, Premier Wade MacLauchlan graciously hosted Chef Tony Geraci to cook ...
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