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Plants to Plates

 

 


 

Who is this guide for?

Volunteers, teachers, parents, program managers, youth club leaders, after school activity coordinators - this is for you! We hope this guide will make it easier to incorporate food education into your programs by providing you with a collection of tested activities that have been used successfully in kids’ programs. 

View and download the complete guide:

Digital Version  /  Print Version

Individual sessions:

Feel free to download only one or two sessions as you need them. Some sessions also have supporting materials that are listed below. Please contact jenorgan[at]ecologyaction.ca if you would like a word version of the supporting materials to use and adapt for your own programs.

Session 1: My food toolbox

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Session 2: Getting real about food

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Supporting Materials:

 

Session 3: Plants we eat

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Supporting Materials:

Session 4: Sugar, sugar everywhere

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Session 5: Food miles: where does our food come from?

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Session 6: Beware of branding: the power of food advertising

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Session 7: You are what you eat: how cultures and traditions shape our food choices

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Supporting Materials:

Session 8: All around the table: food and community

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Funding for this guide was made possible by:

 

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