Kid Food Nation - A National Food Skills Initiative for Children Aged 7-12 Years

Public Health Agency of Canada

This initiative aims to help improve Canadians' food skills and support healthy eating habits by empowering and educating kids, parents and families to develop practical knowledge and experiences related to planning, preparing and cooking healthy meals and snacks.

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Kid Food Nation is modelled after the U.S. Healthy Lunchtime Challenge and Kid's State Dinner programs.

  1. In-Club programming and food skills curriculum.
  2. Online Hub and Television programming to extend programming to Canadian families at home.
  3. National Recipe Competition.
  4. Kid Food Nation Cookbook

Partners of this initiative include the Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada (BGCC), Corus Entertainment, Tanya Wenman Steel and the Public Health Agency of Canada.