This grant program will provide up to $5,000 to support community-led solutions to help improve healthy eating in New Brunswick by creating greater food security at the community level. Eligible initiatives must contribute to the three goals of the Community Food Action Program:
• Increase access to healthy food
• Increase food knowledge and skills
• Strengthen your community’s ability to create greater food security for all
- New Brunswick Department of Social Development - Wellness Branch
A province-wide network of certified individuals who share their skills in food and nutrition within their own communities. The goal of this program is to develop a network of dedicated food mentors in New Brunswick communities through a shared learning experience that will increase the exchange of information on food skills, healthy eating practices and local food sourcing in the province.
- New Brunswick Food Security Action Network
A community garden takes a lot of work. But if it is done well, it can also make your neighbourhood a better place to live. The Community Garden Toolkit is designed to guide you every step of the way. It outlines key steps to starting a garden, and provides a range of tools, tips, and supports to help along the way. If you have any questions, the New Brunswick Food Security Action Network can connect you to other gardeners around the province who are happy to share their stories!
- New Brunswick Food Security Action Network in collaboration with Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Coalition (HEPAC)
The Economic and Social Inclusion Corporation (ESIC) oversees the implementation of the New Brunswick’s Poverty Reduction Plan: Overcoming Poverty Together. ESIC’s main partner in the realization of the OPT plan is the 12 Community Inclusion Networks (CIN). The CINs are responsible for identifying priorities and taking poverty reduction actions on issues of concern to them.
- Economic and Social Inclusion Corporation
This toolkit is designed to assist community organizations in starting a community kitchen. It outlines key steps to starting a kitchen, and provides a range of tools and support materials to help along the way.
- Food Security Network of Newfoundland and Labrador
Healthy recipe ideas served up to suit your mood and schedule! This website presents a wide array of dietitian-approved recipes, by categories like “energize me!”, “sunlight boost” or “meatless meal”, to name just a few.
Also look for the mobile app on Google Play and the Apple App Store
- Dietitians Canada
A colorful, bilingual poster presenting the 12 determinants of health adopted as part of New Brunswick’s Wellness Strategy. Offered in 8½” by 14″ format to be printed and used as an educational tool to introduce the influence of the determinants of health on an individual’s wellness, or on a population’s general wellness levels. A presentation of each determinant is available in NB’s Wellness Strategy.
- The Wellness Movement
The Eat Well and Be Active Educational Toolkit is designed to help those who teach groups of children and adults about healthy eating and physical activity, and to encourage individuals to take action to maintain and improve their health.
- Health Canada
This web site and iPhone application give you the “Nutrition Facts” on all Canadian foods included in the Health Canada Canadian Nutrient File database, plus the “Nutrition Facts” from some branded food products.
- Dietitians Canada
Tips and resources to help you better plan your meals, determine a budget accordingly, store food safely, and help your family to eat well, for less.
- The Mapleton Teaching Kitchen program