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Community Food Mentors

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.

Author/Origin:
New Brunswick Food Security Action Network

Determinants of Health Poster

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.

Author/Origin:
The Wellness Movement

Eat Well and Be Active Educational Toolkit

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.

Author/Origin:
Health Canada

Eat Wise

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.

Author/Origin:
Dietitians Canada

Farm to Cafeteria Program

Farm to Cafeteria programs connect farms to fork bringing local, nutritious and sustainably produced foods into public agencies – places where we learn, work, are healed and play. Farm to School, Farm to University, and Farm to Hospital are all Farm to Cafeteria programs (differentiated primarily by their settings). These programs are an essential component of strong, resilient, and sustainable, regional food systems – systems that contribute to the health of people, place, and the planet. All Farm to Cafeteria programs share a common goal: to increase access to fresh, locally and sustainably grown, nutritious, safe, and culturally appropriate foods in public agencies. And all aspire to a common set of objectives:

  • to close the distance between the farm and the tray;
  • to  support  the  production,  processing  and  delivery  of  local  foods  for  public agencies using sustainable practices;
  • to increase the amount of local foods purchased by public agencies;
  • to increase the consumption of local foods within public agencies;
  • to improve knowledge about local foods, the local food system, and healthy eating;
  • to improve  skills in the areas of food production,  preservation,  purchasing  and serving as well as the disposal of food
    wastes; to contribute to the health of the environment; to adopt supportive food policy.
Author/Origin:
Farm to Cafeteria Canada

Fruits & Veggies: Half Your Plate

Half Your Plate focuses on providing simple and practical ways to add a variety of fruits and veggies to every meal and snack. Tips and tricks, how to store fruits and veggies, inspiring recipes and even a guide on what spices to combine with what veggie or fruit.

Author/Origin:
Fruits & Veggies: Half Your Plate

Guide to Becoming a Non-Smoker for Young Adults

No matter how near or far you are from your goal of quitting smoking, this booklet will help you figure out what you want to do and provide the information you need to move forward. The steps are simple, and will help you quit smoking and resist the urge to start again by arming you with the skills, facts and motivation needed.

Author/Origin:
Health Canada

Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Coalition (HEPAC)

An organization committed to working collaboratively to support the creation of environments in NB that promote healthy eating and physical activity. HEPAC helps strengthen the ability of New Brunswickers to impact the wellness levels in their communities through professional development and networking opportunities, improved access to evidence-based information and best practices resources, tools and support.

Author/Origin:
Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Coalition (HEPAC)