Food Security Education
Development of an education program for existing clients, including children and youth at high risk due to poverty. The program focuses on building nutrition, budgeting and meal preparation skills.
Project Backpack & Breakfast Program
Families are provided backpacks containing weekend supplies of nutritious food, healthy living information, educational materials and recipes. Children and youth provided with a daily nutritional breakfast - serves 150 families daily.
Making a Difference
Development of two guides to support service providers. 1) Helping with difficult conversations about food security. 2) Identifying local food resources.
Nutrition Coupon Program
Expansion of a current educational program for Newcomers to PEI who will now receive Farmers’ Market coupons to assist in purchasing local food.
Gardens of Life
A program to build food garden planters offering a peaceful setting and activity for those receiving hospice services. Nutritional food for family members will be offered as well as an opportunity to learn about growing food at home.
Healthy Families Community Kitchen Project
Workshops focused on shopping for and preparing nutritional foods; development of a resource guide to help locate food sources and support programs.
Seeds of Wellness &
The Legacy Garden
Activity-based education program focused on gardening, cooking and healthy eating for Newcomers to PEI. Expand Legacy Garden production, reduce its environmental footprint, and provide educational and cultural activities for Islanders.
Food for Thought
An activity-based education program focused on budgeting, shopping, food safety, preparation and nutrition designed for individuals with an Autism Spectrum Disorder.