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School Nutrition

The school nutrition program helps students in participating schools get a daily nutritious meal that follows the Alberta Nutrition Guidelines for Children and Youth.


Participating schools design a program that consists of one nutritious meal per school day.


This program also aims to help people learn more about:

  • the importance of reading food labels
  • choice and preparation of healthy foods
  • accessing Alberta's food resources
In addition to the program parameters set out by Alberta Education, Schools in Living Waters participating in the nutrition program have the following mandates:
  • Recycling
  • Education
  • Exposing students to new and varied foods
  • Providing 1 nutritious meal every day following ANCY
  • Building partnerships
    • Families and school communities
    • Local Non- profits and organizations
    • Local businesses