Menus & Recipes
Monthly menu plans from Maskwacis Education Commission's universal school meal program
A 14-day menu plan incorporating recipes from Chef Jenni Lessard
Wild Game Resources
Alberta Health Guidelines for serving wild game in community programs.
In Alberta, wild game shared in schools must be carefully tracked - the hunter, food storage facility, and school must maintain food safety standards and complete a tracking form such as this one from Kee Tas Kee Now Tribal Council Education Authority.
Come to the Table: Exploring School Food Together
On October 27-28, 2022, the School Food Development Project hosted the Come to the Table gathering, bringing together our project partners to learn, share and be inspired by stories of successful school food programs.
Guest Speaker Presentations - Tanya Senk (with Joanna Simon), Scott Hall, Courtney Wheelton, Derek Cotton, Jenni Lessard, Rachel Engler-Stringer
The Holistic Framework and Planning resource used at Come to the Table was shared with the SFDP by Meadow Lake Tribal Council. Copyright Ceclia Deschambault 2021.
SK Health Authority Nutrition Month Toolkit
Health Schools BC - Teach Food First Toolkit
Reading Nutrition Labels resource - from ISC Ontario
The Alberta Food Security Working Group and Elder's Advisory Group made recommendations for increasing access to traditional foods in Indigenous community programs and facilities in their 2017 Food Sovereignty Declaration.
Reconciliation Saskatoon's BeAConnectR Indigenous Food Resources
Ontario Dieticians in Public Health created this Nurturing Healthy Eaters handout which provides information on encouraging students to make healthy food choices.
Training and retention of staff is a key component of sustainable school food programs. Maskwacis Education Commission has gratiously shared their Employee Handbook for Universal School Food Strategy Staff to act as a model for other schools/division and encourage the development of robust, sustainable policies and procedures.
At Maskwacis Education high schools, students assist with school meal preparation and service and can earn Food Ventures 10, 20, 30 credits. Assessment Rubric