Program Resources

Student Nutrition Program (SNP) Guidelines ENG | FRE

SNP Nutrition Guidelines 2020 ENG | FRE

OSNP Program Binder ENG | FRE

OSNP Resource: Monthly Reporting Aid

OSNP Resource: All about your SNP ENG | FRE

OSNP Resource: Volunteer Management ENG | FRE

OSNP Resource: Fundraising ENG | FRE

OSNP Resource: Menu Planner

OSNP Resource: Sample Menu ENG | FRE

Recipes for SNPs

How to Prepare: SNP Guide

Shopping Guides – Cereals | Crackers | Granola Bars & Cookies Without Nuts | Granola Bars & Cookies Containing Nuts | Flavoured Yogurts

*all products listed meet the MCCSS Nutrition Guidelines for SNPs. This is just a sample of products most commonly found.

Grey-Bruce Health Unit – Eating Well Resources for Educators

Purchasing and Storage Resources

Storage Guide

Safe Food Handling Video 

Food Safety Resources

External Grants & Fundraising Ideas

Fresh From the Farm – a healthy fundraising option for Ontario schools that offers fresh, Ontario-grown fruit and vegetables. 

Bean Ladies (Flavoured Bean Snacks and Soup Mixes)

PC Children’s Charity School Grants – PCCC Grants can be used to purchase food and consumable items, and school equipment grants can assist with the purchase of needed equipment.

Metro Green Apple School Grants – The Green Apple School Program aims to encourage Ontario students to adopt healthy eating habits by participating in a project that will have a positive impact on their home, school or community.

Speak Up Projects – Funding focus on general health and wellness and for students in Grades 7 -12 with opinions and ideas about Ontario’s school system. Grants require student-led projects that will improve the school community. All projects require the mentorship of a project facilitator and support of the school principal.

Food Literacy 

Bright Bites (Formerly Nutrition Tools for Schools)

Canada Food Guides –Learn about Canada’s food guides and how they can help you make healthy food choices. Also access history, labeling, advertising and copyright information for the guides. 

Dietitians of Canada – Promotes health and well-being through expertise in food and nutrition.  The site has consumer tips and tools, as well as a resource centre and quick reference Fact Sheet. 

Eat Right Ontario – Ideas for healthy snacks and lunches.  Success stories from schools that used creative ideas to implement the School Food and Beverage Policy.

Edible Education

Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS)

Nutrition Resource Centre – Funded by the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, NRC operates under the Ontario Public Health Association as one of 14 health promotion resource centers operating in Ontario.

Ontario Dietitians in Public Health (ODPH) – Student Nutrition Program Resources

Do you have a food quality issue to report?

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