For a comprehensive overview of BC's agriculture, click the links below.
- Introduction to BC's Agriculture - 29 pages
- Animals Raised in BC- 36 pages
- Fish and Shellifish Farming in BC - 8 pages
- Plants Grown in BC - 89 pages
- The Regions - 22 pages
- Resources - 14 pages
- More Information - 16 pages
1) BC Dairy Association
Numerous nutrition education programs and resources are available to teachers throughout BC. Designed and delivered by registered dieticians, the programs and materials bring Canada's Food Guide and healthy eating alive in classrooms.
3) Canada's Food Guide to Healthy Eating
Canada's Food Guide to Healthy Eating is designed to help Canadians make wise food choices. The Food Guide translates the science of healthy eating into a practical pattern of food choices that meets nutrient needs, promotes health and minimizes the risk of nutrition-related chronic diseases.
The good folks at Dole have made some wonderful materials available for classroom teachers. Be sure to check out the following page and send for their free materials. Lots more great stuff is available on their website.
This website is a collaboration of the Heart and Stroke Foundation, the Canadian Cancer Society and the Canadian Produce Marketing Association. The goal is to encourage Canadians to consume more fruits and vegetables. A good source of information on the health benefits of fruits and vegetables.
This program empowers elementary school children to live healthier lives by providing them with knowledge about, as well as encouraging positive attitudes toward, the three components of health: physical activity, healthy eating and feeling good about yourself.
Food safety notes on fish, meat, milk and more.
2) Canadian Partnership for Food Safety Education
Provides information and tips on safe food handling practices as well as educational information for students and teachers.
3) Food Safety Network
Provides information on food safety concerns for day-to-day living. Also includes a section for Students and Educators.