Appetite for Change: Understanding Community Meal Programs in Schools – November 20

Wednesday, November 20, 2013
12:30 – 1:50 pm (60 min workshop followed by Q&A) OR;
2:30 – 3:50 pm (60 min workshop followed by Q&A)
Location: Vij’s Kitchen, Room 130, Food, Nutrition and Health Building (2205 East Mall)

Food programs in Vancouver schools have become essential to community health and student development.

Join us Vij’s kitchen for a hands-on workshop where you will:

  • Learn about food programs in public schools
  • Participate in hands-on food preparation
  • Sample healthy and tasty snack foods
  • Leave with a recipe and resource booklet

Eric Scholfield is a teacher candidate here at UBC, focusing on home economics and human geography. In 2012, he developed and taught a Food Literacy course at Britannia Secondary, in partnership with the Homework Club. Since then, he has been focusing on introducing this course into the curriculum and alternate programs. Eric recently spoke at UBC’s TEDxTerry Talks on the topic of food literacy.

This event is open to all students. Free. Be sure to RSVP through CBEL online. You can also RSVP by emailing Maria Trujillo at

*Please inform us if you have any food related allergies.

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