C-K Public Health Unit provides a variety of programs on healthy eating, healthy weights, and meeting nutritional needs for all ages.
Registered dietitians are available by request for the following topics:
- Healthy eating
- Healthy weights
- Picky Eating
- Label reading
- Menu Planning
- Fuel for Fun
Feed Your Mind
This program is for children ages 3-6 years. Children learn with their parents about healthy eating and physical activity through music, dance and games. Parents must attend with their child. Call us to register.
A nutrition screening questionnaire for parents based on their preschooler, aged 3 to 5 years. This screen assists parents with identifying nutrition problems. We offer support services to assist parents with finding solutions to overcome their issues.
Fruit & Veggie Campaign
Schools are invited to participate in a 1-week fruit and vegetable program in October. The goal is to provide local produce to students in participating schools. Every student will receive a daily serving of fruit or vegetables during the week of the campaign.
This program provides an opportunity for residents to garden and receive fresh produce at harvest. If you are interested in starting a community garden, or for more information, contact us.
Community Kitchens / Cooking Clubs
This is a program for people to prepare, cook and take food home to feed their families. Every participant contributes to the program by planning, preparing and cooking food.
Student Nutrition Program
This program is available for all schools to offer a free, nutritious meal or snack to students. To volunteer or for more information, contact us.
Supermarket Nutrition Tours
Participants have the opportunity to tour local grocery stores to learn about reading nutrition labels and ingredient lists and how to make informed decisions on purchasing your groceries.
Visit Healthy Eating for more information on the fruit and vegtable vouchers.