Why can't kids have healthy food in schools? They can.

Support healthy food in schools

"Toronto chef Jesus Gomez makes vegetable-focused school cafeteria food kids will actually eat." - Jennifer Bain, Toronto Star

Myth: kids won’t eat healthy food. Truth: if you cook it, they will come.

With our Good Food Café program, we’re modelling a universal, healthy school cafeteria. For years we served up healthy school lunches but have now switched gears from cooking lunch to advocacy. We do not currently run a hot lunch program, but instead are connecting key stakeholders in the school food landscape to create systemic change for all students.


Getting Good Food & Good Jobs in School Cafeterias
Recipes for Change - Local Food in Cafeterias

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Contact Katie German if you have any question about this program.

Katie German
Director of Advocacy and Programs
416-363-6441 x250

Program Lead

Katie German // Director of Advocacy and Programs

Katie oversees FoodShare's programs happening in community and school spaces, and also ensures that programs are advancing our advocacy goals around reconciliation, racial justice, environmental justice, and realizing the right to food. Her community organizing work centres on mobilizing people with class privilege to redistribute their wealth, organizing her neighbourhood around issues of affordable housing, displacement and gentrification, and ending...see full bio