Calgary at a Glance
Healthy Eating Resources in Calgary
Areas of Endeavour - Definitions
Awareness and Education
Initiatives that inform people about, increase knowledge of and/or create
positive attitudes towards nutrition and healthy eating. Key activities
include: development and dissemination of print, audiovisual and web-based
nutrition information resources (including fact sheets, manuals and tool-kits),
media strategies, telephone information and advice lines, nutritional
counselling, referral to community based nutrition programs, group presentations,
classes and workshops.
Activities that provide opportunities to build skills and abilities around
healthy eating, including grocery shopping, cooking, meal planning and
growing fruit and vegetables.
- Collective/Community Kitchens
- This includes Sharing Kitchens for older adults, Creative Kitchens
for teens and other similar programs.
- Community Gardens
- Grocery Shopping Advice and Food Labelling
- Other Healthy Eating Skill Building Programs
Policy and Advocacy
Activities that advocate for and/or create healthy public nutrition policies.
Initiatives that focus on changing policy and creating supporting environments
(physical and social) that support healthy eating.
Project Grants and Funding
Organizations and agencies that provide grants and other forms of funding
for initiatives with a healthy eating component.
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