Brant Food For Thought contributes to a child's ability to learn by facilitating and supporting universal Student Nutrition Programs in elementary and secondary schools in Brantford, the County of Brant and Six Nations of the Grand River.
We envision healthy, vibrant school populations supported by thriving community partnerships.
About BRANT FOOD FOR THOUGHT
We believe that:
1. Nutrition is a fundamental determinant of healthy child development, i.e. physical, social, emotional and intellectual.
2. Good nutrition positively affects a child's ability to learn.
3. Student Nutrition Programs should provide equitable access to the most nutritious foods possible.
4. The community has a collective responsibility for the well-being of our children.
What People Are Saying
"Breakfast Buddies has had a significant influence on the climate and culture of the school. We have experienced a decrease in the frequency and severity of student conflict, and classes are experiencing fewer issues related to inattention or misbehaviour early in the day. "
— Rick Gamble, Breakfast Program Coordinator