Sprouting healthy relationships with food
About The Program
Who We Are
TASTEBUDS is a partnership of community agencies and community members that supports and facilitates local student nutrition programs for children and youth in Hamilton.
Who We Serve
TASTEBUDS volunteers help serve over 27,000 children at over 100 schools in the Hamilton area, every single school day.
You can help by coordinating or hosting a program; volunteering at a program; providing donations (food, supplies or financial aid) or fundraising.
Our VisionAll students in Hamilton have universal access to healthy foods in schools and community environments to improve student success, support healthy growth, development, and lifelong eating habits.
TASTEBUDS believes communities have a collective responsibility for children; nutrition is a fundamental determinant of healthy child development & good nutrition enhances a child's ability to learn.
What We Can Do
Promote student nutritional programs; make presentations to councils & school staff; connect programs with resources, provide volunteer training, & assist with applications for funding.