Volunteer Workshop

As of April 1st 2018, there will be changes in the data collection on webtracker. We are encouraging every program to send at least one volunteer to our training workshop on Wednesday, March 28th 2018 from 10 a.m. to noon.

Learn about the upcoming changes to data collection, food ordering, Web Tracker and financial reportinwebtrackerg.

Wednesday, March 28th
10am to 12pm

Dr. John M. Perkins Centre
1429 Main St E, Hamilton, ON, L8K 1C2
(Main & Kenilworth)
Lunch provided

Register now!


Marvin Caplan Memorial Community Concert

Click here to download the event flyer

January 21, 2018
6:30 – 9:00 pm
Beth Jacob Synagogue
375 Aberdeen Avenue, Hamilton

Online Tickets: $15

Performances From:
– Mixed Blessings
– Niagara Jhankaar
– Canadian Dance Company
– Not Just Another Dance Studio

Emcee: Deirdre Pike

Proceeds support Tastebuds, Hamilton’s Student Nutrition Collaborative.

Tastebuds facilitates student nutrition programs across the city. We believe that all 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 helps 30,000 students a day sprout healthy relationships with food! For more information please contact 905-522-1351 or office@bethjacobsynagogue

Nutrition Guidelines & Taste Training Workshop

Wednesday, November 22 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. OR 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

  • How to get students to eat new foods (and vegetables!)
  • Review of the updated Nutrition Guidelines
  • Live food prep demo & time for networking

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Meal provided • Register online

For additional information: (905) 522-1148, Ext. 104 or email jbauman@tastebudshamilton.ca

Volunteer Appreciation Karaoke Party

Join us to celebrate volunteers who do the planning and prepping, shopping and chopping, cleaning and serving for student nutrition programs across the city.

Meet and mingle with other volunteers, partners, program supporters and staff, enjoy delicious food and drink, and partake in games, karaoke and dancing! Each program volunteer will receive a personalized certificate from Tastebuds to recognize their tremendous contribution to our city for pick up at the event.

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Thursday, April 27, 2017
4:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.
Knights of Columbus Hall
222 Queenston Road (Queenston and Parkdale)

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All attendees will receive one complimentary beverage
Cash bar for wine and beer

For more information, please contact Grace Evans at gevans@tastebudshamilton.ca or (905) 522-1148, Ext. 106

NEW Tastebuds Guide

We are very happy to announce that the Tastebuds’ Guide is available!


The Guide includes information about reporting, fundraising, menu

planning, budgeting, volunteer management, food sourcing and

Webtracker. We want this to be a one-stop shop for student nutrition

program volunteers to find updated information for running a

successful breakfast, morning meal or snack program.

You can download the Tastebuds Guide by visiting