Programs and Services
Trained volunteers share their knowledge about healthy eating and safe food handling with KFL&A community members.
Dial-a-Dietitian is a telephone nutrition information service coordinated and delivered by registered dietitians. Registered dietitians answer general questions on a wide range of nutrition-related topics such as healthy eating, feeding your family, food allergies, nutrition during pregnancy, and nutrition for infants and toddlers. This service is provided free of charge.
The Good Food Box (GFB) is a non- profit fresh fruit and vegetable distribution system available in KFL&A area. Individuals or families can order and pick up their large food box ($15.00), small food box ($10.00), fruit bag ($5.00) or vegetable bag ($5.00) the third Thurs. of each month at the host site convenient to them. If you are interested in purchasing a GFB, KFL&A Public Health’s main office is a host site. Call the Dial-a-Dietitian line to find out the host site closest to you.
This class answers common questions parents have about baby’s first foods including when to introduce solid foods and how parents can make their own baby food. Click on the Events link at the top of the page for the dates and locations of these classes in Kingston or call the Child & Babytalk Line for registration information.
This class helps parents understand the eating behaviours of toddlers and preschoolers with a focus on Canada’s Food Guide and the nutritional requirements of children. It provides practical tips, tactics, and child-friendly recipes. Click on the Events link at the top of the page for the dates and locations of these classes in the KFL&A area or call the Child & Babytalk Line for registration information.