BUMP THE SLUMP!

Drinking milk at lunch helps children top up on 16 essential nutrients that help them get through the afternoon slump. Participate in a School Milk Program.

Drinking milk at lunch helps children top up on 16 essential nutrients that help them get through the afternoon slump. Participate in a School Milk Program.

ABOUT THE SCHOOL MILK PROGRAM

Introduced in Nova Scotia in 1974 and in New Brunswick in 1988, the School Milk Program helps students purchase cold and nutritious milk at school at a reduced price.

How much does a small carton of milk cost?

  • Nova Scotia: as little as 40 cents

    Funded in part by your local dairy farmers, dairy processors & Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture.

  • New Brunswick: as little as 50 cents

    Funded in part by your local dairy farmers and dairy processors.

Buy milk for your child
at school today!

WHY MILK
AT SCHOOL
IS COOL

Learn about the many benefits of drinking
milk at school.

01 Why Buy Milk
at School?

  • Milk sold at school is always
    fresh and cold.

  • It's available at
    an affordable price.

  • It's a healthy part of
    well-balanced lunches.

  • You don't need to worry about a container spilling in your child's lunch box.

02 Recommended Daily
Servings for Milk and Alternatives, According
to Canada's Food Guide

Did You Know?

A survey published in 2006 by Statistics Canada1 revealed that one third of Canadian children don't consume the minimum daily recommended servings of Milk Products.

Source:
1. Overview of Canadians’ Eating Habits – Nutrition. Statistics Canada, 2006.

KIDS' LUNCH IDEAS

Find fun & nutritious recipes, tips and ideas from our dietitians that will help
keep your kids loving their school lunches and conquering the afternoon blahs!

Discover Simple Lunch Solutions that Keep Kids Smiling.

Give kids energy they need to learn.

Participate in your school’s
School Milk Program.

Have questions about the School Milk Program in New Brunswick or Nova Scotia?

Give us a call:

1-800-465-2697(ext: 3)