Elementary School Milk Program

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By providing milk in school, the Elementary School Milk Program (ESMP) helps children in Ontario and the Maritimes meet Canada’s Food Guide recommendation of 2 daily servings of Milk and Alternatives for children 2-8 years of age and 3-4 daily servings for children 9-13 years of age.

Get with the program

The ESMP is an easy way to help your children get the milk they need to stay healthy, alert and ready to learn every day. Learn more about the program in Ontario and the Maritimes. Or, if you are a school staff member, visit for information and advice on how to run the milk program in your school.

Another milk a day the easy way

To find out how easy it is to give kids another serving of milk at school, visit You can even enter your postal code into the School Milk Finder for a list of schools in your area.

Milk. Really keeps kids going.

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