The Practical Nursing program and Applied Research Department completed a college-wide student survey to determine what food insecurity looks like for college students. CSK demonstrated brain boosting smoothies, the importance of healthy eating and how proper nutrition can impact students’ academic performance at two campus locations as a support to this initiative. CSK observed over […]
Welcome to SPROUT, CSK's corporate social responsibility platform!
This website details all the community activities that Canada's Smartest Kitchen staff undertake with the public, including volunteer efforts, meetings with public and youth organizations, educational activities at the post-secondary and secondary level, and other outreach that our team participates in to give back to those in our region. Some of the programs and project overviews include culinary, nutrition, agriculture and health & wellness initiatives along with many others. We are so pleased to share our expertise and give back to the community through SPROUT: contact us at (902) 566-9674 or email@example.com if you are interested in connecting with CSK on future culinary and educational opportunities!
OUTREACH SESSION – DIGITAL SKILLS FOR YOUTH
CSK led an experiential sensory evaluation exercise with 16 youth exploring career options. This included a hands-on demonstration of how Product Developers taste and evaluate food products during research and development.
STUDENT OUTREACH – CHARLOTTETOWN RURAL HIGH
CSK worked with leadership students to prepare brain-boosting snacks during exam week. Menu items included blueberry-spinach smoothies and two kinds of healthy breakfast bars. This ongoing collaboration demonstrated the importance and benefits of healthy living. Additionally, CSK staff led two smoothie and breakfast bar sessions during the school’s Wellness Expo.
STUDENT OUTREACH – HOLLAND COLLEGE VARSITY ATHLETICS
CSK partnered with the Holland College Varsity Athletics Department to facilitate three semi-structured focus group sessions which included healthy snack options during their breaks. Two groups of student athletes and one group of coaching staff participated. The intent of the sessions was to gain qualitative, conversational data which in turn could be used to better […]
VOLUNTEER DINNER – CANADIAN MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION
CSK partnered with the Charlottetown branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association to prepare their annual Christmas turkey luncheon for their clients. For some of the clients, this is the only hot turkey dinner they would receive over the holiday season. CSK prepared turkey with all the trimmings and blueberry shortcake for dessert.
VOLUNTEER DINNER – BRAVE & BROKEN
CSK partnered with Brave & Broken, a local group supporting veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder to prepare a Christmas turkey dinner for their members. For some of the members, this was the only hot turkey dinner they would receive during the holiday season. CSK prepared turkey with all the trimmings and blueberry shortcake for […]