Zehrs Market - Nutrition in Our Aisles

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A Unique Nutrition Field Trip in the Aisles of Your Local Zehrs Market®


An expert registered dietitian leads students through the aisles of your community Loblaw banner store where they learn the importance of a balanced meal, how different nutrients benefit their bodies and discover that not all cereals are the same. This interactive learning experience engages students and teaches them to make informed healthy food choices using the Guiding Stars® nutrition labeling system, Canada's Food Guide and grade-appropriate, hands-on activities.

Key Concepts

Creating healthy lifestyle behaviours

Learning how to make informed eating decisions

Understanding the Guiding Stars shelf labeling system

Recognizing the nutritional value of foods based on Canada’s Food Guide

Learning how to identify and prepare healthy meals and snacks (older grades)


Supports Provincial Standards

Play-based Learning: Learning in Real-Life Contexts

Developing Numeracy

Developing Social Skills

Understanding Health and Nutrition Concepts and Developing Health Literacy

Making Connections for Healthier Living and Daily Physical Activity


Age Range & Duration

Junior K - 12 | Approximately ~ 60 minutes


Group Size Limit

5 - 30 students (Please note: some exceptions apply to small format stores)



FREE   (You are responsible for transportation for your group to/from the event location)


"This was an amazing trip! The information was extremely valuable to both the students and myself. It was relevant to the curriculum and everyday life. Thank you for providing this awesome trip!"

Shelley W. - St. Catherines, Ontario


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→ This program is offered only at select locations due to group size and/or availability of dietitians.

Code of Conduct:

• Please let FTF know if you cannot make the scheduled day/time.

• Always let us know if your group size is changing.

• Please make sure that you have at least 1 adult chaperone for every 8 students in your group AND that chaperones are ready to help the field trip leader, if needed.

• Please call FTF with special requests - Do NOT add them in notes where they may go unseen by the store contact.

• Please arrange transportation to avoid last minute conflicts and cancellations.

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"The students really enjoyed this trip and they learned a lot about food and nutrition as well. Their favourite part was when they had to pick out a produce item that was the same colour as their shirts. Our leader was wonderful. Very informative and a great morning!"

Sabrina R, St. Francis Xavier


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After your field trip, look for the How Did It Go? email that will be sent to you from Field Trip Factory. You'll be able to fill out an online Report Card with just a few clicks!


About Loblaw Companies Limited

Loblaw Companies Limited, a subsidiary of George Weston Limited, is Canada's largest food retailer and a leading provider of drugstore, general merchandise and financial products and services. Loblaw is one of the largest private sector employers in Canada. With more than 1,000 corporate and franchised stores from coast to coast, Loblaw and its franchisees employ more than 134,000 full-time and part-time employees. Through its portfolio of store formats, Loblaw is committed to providing Canadians with a wide, growing and successful range of products and services to meet the everyday household demands of Canadian consumers. Loblaw is known for the quality, innovation and value of its food offering. It offers Canada's strongest control (private) label program, including the unique President's Choice®, no name® and Joe Fresh® brands. In addition, the Company makes available to consumers President's Choice Financial® services and offers the PC® points and PC Plus™ loyalty program.

"The kids really enjoyed visiting the different areas and sampling the food. A big hit was watching and sampling the fresh orange juice from the machine. They loved watching the crab and smelling the fresh aroma as the bagels came out of the oven. Having a colorful, tasty snack just topped off a most enjoyable time."

Tobye S, Baycrest School

"Good hands on for the kids (identify the fruit/vegetable in the bag) and some great visuals (sugar in pop). There were great connections to the classroom curriculum so kids could see how nutrition in the classroom is something to consider in your daily life."

Terry M, St. Thomas More Catholic School

"The kids loved to be sent to shelves to select samples for the group. They were really excited to see the live lobster at the seafood counter. The sales assistant even showed them how to handle and calm the lobster."

Crystal Hua, Ryerson Community School

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Enter your zip/postal code

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Enter a grade level

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Select a location

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Select an available date for the location you choose

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Select an available start time

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Specify your group size

Number of Students

Number of Chaperones

This site accommodates groups of 7 to 30


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You have entered a group size that is outside the specified range for this location. A tour specialist will call you within 48 hours to determine the best way to schedule your trip.
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The in-store dietitian will attempt to accommodate your request. After completing this process, you will receive an email summarizing your booking request. The in-store dietitian will then review your booking request and either trigger a confirmation email or contact you directly to discuss options.
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