Tools for navigating a new food system
Every Monday for the past two months, Food Matters Manitoba has been running its Newcomer Nutrition Program with a group of Arabic newcomer families.
Collaborating and problem solving at Community Tables
Whether they were creating together in the kitchen or commiserating about the shared challenge of diabetes awareness, you could feel the connections in the room strengthening. And that’s what Community Tables is all about. Because serving up good food for our communities isn’t always easy, but the more we can support each other, the more we can achieve.
Changing perspectives at Community Tables
Around the table sit staff from 8 different program areas within the organization. They have been gathering here on Friday mornings at the Community Tables training to talk about what it means to serve good food and to practice preparing it.
Muskgege, Carol’s Traditional Medicines
Carol’s first book, titled Muskgege (Cree for medicine), complete with beautiful illustrations, shares her knowledge of harvesting and processing medicines found in Northern Manitoba. Muskgege is written in a way so that readers of all ages and backgrounds can pick up it up and start identifying the medicinal plants around them.
The powerful way food unites, celebrates and welcomes newcomers
In meeting and gathering to learn about nutrition and food in Canada, this group has demonstrated how food unites us all, despite differences and backgrounds.