Grow North: Community Tables, register today!

Project: Food Skills & Nutrition

Food Matters Manitoba is excited to present the first ever Community Tables hosted in Northern Manitoba!

Community Tables will run from May 24th to 26th, in Thompson, Manitoba. This two-and-a-half-day training will equip you with the knowledge and skills to run a healthy meal or snack program at your organization. From cooking for clients with diabetes to menu planning and nutrition label reading, Community Tables provides practical skill building experiences and resources to help you with your work.

Community Tables facilitators will guide you through curriculum that has been developed by nutritionists, and food program coordinators, who have extensive experience in the field. Workshops include interactive time in the classroom and hands on experience in the kitchen, putting new knowledge immediately into action.

Community Tables will leave you feeling inspired and well equipped to make healthy changes at your organization.

Who should attend? Anyone that works at an organization that prepares meals for community members including youth serving agencies, health centre staff, school meal program staff.

Registration: Space is limited and open to two individuals per community or organization. Registration fees are $100 per participant and cover program costs, including training materials, take away resources, and groceries. The deadline for registration is May 12th.

Accommodations: Hotel accommodations will be made within the city of Thompson for participants travelling in for workshop. A travel subsidy is available upon request.

For more information or for registration fee subsidies, please contact Nicole Lamy at or 204-943-0822 ext. 105

Click here for online registration or click here to download a registration form.

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