Good Food Stories

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Starting Seeds Starting Indoors – A new skill for even the most experienced gardeners!

Imagine trying to grow food in Canada when you are used to hot weather, year-long growing seasons and ground that …

Project: Growing & Producing
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City Council approves the formation of a Winnipeg Food Council!

Food Matters Manitoba would like to extend a huge thank you to everyone who was involved getting the Winnipeg Food …

Project: Food Policy
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Manoomin Fusion: From dinner dish to breakfast parfait

During the month of February Food Matters Manitoba got the chance to gather with manoomin (wild rice) harvesters, teachers, cooks …

Project: Traditional Food
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Community Tables is back! Register today!

Come #rethinknutrition with us! The days are getting longer and warmer weather is upon us! And with the change in …

Project: Food Skills & Nutrition
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Fire and Ice: Newcomer ice fishing on Lake Winnipeg

On the chilly morning of February 25th, Food Matters Manitoba partnered with Jesse and Richard, two local fishers from Grand …

Project: Food Skills & Nutrition
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Creating a Brandon Food Policy Council – The Next Step Towards Food Security

By: Olivia Boyce, Global Market What’s been going on? A partnership between the Brandon Poverty Committee, Food Matters Manitoba and the …

Project: Food Policy
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Nutrition Month is an opportunity to reevaluate how we think about nutrition

Healthy eating is often more complicated than trying to remember to eat 5 servings of fruits and vegetables each day. …

Project: Check-in with FMM
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Newcomer traditional food is closer than you think

Food Matters Manitoba is proud to announce the release of the Where to Buy Traditional Newcomer Food in Winnipeg guide! After …

Project: Traditional Food
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Travelling with Food Matters Manitoba

Tansi/Hello! I was asked to share my first trip experience with you all in this my first blog with the …

Project: Building Community
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Shamattawa Buying Club

In the first week of December, Food Matters Manitoba put on its first food market/buying club in Shamattawa First Nation. …

Project: Building Community
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Youth & Elder Gathering: Etah-ka-malipayik-kikway “Where something begins”

The Youth & Elder Gathering: Etah-ka-malipayik-kikway was held at Frontier Collegiate during the last weekend of November. The gathering was …

Project: Building Community
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Food Matters Manitoba Giving Challenge a huge success

Each day for the month of December, we challenged people across Manitoba to give back to their communities, spend more …

Project: Check-in with FMM
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A new year and a new commitment to healthy living

Inspired by last month’s giving challenge, the team here at Food Matters Manitoba is committing to eating and living healthy …

Project: Food Skills & Nutrition
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Cooking with Love: Community Tables

The ground was covered in leaves as a new set of Community Table participants strolled into the class room at …

Project: Food Skills & Nutrition
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Giving Challenge

Join us in the 2016 Giving Challenge Happy Holidays! It’s time to launch our #FMMgivingchallenge – look for new challenges daily …

Project: Check-in with FMM
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Processing Manoomin

Manoomin, wild rice in Ojibwe, is a traditional staple in the Anishinaabe diet. Growing on the shores of lakes in …

Project: Traditional Food
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A Roller Coaster Ride

It has been a fun and crazy ride cooking with Gilbert Park Boys and Girls Club so far. We have …

Project: Food Skills & Nutrition
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What we learned at the most recent Food Secure Canada National Assembly

Every two years, people who work to end hunger and build healthy sustainable food systems across Canada gather to share, …

Project: Food Policy
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Imagine: Reflections from the 2016 Youth Gathering

Imagine. Imagine waking up as the sun rises and you also rise to greet the day; a day you have …

Project: Food Skills & Nutrition
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Only 4 days left to vote!

With only 4 days left to vote for the Growing Roots: Newcomer Greenhouse Project we want thank all of our friends, community …

Project: Check-in with FMM