Good Food Stories


Members appointed to Winnipeg’s first ever food council

On Wednesday, June 21st, Winnipeg City Council appointed ten members to the Winnipeg Food Council. The new council members will …

Project: Food Policy
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The National Food Summit: the potential for a food policy for Canada

  In late June, we attended a Food Summit in Ottawa hosted by  Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada (AAFC).The goal of …

Project: Food Policy
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Let’s grow.

Let’s grow together!  We need help keeping five gardens in Winnipeg’s North End, and the Rainbow Community Garden, green. Help …

From the Food Matters Blog

First ever Community Tables in Northern MB serves up learning and laughs

The first ever Northern Manitoba Community Tables training session was held May 24th to 26th. Participants from northern communities gathered in Thompson …

Project: Good Food Stories
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Brandon food council survey launches

May 27, 2017 Dear friend in food, Brandon is fortunate to have several organizations, institutions, businesses, and individuals working to …

Project: Food Policy
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Kids cooking classes kick off

A new session of kids cooking classes kicked off in April. We are partnering with after school programs to teach …

Project: Food Skills & Nutrition

Grow North: Community Tables, register today!

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

Project: Food Skills & Nutrition
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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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