Good Food Stories

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Looking for a gift that gives more than once?

Looking for a gift that gives more than once? The Shelmerdine Giving Tree Ornament costs just $5.99 and all proceeds from …

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Join our #5forfood campaign to help ensure good food for all!

Join us on November 20th as we launch our five weeks of #5forfood! We need you to help us reach …

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The awesome power of being on the land

By: Daniel Kanu, Program Manager This fall I joined Jeff McKay, an experienced hunter and trapper, for three days on …

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Amalia’s view, newcomer food experiences

Moving to a new country can be challenging. For newcomers to Canada, one of the challenges often faced is maintaining …

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Community Tables fall registration now open

Registration for the fall session of Community Tables is now open. Community Tables is a five-week training program that equips …

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Seventy percent of people in Manitoba are hungry for a national school food program

Seventy percent of people in Manitoba support a national universal school food program. We sponsored a province-wide survey in June …

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Grow North Wabowden

In the last week of August people from across Manitoba gathered in Wabowden for the Sixth Annual Grow North Conference. …

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Another year of good food thanks to you!

Thanks to all of you who made the last year of good food possible! See our  2016/2017 Annual Report for stories …

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Join us at our 2017 AGM

Hear tales from the past year, meet our new Executive Director, celebrate our future and enjoy snacks cooked by our …

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Northern Manitoba Garden Heroes

By| Melissa Hiebert, Evaluation Coordinator, Food Matters Manitoba After the latest gardening workshop Food Matters Manitoba held in Fox Lake …

Project: Good Food Stories
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What’s your recipe for a better food system? Manitoba discussions on a national food policy

In late May, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada announced the launch of a national food policy consultation process. A national food …

Project: Food Policy
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Summer in the city; summer youth program

By: Morag Morison, Practicum Student The 2017 Summer Youth Program is focused on traditional Indigenous foods and skills like berry and …

Project: Food Skills & Nutrition
Rob Moquin, Policy Manager at Food Matters Manitoba, holds a microphone and sign that reads "Winnipeg Food Council"

Winnipeg food council members appointed

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

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 …

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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 …

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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