Good Food Stories

Carol teaching traditional medicines at Grow North Wabowden

Northern Sun – Winter 2018

Our winter edition of the Northern Sun has arrived – and with a new look (click here to read it)! This edition …

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Towards a Brandon Food Council – what’s next?

The process towards creating a Brandon Food Council has spanned three years. On January 24th, 2018 Food Matters Manitoba travelled …

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Learning Together on the Land

Learning Together on the Land: Winter Youth Gathering, January 12-14, 2018 “I am forever proud to be Indigenous, proud of …

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Muskgege, Carol’s Traditional Medicines

“We are all visitors to this land, our land has so much to offer, our land is overflowing with the …

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D.I.Y. Soup Gift Jars

Looking to give the perfect gift this season? Look no further! These D.I.Y. Soup Gift Jars have been tried and …

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Six good food tips from Community Tables participants

  Yet another successful session of Community Tables has come to an end. Community members running meal or snack programs …

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Staff share a shawl while listening to Dr. Raven Sinclair

Rebuilding Connections: Reconciliation, Relationships, and Relatedness

By| Matt McCormick, Community Food Facilitator, Food Matters Manitoba Last week, staff members from Food Matters Manitoba attended a two-day …

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The powerful way food unites, celebrates and welcomes newcomers

By| Danielle Moore, Communications Intern, Food Matters Manitoba Food unites us. Sharing food, culture, and stories allow us to connect …

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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 smiling

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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Brianne and Adinah

Northern Manitoba Garden Heroes

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

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Graphic of pot and spoon, text inside what says "What's your recipe for a better food system?" Beside the Food Matters Manitoba Logo and Winnipeg Harvest Logo and details about event time and date below

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 …

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david (program facilitator) and a youth look at plants, surrounded by a green forest

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