Good Food Stories


Pressing issues for Canada’s new Food Guide

March 28, 2019 The goal of Canada’s new food guide is to support Canadians in living healthier lives. However, achieving …

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Winnipeg Food Council Group Shot

Looking forward to a successful second year for the Winnipeg Food Council

December 21, 2018 On December 14th, the Winnipeg Food Council met to discuss membership appointments for 2019, allocation of remaining …

Project: Food Policy

Indigenous Food in the City: A Dramatic Approach to Taking Action

December 3, 2018 Twenty-five people are gathered in a circle at Thunderbird House on a chilly December afternoon in Winnipeg, …

Project: Events

Brandon Food Council Membership Applications Are Open

Are you a resident of Brandon who is passionate about food security? Are you looking for a new way to …

Project: Food Policy

Small Gardens Have Big Impact

Everyone has probably driven past them at some point. The small, single plot community gardens in Winnipeg’s North End, with …

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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 2017/2018 Annual Report for …

From the Food Matters Blog

Food, Love and Learning in Brandon

To open the first day of our Community Tables training in Brandon we began by each sharing a story of …

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Keeping Tabs on Food Security One Story at a Time

During my time as a Research Intern at Food Matters Manitoba, I have had the pleasure of putting together monthly …

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Owen and youth

A Queer Youth Cook-Off

On May 22nd, I began a 7-week cooking program with the youth from Y.E.P (Youth Empowerment Program) at the Rainbow …

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Blast from the Past Postcards- Stories and Recipes featuring Traditional Foods

Back in the fall of 2013 when we first launched our youth cooking classes, we ran a series of workshops …

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Indigenous Food Sovereignty Summit 2018

Four Arrows Regional Health Authority Inc. hosted the 2nd Indigenous Food Sovereignty Summit during the week of the summer solstice. …

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Parching the manoomin

The first Food Systems and Sustainability Symposium

The first Food Systems and Sustainability Symposium took place on Wednesday, June 27th 2018 at the University of Manitoba. The one-day …

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Mentor Certificates

Newcomer Nutrition Mentors Learn from One Another

The newest graduates of our Newcomer Nutrition Mentor Program made fast friends during our program that finished up this June …

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Community Tables Program to Launch in Brandon

June 21, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Brandon MB: In a 2017 survey on a proposed Brandon Food Council, 50% of …

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Winnipeg Food Council to develop a food strategy

The Winnipeg Food Council met on June 5th to get moving on its annual work plan. Though ambitious, many of …

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Owen teaching

Cooking up confidence in the kitchen

On Monday, May 14th eight youth between the ages of 7 & 13 from the Gilbert Park Boys and Girls Club …

Project: Food Skills & Nutrition

Learning to navigate a new food system

Every Monday for the past two months, Food Matters Manitoba has been running its Newcomer Nutrition Program with a group of …

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Ronnie McKay, Chloe, Kerry & Hannah in the blind

Opportunities for youth to learn and practice traditional skills

“We do this every year at the same time. We teach [youth] about their culture and how life was lived …

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ADI Community Tables

Collaborating and problem solving at Community Tables

Sitting in groups of three around the Community Tables classroom, the latest group of participants put their heads together to …

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Owen and Amanda

Community organizing, cooking, and gardening: Or how the youth will save us

On April 14th to April 16th, my co-worker Amanda and I had the opportunity to travel to Toronto for the …

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