Building Community

Lunch Club

5 Reasons we like the Health at Every Size™ approach

Food skills programming is a very natural place for dieting talk and body image concerns to arise. We sought out …

Project: Good Food Stories
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Changing perspectives at Community Tables

It is a busy morning in the kitchen of the Stepping Forward program at the Aboriginal Health and Wellness Centre. …

Project: Good Food Stories
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Bringing youth together to share knowledge

“Never have I ever…HUNTED!” As the word ‘hunted’ leaves one youth’s lips a flurry of commotion livens the room—youth are …

Project: Good Food Stories
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Reconnecting: To land and community

It’s been a long, cold winter. Yet, everywhere you look there are clear signs that spring is around the corner. …

Project: Good Food Stories

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
Teaching with Elder Margaret Stephan-Head

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

Healthy food is just around the corner!

Call it a grand re-opening! For two North End grocers, that’s exactly what this year’s Selkirk Street Festival was. Partners …

Project: Building Community

The Faces Behind the Northern Lifestyles Class

If you ask Teacher Christine Ravenis what makes Churchill Community High School’s Northern Lifestyles class a success, her answer is …

Project: Building Community
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Winnipeg Food Deserts

A food desert is a geographic area where affordable and nutritious food is difficult to obtain, particularly for those without …

Project: Building Community
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World Food Day

Recognizing the Power of Good Food on World Food Day Let’s take today, World Food Day, to reflect on the …

Project: Building Community
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Biking to the Market

This Bike to Work week I had the opportunity to join the St. Norbert Farmers’ Market‘s Biking to the Market …

Project: Building Community

Newcomer Farm Tour

At the end of May, an eager group of Newcomers and their families had the opportunity to tour and interact …

Project: Building Community

Get Fresh with Local Food

A large part of growing the local food movement is building positive relationships between the people growing food with the …

Project: Building Community

Returning Home to Fox Lake

By Tim Stevenson, Northern Programs Liaison with Food Matters Manitoba When I was a kid I remember going to Fox …

Project: Food Skills & Nutrition

Food Security Across the World

By Carolyn Townend, Communications Coordinator We’re excited to be hosting two volunteers from Canada World Youth for the next six …

Project: Building Community
Stacks of Bannock and warmed pitas, ready to be sliced and shared

Breaking Bread at the Community Oven

This past Friday, Food Matters partnered with the North Point Douglas Women’s Centre, Manitoba Indigenous Cultural Education Centre and Graffiti …

Project: Building Community

Different Postal Code, Similar Challenges: A learning tour of Labrador

When residents of Hopedale, a small community on the northern coast of Labrador, visit the grocery store, they aren’t finding …

Project: Building Community
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Winnipeg Food Hub 101

Farmers are the essential ingredient in a diverse, delicious and healthy, local food economy. Yet many farmers have been forced …

Project: Building Community
Elder gifting our visitors sweet grass at the Peguis Community Garden

Visitors from Labrador

This past week we were lucky enough to have 3 lovely guests from The Food Security Network of Newfoundland and Labrador …

Project: Building Community