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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 …

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Shamattawa Buying Club

In the first week of December, Food Matters Manitoba put on its first food market/buying club in Shamattawa First Nation. …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Newcomer Farm Tour

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

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Visitors from Labrador

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

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Multicultural Potluck

Join us for a Multicultural Potluck! As a part of our weekly North End Cooking Classes, we invite you to …

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Aboriginal Youth Travel to Winnipeg for Traditional Exchange

Demian Lawrenchuk, the OFHC Site coordinator for Fox Lake, along with two youth, Michael Beardy and Zach Henderson, had the …

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Main Street Farmers’ Market

The Main Street Farmers’ Market happens every Friday from 12 – 4 p.m. at the Age and Opportunity Centre.

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