Food Policy

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From Hunger to Health

A podcast from SPUR Winnipeg Kreesta Doucette, executive director of Food Matters Manitoba, Shaun Loney, founder and executive director of …

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Winnipeg Food Policy Council on the Horizon

By Carolyn Townend After nearly a decade of policy work from local community organizations and businesses, Winnipeg will soon be …

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Provincial Abattoirs are a Key Piece of the Local Food Puzzle

This April I had the chance to visit Prairie Abattoir, one of the few provincial abattoirs (slaughterhouses) in Manitoba. It …

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A Good Food Strategy for Winnipeg

By Carolyn Townend Why Food? We all know food is a connecting point. It impacts the way we live, work …

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The Future of Food in Our City

What does an ideal Winnipeg look like ten years from now? That was the first question posed to the participants …

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Future of Food Panel Discussion

A huge thank you to everyone who came out to our Future of Food in Winnipeg panel discussion at the …

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Partnering on Winnipeg’s Food Future

By Carolyn Townend, Communications Coordinator Tuesday, November 4th marked the first day of Mr. Bowman’s four year term as Winnipeg’s …

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Candidate Visions for Winnipeg

Get Involved with Food this Election You can ensure your voice is heard by getting in contact with mayoral and Councillor candidates with www.winnipegelection.ca – do …

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My Vote Is For Food Because…

In light of the upcoming municipal election on October 22, 2014 we’ve been working to generate some conversation around food  …

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Let’s Talk About Winnipeg Food

The Winnipeg election is less than one month away, and politics is on our plates. This past Tuesday, Winnipeg mayoral candidates …

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Let’s Grow Our Local Food Economy

Access to healthy, affordable food can be a challenge for many living in Winnipeg. In the past few years these …

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Let’s Reduce Our City’s Waste

With the municipal election just around the corner, we’ve started the conversation about how our municipal government can start to …

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Let’s Get Our City Growing

Let’s Get Our City Growing Community gardens are a source of healthy, fresh food, provide a space for recreation and …

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Our Vote is for Food

When Winnipeggers head to the polls this fall they will be voting for their mayor and city councillors for the …

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Food Pricing in Manitoba Communities

Food pricing in Manitoba communities are preventing many people from eating the nutritious food that their bodies need. Some people can’t afford it. …

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Manitoba Provincial Budget 2014

The Manitoba government announced today as part of its provincial budget that it is launching a pilot project to address …

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