Food Skills & Nutrition


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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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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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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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 …

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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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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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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 …

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Community Tables, Food

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. …

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youth, gathering, ice fishing, indigenous, land-based

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 …

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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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The powerful way food unites, celebrates and welcomes newcomers

Food unites us. Sharing food, culture, and stories allow us to connect with others from different backgrounds. This incredible ability …

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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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two community tables participants laughing and cutting celery

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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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 …

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First ever Community Tables in Northern MB serves up learning and laughs

The first ever Northern Manitoba Community Tables training session was held May 24th to 26th. Participants from northern communities gathered in Thompson …

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Kids cooking class

Kids cooking classes kick off

A new session of kids cooking classes kicked off in April. We are partnering with after school programs to teach …

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Grow North: Community Tables, register today!

Food Matters Manitoba is excited to present the first ever Community Tables hosted in Northern Manitoba! Community Tables will run …

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Community Tables is back! Register today!

Come #rethinknutrition with us! The days are getting longer and warmer weather is upon us! And with the change in …

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