Food Skills & Nutrition

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 …

Project: Good Food Stories
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
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. …

Project: Good Food Stories
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 …

Project: Good Food Stories

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 …

Project: Good Food Stories

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 …

Project: Good Food Stories
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 …

Project: Good Food Stories
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 …

Project: Good Food Stories
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 …

Project: Food Skills & Nutrition

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 …

Project: Good Food Stories
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 …

Project: Food Skills & Nutrition

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 …

Project: Food Skills & Nutrition

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 …

Project: Food Skills & Nutrition

Fire and Ice: Newcomer ice fishing on Lake Winnipeg

On the chilly morning of February 25th, Food Matters Manitoba partnered with Jesse and Richard, two local fishers from Grand …

Project: Food Skills & Nutrition

A new year and a new commitment to healthy living

Inspired by last month’s giving challenge, the team here at Food Matters Manitoba is committing to eating and living healthy …

Project: Food Skills & Nutrition

Cooking with Love: Community Tables

The ground was covered in leaves as a new set of Community Table participants strolled into the classroom at North …

Project: Food Skills & Nutrition

A Roller Coaster Ride

It has been a fun and crazy ride cooking with Gilbert Park Boys and Girls Club so far. We have …

Project: Food Skills & Nutrition

Imagine: Reflections from the 2016 Youth Gathering

Imagine. Imagine waking up as the sun rises and you also rise to greet the day; a day you have …

Project: Food Skills & Nutrition

The Fire Within

Eagerness to learn and experience new things are, without a doubt, part of growing up. Providing youth with opportunities to …

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Community Tables Fall 2016 session open for registration!

We are excited to announce that registration is now open for our fall session of Community Tables: A 5 week …

Project: Food Skills & Nutrition