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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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A Roller Coaster Ride

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

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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 …

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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 …

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Newcomer Food Handlers Course

For many newcomers finding a job when they arrive in Canada can be tough. With excellent food skills and plenty …

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Summer Learning

Just because school’s out doesn’t mean kids aren’t learning. It that just means more time to learn things you only …

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National Aboriginal Diabetes Awareness Day

May 6th is National Aboriginal Diabetes Awareness Day, a day talk about how diabetes is affecting First Nations communities. First Nations adults experience …

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Community Tables Spring 2016 session open for registration!

We are excited to announce we are accepting registration for a Spring Session of Community Tables: A training program to …

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Troy’s “smart food ideas”

Every Thursday, Troy is the first aspiring chef to show up at the door of the Norwest Co-op Community Food …

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Beating diabetes

We’re at a tipping point in Manitoba. An estimated 8.9% of Manitobans have diabetes. And that number is estimated to …

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Schools Make Good Food Happen!

What better to celebrate March as National Nutrition Month than to highlight some of the ways Winnipeg schools make good food happen. These …

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Good Food for Our Newest Neighbours

We often take for granted being able to eat food that is fresh, affordable and familiar. Most of us enjoy …

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Cross Lake Cooks

As the 3:30 bell rings at DR Hamilton School in Cross Lake, students spill out of their classrooms and fill …

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Icing On the Cake – Making Small Changes in Our Communities

People in Winnipeg’s North End are taking small steps toward healthier communities. Food Matters Manitoba’s Community Tables is a five-week training program that …

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The Power of Good Food and Mental Health

This week many of us joined the conversation about mental health and the stigma that often surrounds it. As people …

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Lil Chefs Cooking Class

Hair nets and hand washing abound as a group of youngsters bustle around the kitchen after the final bell at …

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Cultural Learning at Mikisew School

It’s 10 a.m. on a typical Wednesday morning at Mikisew School in Cross Lake. The students are in their classrooms …

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