Good Food Stories


Towards a Winnipeg Food Strategy

Food Matters Manitoba was one of the key driving forces behind getting the Winnipeg Food Council (WFC) up and running. …

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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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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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Reconnecting: To land and community

It’s been a long, cold winter. Yet, everywhere you look there are clear signs that spring is around the corner. …

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Caring for a community by serving good food

Planning and preparing nutritious meals for a family is hard work. Now, imagine if your family was made of 50+ …

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Carol teaching traditional medicines at Grow North Wabowden

Northern Sun – Winter 2018

Our winter edition of the Northern Sun has arrived – and with a new look (click here to read it)! This edition …

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Towards a Brandon Food Council – what’s next?

The process towards creating a Brandon Food Council has spanned three years. On January 24th, 2018 Food Matters Manitoba traveled …

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Learning Together on the Land

Learning Together on the Land: Winter Youth Gathering, January 12-14, 2018 “I am forever proud to be Indigenous, proud of …

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Muskgege, Carol’s Traditional Medicines

“We are all visitors to this land, our land has so much to offer, our land is overflowing with the …

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D.I.Y. Soup Gift Jars

Looking to give the perfect gift this season? Look no further! These D.I.Y. Soup Gift Jars have been tried and …

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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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Staff share a shawl while listening to Dr. Raven Sinclair

Rebuilding Connections: Reconciliation, Relationships, and Relatedness

By| Matt McCormick, Community Food Facilitator, Food Matters Manitoba Last week, staff members from Food Matters Manitoba attended a two-day …

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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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Looking for a gift that gives more than once?

Looking for a gift that gives more than once? The Shelmerdine Giving Tree Ornament costs just $5.99 and all proceeds from …

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Join our #5forfood campaign to help ensure good food for all!

Join us on November 20th as we launch our five weeks of #5forfood! We need you to help us reach …

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three hunters, standing near the water, talking

The awesome power of being on the land

This fall I joined Jeff McKay, an experienced hunter and trapper, for three days on the land hunting moose. Jeff …

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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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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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Seventy percent of people in Manitoba are hungry for a national school food program

Seventy percent of people in Manitoba support a national universal school food program. We sponsored a province-wide survey in June …

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