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Manitoba Charities to Give to This Holiday

MyToba | Winnipeg By: E. Epp Manitobans are known for their generosity. In fact, the Fraser Institute repeatedly finds that …

Opinion: December 6, 2016

Health Canada is missing the mark on new food guide revision process It doesn’t need a revision – it needs a re-do …

Winnipeggers want access to local, affordable, healthy food

Community News Commons | Winnipeg By: Katrina Sklepowich Food Matters Manitoba is collaborating with community organizations, local businesses, public health …

News Release: November 21, 2016

FOOD MATTERS MANITOBA PARTNERS WITH LOCAL COMMUNITIES AND ORGANIZATIONS TO MAKE WINNIPEG FOOD COUNCIL A REALITY WINNIPEG, November 21, 2016 …

Plans for Winnipeg food policy council are finally cooking

Metro | Winnipeg By: Jessica Botelho-Urbanski A proposal for a Winnipeg food council will finally land at city hall this …

Winnipeg Food handlers course encourages newcomer cooks in Winnipeg’s kitchens

Metro | Winnipeg By: Jessica Botelho-Urbanski Local immigrants in Winnipeg are learning to sautée their way to employment thanks to …

Providing better nutrition for newcomers

Winnipeg Free Press | September 6, 2016 By Ligia Braidotti Many things change when a person moves to another place, especially to …

Winnipeg newcomers reap benefits of North End garden

Metro Winnipeg | September 2, 2016 By Matt Kieltyka A quaint community garden in Winnipeg’s north end has blossomed into an …

Newcomers dig into common ground at North End garden

CBC Manitoba | August 30, 2016 A garden in the North End is bringing together Winnipeggers from all over the world. …

RC360 Season 2, Episode 25

River City 360 | June 27, 2016 In this instalment of River City 360: Christie McLeod, Founder and Executive Director of …

New study finds 120,000 Winnipeggers are food insecure

Metro Winnipeg | June 22, 2016 By Stephanie Taylor A new study released at the University of Winnipeg reveals more …

Community Gardening

North End Times | June 6, 2016 On May 28, Canadian newcomers, along with Food Matters Manitoba and Home Depot volunteers, …

Community Connection: Newcomer Garden

CTV Morning Live Winnipeg | May 31, 2016 By Rachel Lagacé Rachel finds out how a community garden in the North End …

Garden of Nations rises in the North End

Winnipeg Free Press | May 30, 2016 By Carol Sanders With seven children to feed, Shamsa Muhammad hopes she will have …

New efforts to help thousands of refugees coming to Manitoba

CTV News Winnipeg | May 28, 2016 By Beth Macdonell New efforts are underway to help make the transition a little …

Newcomer garden of nations opening in North End

Metro Winnipeg | May 27, 2016 Members of Winnipeg’s newcomer community will roll up their sleeves to break ground on a …

Garden of Nations offers Winnipeg newcomers a place to grow together

CBC Manitoba | May 27, 2016 A new project in Winnipeg is welcoming newcomers by helping them establish roots — literally. This weekend, …

Manitoba teacher hopes goose hunting will help save his students

CBC National News | May 11, 2016 By Nick Purdon Kerry Muswagon is the cultural awareness teacher at Mikisew school in Cross …

Good health starts with good food

Thompson Citizen | April 6, 2016 By Stefan Epp-Koop We’re hearing a lot of promises in the lead-up to the provincial election. …

Food Matters and let us tell you why

Winnipeg Free Press | March 14, 2016 By Ron Owen “Eat what’s in front of you,” is a saying I …