Newcomer Food and Nutrition Network

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The Newcomer Food and Nutrition Network is facilitated by Food Matters Manitoba to share resources and collectively advocate for healthy food for all newcomers in Winnipeg. To join the Newcomer Food and Nutrition Network please send your contact information to Tressa .

Learn more about the Newcomer Food and Nutrition Network.

Our Vision

That all newcomers in Winnipeg have access to sufficient healthy traditional and Canadian foods, in order to live a healthy, happy life in Canada.


Nutrition Resources

Nutrition Resources

It can be difficult to find nutrition education tools and resources that are culturally-relevant, thoroughly evaluated and well-suited for use in newcomer nutrition programs. Here are a few that we hope you will find useful. More to come, check back soon!



 Programs and Events

Programs & Events

There are a growing number of programs and events around Winnipeg to help newcomers grow food, learn about healthy food in Canada and connect with their community through food….

Newcomer Food and Nutrition Programs in Winnipeg


 Traditional Food

Traditional Food

Finding traditional food in Winnipeg can be tough – check out the pages below for traditional food caterers, grocery stores and general information!

Traditional Food Caterers
Traditional Food Information & Resources
Traditional Food Stores in Winnipeg


 Community Kitchens

Community Kitchens

Looking for a place to run a cooking or nutrition program? Check out these community kitchens around Winnipeg.

Community Kitchens in Manitoba


 Reports and Best Practices

Reports and Best Practices

Looking for the latest research about newcomer food issues and best practices in Canada? Check out these reports and publications to help guide your work, and your grant writing!

Reports and Best Practices


Here are a few other useful links containing newcomer nutrition and health resources from around the world!

Websites for Newcomer Nutrition Resources