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 .
That all newcomers in Winnipeg have access to sufficient healthy traditional and Canadian foods, in order to live a healthy, happy life in Canada.
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 & 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….
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
Looking for a place to run a cooking or nutrition program? Check out these community kitchens around Winnipeg.
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!
Other Useful Links
Here are a few other useful links containing newcomer nutrition and health resources from around the world!