St. Vital Community Food Assessment

The findings of the St. Vital Community Food Assessment uncovered many of the negative issues surrounding food in St Vital, helping to put the issues of accessing healthy local food in the suburbs in a new light.  Approximately 70% of St Vital residents are overweight or obese.  Only 11% live within a walkable distance of a grocery store.  Meanwhile, few people are aware of the many food-related programs happening in St Vital.

Read the full report.

 

Food Matters Manitoba has completed a series of community food assessments across Winnipeg in the last four years. For a full listing, please click here.