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Category Archives: Community Food Centre

Register for Cognitive Behaviour Therapy with mindfulness (CBTm) classes

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NorWest presents a screening of “A Better Man”

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Sharing Our Food Stories

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Good Food Fundraiser in the Winnipeg Free Press Social Pages

NorWest Co-op Community Food Centre held its second annual Art of Good Food fundraiser on June 15 at the Qualico Family Centre at Assiniboine Park. Hosted by BMO Bank of Montreal, the evening featured Winnipeg chefs and artists who came together to create food tastings and live art in support of healthy food programs in […]

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Manila Nights host Filipino themed Sama Sama night in support of Community Food Centre

Allan Pineda who operates Baon Manila Nights, a monthly Filipino pop-up dinner series in Winnipeg, hosted a recent fundraiser for the Norwest Community Centre featuring Master Chef finalist Jeremy Senaris.

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Art of Good Food profiled on Global Winnipeg

Global Winnipeg and Chef Ben Kramer profiled the NorWest Co-op Community Food Centre’s Art of Good Food fundraiser.

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Art of Good Food Fundraiser profiled on CTV Morning News

“We do food work too so it makes sense to support an organization like Norwest that gets good food to this community” says Chef Ben Kramer. He was on site this morning whipping up veggie tacos on CTV morning news with Rachel Lagace and talking about why nine of Winnipeg’s top Chefs are supporting the […]

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Good Food Changes Lives Videos Launched

An investment in good food can be the first ingredient in healthier and more connected communities. Listen to the stories of our community members to learn about the impact the NorWest Co-op Community Food Centre is having on the neighbourhood!

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Maximizing capacity and building healthy community, together

Milton Sussman, CEO for the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority attended a NorWest Community Food Centre community lunch recently. Inspired by the innovation and partnership be saw he was moved to make the Community Food Centre and Access NorWest the topic for his message to WRHA staff.

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Food Centre Awarded for Excellence

The NorWest Community Food Centre was awarded an Excellence in Sustainability Award by the Manitoba Government in the category of Sustainable Community!

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Food Prices May bring Diabetes Rise

The Winnipeg Free Press highlighted concerns over rising food prices and chronic disease. The article highlights the work of NorWest to take action these issues.

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Launch of Goodness Cookbook

The Neal Brothers launch Goodness: Recipes and Stories which celebrates 37 good food fighters from across Canada—chefs, entrepreneurs, growers, food activists and the NorWest Community Food Centre who all believe that good, healthy food should be accessible to all. An inspiring read that underscores that food has the power to enrich lives and build strong […]

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Centre a Cornucopia for the Community

The Winnipeg Free Press and Canstar Times spent a day at the NorWest Community Food Centre. “A local food centre is revitalizing its community one meal at a time”

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Taking a bite out of Food Insecurity

The Winnipeg Foundation profiles the NorWest Community Food Centre in it’s spring publication.

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Good Food Brings Inkster Together

Shaw TV covers the opening of the Community Food Centre and talks about how it is bringing the neighbourhood together.

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Now Open: Winnipeg’s First Community Food Centre

The Filipino Journal’s coverage of the Grand Opening and how the programs will benefit the Filipino community.

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Bonnie Stern: Delicious Do-Goodery

National Post Food columnist Bonnie Stern shares three of Chef Grant’s recipes and discusses the Community Food Centre model

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First of it’s Kind Food Centre Opens

Read about the opening of the NorWest Co-op Community Food Centre in the CanStar Times

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Western Canada’s First Community Food Centre Gets Cooking in Winnipeg

Winnipeg’s first community food centre—and just the fifth in Canada—opened its kitchen to the residents of the Inkster neighbourhood Friday.

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New centre aims to help people in low-income area make healthy food choices

A new community centre designed to make choosing better food easier opened Friday in the community – a first for western Canada. Watch the CTV News coverage of the Grand Opening

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