Manitoba’s Small Scale Food Report is Food for Thought.

Many farmers are willing to sell a side of beef, a few dozen eggs or a bag of potatoes to their acquaintances. Farmers have been direct marketing since agriculture began and it is only in the last 50 years that direct farm to consumer sales have been questioned. Up until then, governments encouraged farmers in […]

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Working Towards a Food Strategy

Working Towards a Food Strategy

February is an exciting month for food in Winnipeg!  Not only does Seedy Saturday fall on Valentine’s Day, but there are two events being held in Winnipeg to envision the future of Winnipeg’s food landscape. The first is being held on February 10th, from 7pm to 9pm at the Winnipeg Free Press Cafe. Grab a […]

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Small Farms Manitoba

Small Farms Manitoba

Small Farms Manitoba is an online directory of direct-marketing producers in Manitoba and one of MAFRA’s funded community projects of 2013. The directory was created through the process of a 4-month working farm tour that Kalynn Spain, founder and coordinator, embarked on in order to gather stories and pictures for the directory. She ended up […]

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Voting for food…

My vote for food is because… Food is important.  It plays a vital role in our everyday lives.  That is why the policies and decisions made concerning food in our city should be an election issue.  How food is produced and consumed affects our health, infrastructure, taxes, employment, and the environment.  This year a variety […]

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Manitoba’s Small Scale Food Report is Food for Thought.

Many farmers are willing to sell a side of beef, a few dozen eggs or a bag of potatoes to their acquaintances. Farmers have been direct marketing since agriculture began and it is only in the last 50 years that direct farm to consumer sales have been questioned. Up until then, governments encouraged farmers in […]

Read more
Working Towards a Food Strategy

Working Towards a Food Strategy

February is an exciting month for food in Winnipeg!  Not only does Seedy Saturday fall on Valentine’s Day, but there are two events being held in Winnipeg to envision the future of Winnipeg’s food landscape. The first is being held on February 10th, from 7pm to 9pm at the Winnipeg Free Press Cafe. Grab a […]

Read more
Small Farms Manitoba

Small Farms Manitoba

Small Farms Manitoba is an online directory of direct-marketing producers in Manitoba and one of MAFRA’s funded community projects of 2013. The directory was created through the process of a 4-month working farm tour that Kalynn Spain, founder and coordinator, embarked on in order to gather stories and pictures for the directory. She ended up […]

Read more

Voting for food…

My vote for food is because… Food is important.  It plays a vital role in our everyday lives.  That is why the policies and decisions made concerning food in our city should be an election issue.  How food is produced and consumed affects our health, infrastructure, taxes, employment, and the environment.  This year a variety […]

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Fruit Share Manitoba

Founded in 2010 by Getty Stewart, Fruit Share has grown from its first harvest of three pounds of rhubarb to a thriving organization of dedicated volunteers and staff that harvested 10,946 lbs of fruit in 2013. This bounty – that in the past may have gone to waste – is shared three ways, with one-third […]

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Winnipeg FoodShare Co-op

Winnipeg FoodShare Co-op (WFC) partners with community organizations to offer a Good Food Box once every two weeks, allowing families a dependable source of fresh, healthy, and affordable food. While the organization targets areas of the city that experience high levels of poverty and food insecurity, the Good Food Box Program is open to anyone […]

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