Community Partners

We were excited to receive 51 letters of support from across Manitoba and western Canada.  This support came from a diverse group of community organizations from northern, rural, and urban Manitoba.



Photo Credit: Manitoba Food CharterCommunity Partners

The following organizations support MAFRA:

Aboriginal Visioning for the North End

BC Food Systems Network

Beyond Factory Farming

Boreal Forest Network

Brandon Neighbourhood Renewal Corporation

Canadian CED Network

Canadian Foodgrains Bank

Community Foundations of Manitoba

Farmers’ Market Association of Manitoba

Food Action Network (Thunder Bay, ON)

Food Secure Canada

Food Secure Saskatchewan

Fort Alexander Health Centre

Fort Whyte Alive

Green Action Centre

Growing Food Security in Alberta

Stefan Epp facilitates a discussion on food justice at MAFRA's World Food Day festivities. Photo Credit: Stephane McLachlan

Stefan Epp facilitates a discussion on food justice at MAFRA’s World Food Day festivities. Photo Credit: Stephane McLachlan

Harvest Moon Local Food Initiative

Heifer International

Keewatin Tribal Council

Manitoba Council for International Cooperation

National Farmers Union

North End Food Security Network

Osborne Village Farmers’ Market

Prairie Spirit School Division

Rob Altemeyer, MLA

Rockwood School

Sagkeeng Anicinabe High School

Sagkeeng First Nation

Sagkeeng Junior High School

Samaritan House Ministries

Slow Food Manitoba

Spence Neighbourhood Association

St Matthews Anglican Church

Town of Leaf Rapids

Turtle Mountain Community Development Corporation, Agriculture Committee

University of Alberta, Augustana Faculty

University of Manitoba Student Community Garden

Wabanong Anishinaabe Trappers Association

West Broadway Development Corporation/Good Food Club

Winnipeg Foundation

Wolseley Family Place

Supporting Universities:

Brandon University

Rural Development Institute (Brandon University)

University College of the North

University of Alberta, Augustana Campus

University of Manitoba

Participating Researchers:
Researchers from a number of universities helped complete the CURA grant.

University of Manitoba: Paul Fieldhouse (Human Nutritional Science), Jeff Masuda (Environment and Geography), Stephane McLachlan (Environment and Geography), Peter Kulchyski (Native Studies), Shirley Thompson (Natural Resources Institute), and Anna Weier (Environment and Geography)

University of Victoria: Ian Mauro

University of Saskatchewan: Diane Martz, Ryan Brook

Brandon University: Doug Ramsey

University College of the North: Jacinta Wiebe

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