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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 […]

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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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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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Downtown Winnipeg Farmers’ Market

Downtown Winnipeg Farmers’ Market

Over 30 farmers and food processors, bakers and crafters will be selling ‘make it, bake it or grow it’ products for the Christmas season.  Hope to see you there.

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Food Hub Feasibility Study RFP

Food Hub Feasibility Study RFP

Food Matters Manitoba and community partners are in the process of selecting an individual or firm to conduct a feasibility study to determine the economic viability of a food hub in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The study will inform decisions on whether and how to proceed with the proposed food hub. The goal of the food hub […]

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