As part of our ongoing capacity-building work within the community food sector, we are excited to be launching a new initiative specifically geared to supporting food banks.
The first thing you notice when you walk into the light-drenched main room at Calgary’s The Alex Community Food Centre is the promise written in loopy script above the open kitchen: “Good food is just the beginning….” Or maybe it’s the bright chairs in Crayola red and blue and green.
In our upcoming webinar, The carrot and the stick: Health and regulation in the age of processed food, we'll talk with nutrition and obes
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 12:00 - 1:00:00 PM EST
In our upcoming webinar Filling the low-income plate: How Wholesome Wave is shaking up preventative health and the future of food security, Wholesome Wave
Upcoming webinar: Thursday, September 29, 2016, 12-1 p.m. Eastern
With 2016 being the International Year of the Pulse, we thought it would be a great way to celebrate these wonderful pods of possibility. Plus pulses are grown in Canada, affordable, and of course, super healthy. All the more reason to #lovepulses.
Our recent webinar Setting more places at the table: From social isolation to community connection, featured André Picard, The Globe and Mail’s public health reporter and Wellesley Institute researcher Laura Anderson.
"I don’t know what I would’ve done without this place. My life has changed – it’s like black and white. There’s a lot of interaction and socializing that goes on here. Your mood changes.
The UN has declared 2016 the International Year of the Pulse and we want to celebrate these wonderful pods of possibility. Pulses — lentils, beans, and chickpeas — have plenty of benefits. Full of protein and fibre, pulses are a healthy and versatile addition to almost any meal.