Do you know where your food comes from? This is a question more and more people are asking, but when it comes to purchasing food for schools, buying local can be a challenge.
Nourishing Potential – the Winnipeg Foundation fund providing food and nutrition education to kids – has helped hundreds of Winnipeggers, but it addresses only a fraction of the issue.
What does growing local mean to you? Hundreds find out what it means to them at the 6th annual Growing Local conference.
Canada’s newest hospitality and culinary school opened its anchor restaurant today – Jane’s – the final piece in a 10-storey school where students learn, work and live in a world class facility.
A volunteer visit to deliver lunches to Winnipeg homeless shelters turns into a major philanthropic effort that has garnered support across Winnipeg to help feed and clothe those less fortunate.
Only in Winnipeg, you say. Where else would people brave -40 temperatures to eat a five star meal on the frozen forks of two rivers?
For anyone fleeing domestic abuse, having a shelter like Osborne House to escape to is a welcome sanctuary. Now, this difficult experience will be made easier with the gift of hot soup.
Winnipeg author, Wendy Erlanger, wrote a soup recipe book so she could donate the proceeds to Cancer Care Manitoba. Now, her efforts have exceeded expectations.
United Nations has declared 2013 to be “The International Year of Quinoa” but this “grain of the Gods” has now tripled in price making it more difficult to buy for those who grow this staple food.
It’s fascinating to follow the evolution of this basic food and how it has been valued over the decades, especially here in what many still regard as the breadbasket of much of the world.