Community Food Centre Programs

Good Food  

Drop-In Family Dinner

Mondays | 5:00 – 6:30pm 

Kids and teens, bring your favourite adults– parents, friends or chosen family for a wonderful family dinner; Halal and veggie options available. Kids, teens and their favourite adults.

Contact Ajoy at asehgal@thealex.ca or 403-510-4223.

Drop-In Community Lunch

Wednesdays | 12:00 – 1:00pm 

Come by for a free, nutritious lunch. Adults and supervised children are welcome. 

Contact Ajoy at asehgal@thealex.ca or call 403-510-4223 to learn more.

Drop-In Community Breakfast

Fridays | 9:00 – 11:00am 

Come by for a free, nutritious breakfast. Adults and supervised children are welcome.

Contact Ajoy at asehgal@thealex.ca or call 403-510-4223 to learn more.

Volunteer Food Prep 

Mondays  | 1:00 – 4:00pm
Wednesdays | 8:30 – 11:30am

Dedicated volunteers help prepare food for our community meals. Interested in volunteering?

Call or text Bernadette at 403-370-0807 or email blumugdang@thealex.ca

Affordable Produce Market

Fridays | 9:00 – 11:00am

Purchase vegetables, fruit and more at a discounted price. Learn more about local resources and enjoy a delicious breakfast. Everyone is welcome!

Contact Leanne at lcripps@thealex.ca or 403-269-2503 to learn more.

Food and Garden Skills Programs

FoodFit Alumni

This group meets every fourth Monday | 10:00am – 12:00pm

Ongoing support for FoodFit graduates to stay connected and motivated while learning about nutrition, cooking and gentle exercise.

Contact Dion at dnelson@thealex.ca or 403-312-6665.

Home for the Holidays

Thursdays  | 5:00 – 7:00pm | November 10 to December 15

Kids, teen and parents work together to create festive meals from around the world. Learn new recipes and share stories of cultural celebration!

Who : Kids, teens, with parents or guardians.

Contact Katherine at kyee@thealex.ca or 403-970-5473.

FoodFit 

Tuesday | 10:00am – 1:00pm | October 18 to November 29

Improve your well-being through healthy cooking and gentle exercise in a supportive environment. Adults, childminding available on request. Registration required.

Contact Bernadette at 403-370-0807 or blumugdang@thealex.ca

Level Ground Gardening Group

Tuesdays | 10:00am – 12:00pm 

Join us in the gardens where together we grow food, community and health. Bring your passion and appetite for local food production and watch as our thumbs get greener! All ages welcome; children with an adult.

Contact Leanne at lcripps@thealex.ca or 403-369-2503.

Teens Cook

Tuesdays | 4:30pm – 6:30pm | October 11 to November 29 

Teens make healthier food choices and gain cooking skills while making delicious meals. Youth 13 to 18 years old. Registration required.

Contact Dion at dnelson@thealex.ca or 403-312-6665.

Dads* in the Kitchen

Thursdays | 5:00 – 7:00pm | September 29 to November 3

Dads with their kids, or any family member, learn how to prepare delicious and healthy family meals together. Registration required.

Contact Katherine at kyee@thealex.ca or 403-970-5473.

Baking Break

Thursdays | 9:30 to 11:30am | Every third Thursday

Looking to meet people in your community? Try out some wonderful recipes and make new friends! Registration required.

Who : Adults, (childminding available). 

Contact OMurara@growwithtrellis.ca for more information.

Kids in the Kitchen

Fridays | 1:30 – 3:30pm | Starting October 18

Kids come together to learn about healthy food, cooking skills, and teamwork!

Who: Kids aged 8-12. 

Contact Bernadette at 403-370-0807 or blumugdang@thealex.ca

Education and Engagement

There’s No Mistakes in Beading

Wednesdays  | 11:30am – 1:30pm | September 28 to November 9

Receive assistance of an wide variety of issues from trained Peer Advocates. 

Contact Dion at dnelson@thealex.ca or 403-312-6665.

Cooking Up Justice

Wednesdays  | 5:00 – 7:00pm | September 14 to November 9

Build your skills in the kitchen, get your hands dirty in the garden, make life better for community and hunger for change. Youth aged 14 to 24. Registration required.

Contact Katherine at kyee@thealex.ca or 403-970-5473.

Peer Advocacy Office

Wednesdays  | 12:30 – 2:00pm
Fridays | 9:30 – 11:00am

Drop in and chat with a Peer Advocate; staff with lived experience who help community members navigate and access local resources.

Contact Katherine at kyee@thealex.ca or 403-970-5473.

Peer Advocacy Café

Thursdays  | 10:00 – 11:30am | Starts September 1st

Drop-in or book an appointment to chat with a Peer Advocate staff with lived experience who help community members navigate local resources.

Contact Katherine at kyee@thealex.ca or 403-970-5473.

Learns Cohort

Thursdays | 2:00 – 4:00pm | September 1 to February 9

Strengthen life-long learning goals by participating in various opportunities. The LEARNS cohort cook, garden, volunteer, work on projects and share their learning with each other. Adults. 

Contact Bernadette at 403-370-0807 or blumugdang@thealex.ca

Rainbow Rebels

Thursdays | 12:00 – 2:00pm | Starting September 15th

Rainbow Rebels is a community driven, monthly gathering, where members of the 2SLGBTQ+ community and their allies meet to craft and build community. Lunch and craft supplies are provided.

 

To register email or call Katherine  kyee@thealex.ca or 403-970-5473
Adults welcome.

Monthly Tours

Every third Friday | 9:00am

Curious about what happens at the Alex Community Food Centre? Register for our monthly tour.

Email goodfood@thealex.ca or call 403-455-5792

Upcoming Special Events

Stay posted for events coming up this season!