Community Food Centre Programs

Good Food Programs 

Drop-In Community Lunch

Wednesdays | 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm 

Come by for a free, nutritious lunch; everyone is welcome. All COVID precautions in effect. Contact Ajoy at asehgal@thealex.ca or call 403-510-4223 to learn more.

Drop-In Community Breakfast

Fridays | 9:00 am – 11:00 am 

Come by for a free, nutritious breakfast. Adults and supervised children. All COVID precautions in effect. 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 – 11:30 am

Interested in volunteering? Call or text Bernadette at 403-370-0807 or email blumugdang@thealex.ca

Affordable Produce Market

Fridays | 9:oo am – 11:oo am

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.

Community 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. Call or text Gina Guo at 403-333-8142 or email gguo@thealex.ca to register.

Turtle Island Teachings

Every 3rd Monday | 10:30am – 12:30pm

Join us to learn Traditional Midewiwin teachings led by Elder Linda Brass and Darryl Brass Jr. All ages welcome; children with an adult. Call or text Dion at 403-312-6665 or email dnelson@thealex.ca to learn more.

Community Action Training

Mondays | 1:30 – 3:30pm (Starting May 9)

An 8 week program to grow advocacy skills, navigate social systems & take action on important community issues. Adults (childminding by request)
Registration required. Contact Katherine at kyee@thealex.ca or 403-970-5473.

Level Ground Gardening Group

Tuesdays | 10:00am – 12:00pm (Starting February 1)

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. Call or text Leanne at 403-369-2503 or email lcripps@thealex.ca to learn more.

Wild Stew on the Prairie

Tuesdays | 10:00am – 12:00pm (Starting April 26)

Get outside and build community through traditional Indigenous teachings. Gain knowledge from land-based learning at local parks; whether wandering through the woods, crafting or enjoying a meal together. All ages welcome; children with an adult.
Contact Dion Nelson at dnelson@thealex.ca or 403-312-6665.

Peer Advocacy Office

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

Receive assistance of an wide variety of issues from trained Peer Advocates. Call or Katherine at 403-455-5792 or email kyee@thealex.ca.

Cooking up Justice

Wednesdays | 4:30 – 6:30pm (Starting April 13)

Build your skills in the kitchen, get your hands dirty in the garden, make life better for community and feed your hunger for change. Youth aged 14 to 24. Registration required. 
Contact Katherine at kyee@thealex.ca  or 403-970-5473.

Baking Break

Every Third Thursday | 9:00 – 11:30am

Looking to meet people in your community? Join us for Baking Break; try out some wonderful recipes and make new friends! Adults (childminding available). Registration required.
Email goodfood@thealex.ca  for more information.

Healthy on a Budget

Thursdays | 10:00 – 12:30am (Starting May 12)

Gain tips, tricks and skills to eat healthy on a limited budget through hands-on experiences planning, budgeting, grocery shopping and making good food! Adults (childminding by request).
Contact Bernadette at 403-370-0807 or blumugdang@thealex.ca  to register.

Seniors Kitchen
Thursdays | 1:30 – 3:30pm (Starting April 14)

A fun, hands-on experience for seniors that explores aging well through healthy eating, enhancing cooking skills, sharing food traditions, and making community connections that support well-being. Adults 60+
Contact Gina at (403) 333-8142 or gguo@thealex.ca.

LEARNS Cohort – Coming Soon

Thursdays | 2:00 – 4:00pm

Strengthen life-long learning goals by participating in intentional opportunities that spark curiosity and grow confidence. Gain skills for learning while cooking, gardening, working on projects and sharing. Contact Bernadette at blumugdang@thealex.ca or call 403-370-0807 to learn more.

Families Grow, Cook, Create

Thursdays | 5:00 – 7:00pm (Starting May 5)

Families with kids or youth build skills and connections in the virtual garden and kitchen. Get your hands dirty in soil and taste buds swirling in the kitchen while making a family meal. Contact Gina at gguo@thealex.ca or 403-333-8142.