Community Food Centre Programs

Good Food Programs 

Meals to Go

Every Friday 10 am – 12 pm

Pick up a delicious, nutritious frozen meal and salad kit for you and your family!

Affordable Produce Market & Lunch to Go

2nd & 4th Wednesday monthly

Wednesday April 14 11:30 am – 1 pm
Wednesday April 28 11:30 am – 1 pm

Purchase vegetables, fruit and more at a discounted price. Learn more about local resources and grab a meal to go. Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday. Contact goodfood@thealex.ca to learn more.

Volunteer Food Prep

Mondays 1 -4 pm
Tuesdays 9 am – Noon

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

Community Programs

Turtle Island Teachings (Virtual)

Join us online to learn Traditional Midewiwin Teachings, call or text Dion at 403-312-6665 or email dnelson@thealex.ca to learn more.

Every other Monday from 11 am – 12 pm
April 19

FoodFit Alumni

Ongoing support for FoodFit graduates to stay connected and motivated while learning about nutrition, cooking and gentle exercise (recipe kits supplied). Call or text Gina Guo at 403-333-8142 or email gguo@thealex.ca to register.

April 12 10 am  – Noon

Families Grow, Cook, Create!

Families with kids or youth build skills and connections in the virtual garden and kitchen. This 6-week program gets your hands dirty in soil and taste buds swirling in the kitchen with a family meal you create. To register, call or text Leanne at 403-369-2503; email lcripps@thealex.ca.

Mondays 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Starting April 19

Level Ground Gardening

Join us for online and hands-on learning in the gardens where together we grow food, community, and health. Grow your passion and appetite for local food production. Call or text Leanne at 403-369-2503 or email lcripps@thealex.ca to learn more.

Tuesdays 10 am – 12 pm

Wild Stew at Home (Virtual)

Building Community with an Indigenous focus. This 8-week program has you following along from home with recipes and ingredients to make traditional meals, gain traditional knowledge, and experience land-based learning (recipe kits supplied). Call or text Dion at 403-312-6665; email dnelson@thealex.ca.

Tuesdays 10 am – Noon
Starting April 20

Stretch and Stroll

Meet new friends and stay healthy! Join us for a gently paced weekly walk. All abilities welcome! Light snack provided; call or text Gina at 403-333-8142 or email gguo@thealex.ca to register.

Wednesdays 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Coffee Time with Peer Advocates

Join us to connect, share and learn about what’s going on in community. Everyone is welcome! Click the Zoom link to join: https://zoom.us/j/98202526961. Call or text Danielle at 403-970-5473 or email dfitzpatrick@thealex.ca to learn more.

Thursdays 11 am – 12 pm

 

Upcoming Special Events

Virtual Baking Party!

Thursday, April 15
1 pm to 2:30 pm

Connect with others, bake at home. Call Pat at 403-472-0361 to learn more about this resident-led group.

Virtual Teens Cook

Thursday, April 29
5 – 7:30 pm

Youth aged 13 to 18 learn to make healthier food choices and acquire cooking skills to make a variety of meals for themselves, all while on a budget! Recipe kits supplied. Call or text Gina at 403-333-8142; emailgguo@thealex.ca.

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