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 March 10 11:30 am – 1 pm
Wednesday March 24 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.

New Roots Kitchen

A space for immigrants to create and share culturally inspired meals “to go” with community during the New Roots Affordable Market. Contact Ariam at awolde-giorgis@thealex.ca or 403-863-3953 to learn more.

Friday March 5 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Friday March 19 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

New Roots Affordable Produce Market

An affordable produce market, featuring culturally relevant produce, ingredients ethno-cultural grocers and a meal to go. Contact Ariam at awolde-giorgis@thealex.ca or 403-863-3953 to learn more. Everyone welcome!

Saturday March 6  11 am – 1 pm (Filipino Meal to Go)
Saturday March 20  11 am – 1 pm (East African Meal to Go)

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
March 1 / March 15 

Ways of Knowing (Virtual)

Gather online with Dion as she shares her knowledge about traditional food, crafts, healing, and natural home and body care. Call or text Dion at 403-312-6665 or email dnelson@thealex.ca to learn more.

Every other Monday from 11 am – 12 pm
March 8 / March 29 

Dads* in the Kitchen (Virtual)

Dads, or any family member, and kids learn how to prepare delicious and healthy family meals together in this three-part program. All ingredients are included. Call or text Gina at 403-333-8142 or email gguo@thealex.ca.

Every other Monday 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
March 8 / March 22 

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
March 9 / March 16 / March 23 / March 30

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
March 3 / March 10 / March 17 / March 24 / March 31

Food Fit (virtual)

A 10-week online program to help you improve your well-being through healthy cooking and connection in a supportive environment. Call or text Gina at 403-333-8142 or email gguo@thealex.ca.

Thursdays 10 am – 12 pm
March 4 / March 11 / March 18 / March 25

 

Upcoming Special Events

Virtual Baking Party!

Wednesday, March 17
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.

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