Community Food Centre Programs

Good Food Programs 

Drop-In Family Dinner

Mondays | 5:00 – 6:00pm 

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; 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 – 11:00am 

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 – 11:30am

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:oo – 11:ooam

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.

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

Turtle Island Teachings

Mondays, June 6 – July 25 | 11:00am – 2:00pm

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.

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.

Wild Stew with Youth

Wednesdays | 5:00 – 7:00pm (Starting July 6)

Join us for Wild Stew with Youth! Together we will build com-munity, through traditional Indigenous teachings on the land and in the kitchen. 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

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

International Avenue Kitchen

Thursdays | 10:00am – 12:30pm (Starting July 21)

Learn how to make meals from around the world, share your family recipes and celebrate Greater Forest Lawn’s diverse cultural community! Adults, child minding by request. Registration required.

Contact Bernadette at blumugdang@thealex.ca or call 403-370-0807 to learn more.

Green Kids

Thursdays | 4:00 – 6:00pm (Starting June 16)

Come explore life in the garden; from planting seeds, searching for bugs and creating crafts, to harvesting. Summer just got a whole lot better! Kids ages 6 to 12.

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

Food Fit @ Community Health Centre 
Fridays | 11:00am – 2:00pm (Starting July 14) | 2840 2 Ave SE

Improve your well-being through healthy cooking and gentle exercise in a supportive environment.

Adults, registration required

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

Kids in the Kitchen

Fridays | 1:30 – 3:30pm (Starting July 8)

Kids come together to learn about healthy food, cooking skills, and teamwork! Who: Kids aged 8-12.

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

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

Baking Break

Tuesday, August 9 | 12:30 – 2:30pm
Thursday, July 7 | 9:30 – 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 OMurara@growwithtrellis.ca for more information.