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 goodfood@thealex.ca  or call 403-455-5792 to learn more.

Drop-In Community Breakfast

Fridays | 9:00 am – 11:00 am 

Come by for a free, nutritious breakfast; everyone is welcome.  All COVID precautions in effect. Contact goodfood@thealex.ca  or call 403-455-5792 to learn more.

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. Contact goodfood@thealex.ca to learn more.

Volunteer Food Prep

Mondays | 1:00 – 4:00 pm

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

Community Programs

Civic Action Group

Every other Monday starting September 13 |  3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Work together to share knowledge about upcoming elections and the voting process; identify issues impacting our community and ask candidates how they will support change that matters. Call or Text Bernadette at 403-370-0807 or email blumugdang@thealex.ca to get involved.

Turtle Island Teachings

Every other Monday starting September 20 | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

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

Level Ground Gardening

Tuesdays | 10:00 – 12:00 pm

Join us for 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.

Peer Advocacy Office

Wednesdays  | 1:00 – 2:00 pm
Fridays | 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Receive assistance on a wide variety of issues from trained Peer Advocates. Call or text Danielle at 403-970-5473 to book an appointment or email dfitzpatrick@thealex.ca.

Cooking up Justice

Wednesdays starting September 22 | 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Learn to grow, cook, share and advocate for good food. Dig into where our food comes from and build leadership skills in a safe and welcoming space. (16- 24 years old) Call or text Danielle at 403-970-5473 or email dfitzpatrick@thealex.ca to register.

Healthy on a Budget

Thursdays | 1:30 – 3:30 pm

Gain tips, tricks and skills to eat healthy on a limited budget through hands-on experiences planning, budgeting, grocery shopping and making good food! Call or text Bernadette at 403-370-0807 or email blumugdang@thealex.ca to learn more.

Upcoming Special Events

Federal Election Leaders Debate Viewing Party (Virtual)

Thursday September 9 |  6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Deciding who to vote for in the federal election? Watch the Leaders debate with us online and share your thoughts in our chatroom. Receive a viewing kit full of goodies and information. Call or text Danielle at 403-970-5473 or email dfitzpatrick@thealex.ca to register

I Vote! Election Party

Monday September 20 |  4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

We’re getting out the vote and getting loud about food insecurity! Call or text Danielle at 403-970-5473 or email dfitzpatrick@thealex.ca to learn more and get involved!.

FoodFit Alumni

Monday September 27| 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

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.

Virtual Baking Break

Thursday September 9 | 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Thursday September 23 | 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Check out this resident-led baking class on Sept 9 & 23. Bake at home; connect with others! Call Pat at 403-472-0361 to learn more and get involved.