Community Food Centre Programs

Good Food Programs 

Lunch to Go 

Wednesdays | 11:30 – 1:00 pm 

Drop by Wednesdays to pick up a delicious, nutritious fresh lunch and chat with the Peer Advocates. Contact goodfood@thealex.ca  or call 403-455-5792 to learn more.

Affordable Produce Market

2nd & 4th Wednesday monthly

July 14, July 28, August 11 & August 25 | 11:30 – 1:00 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.

Meals to Go

Fridays | 10:00 – 12:00 pm 

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

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

Turtle Island Teachings (Virtual)

Mondays from June 7 – August 9| 11:00 – 12:00 pm

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

Recipes for Leadership: Youth Boot Camp

Mondays 1:00 – 3:15 pm & Thursdays 1:00 – 4:00 pm from July 5 – July 22 

Youth 16-24 years old. Join this three-week intensive on Monday and Thursday afternoons to build your skills in the kitchen, grow in the garden, and volunteer to create social change and build y community! Call or text Danielle at 403-970-5473 or email dfitzpatrick@thealex.ca to learn more or register.

Food Fit (Virtual)

Tuesdays from June 8 – August 10 | 5:30 – 7:30 pm 

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 to register.

Level Ground Gardening (Virtual & In Person)

Tuesdays | 10:00 – 12:00 pm

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.

Stretch and Stroll

Wednesdays | 10:30 – 11:30 am

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.

Green Kids

Wednesdays from July 15 – August 18 | 3:30 – 5:30 pm 

Come explore life in the garden; from planting to bugs to crafts to harvesting. Summer just got a whole lot better! Kids ages 6 to 12. Call or text Leanne at 403-369-2503 or email lcripps@thealex.ca for more information or to register.

Community Action Training

Thursdays from July 8 – August 19 | 10:00 – 11:45 am

Learn how to advocate, navigate social systems and take action on issues in the community. Call or text Danielle at 403-970-5473 or email dfitzpatrick@thealex.ca to learn more or register.

Wild Stew on the Prairies

Thursdays from July 15 to August 19 | 10:00 – 11:45 am

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; email gguo@thealex.ca.

Teens Cook

Thursdays from July 8 – August 26 | 5:30 – 7:00 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; email gguo@thealex.ca.

Kids in the Kitchen

Fridays from July 23 – August 27 | 1:30 – 3:00 pm 

Kids come together to learn about healthy food, cooking skills, and teamwork! Kids aged 8-12 Contact: Gina Guo gguo@thealex.ca (403) 333-8142.

Walk-In Vaccine Clinic

Fridays from July 9 – July 30 | 9:00 to 1:00 pm

The Alex’s vaccine team will be offering first doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to anyone over the age of 18. No need to book an appointment, just come between 9:00 am and 1:00 pm and ask for the team.

Upcoming Special Events

Civic Action Group

Monday July 26 | 3:30 to 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.

Virtual Baking Break

Thursday July 8 & 29 | 1:00 to 2:30 pm

Connect with others, bake at home. Call Pat at 403-472-0361 to learn more.

FoodFit Alumni

Friday July 9 | 1:00 to 3:00 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.