Here you will find a wide variety of resources such as curricula, handouts, policy alternative reports, evaluation and assessment tools, and much more. Some are authored by Food Matters Manitoba, others are produced by our partners. All resources are free to copy and distribute for educational purposes.
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Community Projects: Engaging People
Bringing people together behind an idea, community consultations, getting people interested in change, involving community members at different stages of a project, and much more.
Community Projects: Financing
Grant applications, fundraising, sponsorship, social enterprise, and much more.
Community Projects: Identifying Needs
Community Food Assessments, creating programs that respond to the needs of your community, developing project proposals, Food Policy Councils, and much more.
Community Projects: Producing Food
Planting and harvesting in Manitoba, composting, saving seeds, community gardens and greenhouses, farmers' markets, and much more.
Community Projects: Reporting
Reporting to funders, interpreting project data, evaluating the impact of community projects, creating and using assessment tools such as: surveys, questionnaires, activity logs, program reviews, and much more.
Food and the Environment
The impact of modern food systems on the environment, how urban planning affects food access, sustainable agriculture, sustainable local food systems, and much more.
Food Insecurity and Poverty
Cost of food, Market Basket Measure (MBM), household and community food insecurity, minimum wage and social assistance (EIA) in relation to food security, food charity, and much more.
Food Security and Racial Justice
Food justice by and for black and racialized people, economic and political opportunities in Black communities, resistance to institutionalized and systemic anti-Black racism in the food system and food security movement, and much more.
Food Security for Newcomers
Newcomer food security, access to traditional Newcomer foods, diet acculturation, recognition of Newcomers' education and work experience in relation to food security, and much more.
Having a Say in Policies that Affect You
Advocating for your community, reaching out to political leadership at various levels, addressing systemic discrimination and marginalization, and much more.
Indigenous Food Security and Sovereignty
Indigenous Food Sovereignty, access to traditional Indigenous foods and lands, land based education, resistance to institutionalized and systemic anti-Indigenous racism in the food system and food security movement, reconciliation and decolonizing food systems, and much more.
Teaching about Food and Nutrition
Teaching about nutrition in relation to health conditions, how to read food labels, how to have a healthy diet with low cost/food bank foods, engaging youth in food system issues, teaching youth cooking classes, and much more.
Useful Organizational Tools
PD opportunities, as well as forms, guides, and templates for various administrative and organizational tasks such as: creating office policies, work plans, recording staff meetings, and much more.
Research & Consultation
We acknowledge we are treaty people, residing on Turtle Island, the traditional territory of Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oje-Cree, Dakota and Dene peoples, and the homeland of the Metis Nation.