Support Local, Support Farmers’ Market

Lisa C. Community, Daily Life

One important component of supporting Alberta’s economic recovery is helping farmers sell and market their products. On July 10, Alberta’s Agriculture and Forestry Minister Devin Dreeshen introduced the new Made in Alberta, by Albertans label at the Millarville Farmers’ Market: This label is designed so that Alberta farmers and processors can use it on their products. It helps consumers like …

Pop-up Farm Stands at C-Train Stations & Community Hubs

Lisa C. Community, Daily Life, Settlement & Community News, Updates

The fresh local food stands (est. 2017) are back for the 2021 summer season. The City of Calgary partners with following five local urban farms & vendors from the Calgary region to operate pop-up farm stands at select C-Train stations and community hubs across the City: Broxburn Farm Fresh Routes Shirley’s Greenhouse Walkers Own Produce YYC Growers The pop-up farm …

Free Grocery Drive Thru Event

Lisa C. Accessibility, Community, Settlement & Community News, Updates

Experience Church will be hosting a free, curbside grocery event for families and individuals experiencing food insecurity. Drive through and they will place a pre-packed grocery tote into the trunk of your vehicle. Where: 6555 30 Street SE When: 2 – 4pm on April 2, 2021 No pre-registration required. First come first served, while supplies last. Delivery is NOT available …

Duhaa Care Packages for Those in Need

Lisa Cai Community, Daily Life, Settlement & Community News, Settlement News, Updates

Duhaa Foundation will be delivering care packages to those in need. Each household will receive one free care package. The care package will contain Bread fresh produce hot food (chicken and rice) To request a care package, please fill out this online form: https://forms.gle/hYykZwSLTK5vAeUo8 and wait for their response by email. You will be informed whether your request can be …

ISC Food Drive for Love with Humanity

Michelle Mak Daily Life, Newcomer Information

Immigrant Services Calgary (ISC) partnered with Love with Humanity Association to create a food drive. This food drive was lead by ISC to gather non-perishable food items for Love with Humanity’s Mini Outdoor Food Bank. Love with Humanity Association is a registered non-profit organization. Their projects include Coffee with Seniors, Drive with Homeless People, Informative Seminars, Mini Outdoor Food Bank, …