Media round-up | Launch of NorWest Co-op Community Food Centre

Monday, March 16, 2015

On Friday, March 13, the NorWest Co-op Community Food Centre officially opened its doors to the public with a ribbon-cutting and community celebration in Winnipeg. As the fifth Community Food Centre opened in Canada — the first outside Ontario — the Norwest Co-op CFC is new place where people can come together to grow, cook, share and advocate for good food for all. Here's a round-up of the media coverage of the event.

CTV News, New centre aims to help people in low-income area make healthy food choices

CTV News, Norwest Co-op Community Food Centre

Metro News, How Winnipeg is allowing food deserts to exist in the city’s core neighbourhoods

Metro News, Western Canada’s first community food centre gets cooking in Winnipeg

Shaw TV Winnipeg, Good Food Brings Inkster Together

Winnipeg Free Press, Inkster food centre lauded

Winnipeg Free Press, Inkster food centre fires up Friday

Winnipeg Free Press, First-of-its-kind food centre opens


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+ Find out more about the project

Read more about the launch

+ Check out Norwest Co-op CFC's list of programs

+ Flip through a making-of photo album

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