Posts byCamille Jensen

Food Finder App Connects Hungry Kids with Meals

Nonprofit pilot project addressed summer deprivation and nutrition

During the school year, thousands of Calgary kids receive lunches from organizations and nonprofits dedicated to reducing hunger in the city through school meal programs. But when summer hits and kids are out of school, knowing if children are getting the food and support they need or going hungry is more difficult.
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LAKEVIEW COMMUNITY STARTS FIRST NATIONS RELATIONS COMMITTEE

On May 6 Hal Eagletail, a cultural leader of the Tsuut’ina First Nation presented to Lakeview community residents about his people’s history and culture.

The event is the first in an ongoing series of activities planned by Lakeview’s newly-formed Tsuut’ina Nation Relations Committee. The events are an opportunity for the community, which borders theTsuut’ina First Nation reserve to learn the rich culture of Canadian indigenous people, says Jesse Salus, who helped organize the committee.
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Urban Farm Transforms Lives

Michael Ableman to share Sole Food's story in Calgary April 23

Michael Ableman to share Sole Food’s story in Calgary April 23

As a successful farmer and organic pioneer Michael Ableman has many opportunities to apply his craft, but he never imagined he would be farming in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, also known as Canada’s poorest postal code.
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