Volunteer Appreciation


It’s a special day at Winnipeg Harvest, as we come together to recognize and celebrate the hard work and commitment of our volunteers, and to present the 2019 Lee Newton Memorial Award for Volunteer Excellence. At Winnipeg Harvest, we get to see the impact of the food we collect and distribute and it’s nothing short… Keep Reading

Bannock Recipe


4 cups of flour 1tsp of baking soda 1 pack yeast 1/4 sugar Tsp salt 1/4 vegetable oil 2 cups of warm water Add the flour first then the baking soda, swift it around and mix in all the other dry ingredients, mix well. Make a whole in the center then add the oil and… Keep Reading

Tins and Tunes

Tins and Tunes


An ENORMOUS thank you to our volunteers! Your hard work is what makes feeding thousands of hungry Manitobans possible. On March 28, 2019 Winnipeg Harvest held “Tins and Tunes” to celebrate the evening volunteers. Kelly, along with her team prepared delicious snacks for volunteers to enjoy while doing crafts and usual volunteer activities. We would… Keep Reading

quick and simple muffins

Quick and Easy Muffins


We held a quick and easy Muffin workshop in the Winnipeg Harvest Community Kitchen and wanted to share this quick video and recipe with you! Here’s the recipe: 2 Eggs 2 Bananas 2 Cups Quick Oats 1 tsp Baking Powder 1 Cup of crushed nuts Bake at 350 until golden brown If you’d like to… Keep Reading

Bits and Bobs Casserole

Bits and Bob’s Casserole


Winnipeg Harvest is excited to offer the Bits and Bob’s workshop; a class geared towards helping you take items from your food bank hampers to create a great meal for your family. Creating a great meal is just a couple of ingredients away. For example, choosing a grain, a protein, a vegetable and a couple… Keep Reading

I Love to Read


In many parts of Canada and the United States, February means “I Love to Read Month,” an entire month dedicated to promoting a love of reading and being read to. This idea, started many years ago, has been gaining popularity among schools, libraries and organizations throughout North America. Parents, too, have adopted the idea of… Keep Reading

A Great Way to Celebrate


For her birthday this year, 7-year old Sara decided to do something completely different! When Sara’s mom asked her where she would like to go, she replied immediately “I want to volunteer at Winnipeg Harvest”. Sara brought her friends and family down to Winnipeg Harvest this past week and spent the day celebrating, volunteering in… Keep Reading

Sobeys, Safeway and IGA Goes Above And Beyond To Fight Hunger

Sobeys, Safeway and IGA Goes Above And Beyond To Fight Hunger


(Winnipeg, Manitoba, Jan 30th, 2019) – With the focus of providing nutritious meals to Manitoba’s families and their commitment to supporting local communities, today Sobeys Inc. presented a donation of $122,787.12 in support of Harvest raised during their ‘Joy of Giving’ campaign. Winnipeg Harvest is humbled to accept this donation on behalf of the 64,000… Keep Reading

Canada's Food Guide

Canada’s Food Guide


Eat well. Live well. As a Food Distribution and Training Facility, Winnipeg Harvest strives to provide nutritious food to individuals and families across the province. After much anticipation, we are encouraged to see that the new Canada’s food guide recognizes the truly diverse demographics across our county, and reflects this with a new wide-range of… Keep Reading

Manitoba Blue Cross helps Harvest hit the streets – in style!


Manitobans are going to be seeing a lot more of Winnipeg Harvest on their daily commutes this year.  This is thanks to amazing sponsors like Manitoba Blue Cross, who have recently supplied Winnipeg Harvest with the purchase of a brand new, beautifully wrapped three-ton cargo truck. The new truck is one of 3 which were… Keep Reading

Brett Andersen


Winnipeg Harvest is proud to welcome Brett Andersen as our newest board member. Andersen is an accountant with PwC and has been volunteering his time with Winnipeg Harvest. He enjoys being able to see first-hand the impact one person volunteering their time can have on our communities. “I feel it’s very important to be a… Keep Reading



We were happy to have Global Winnipeg talk to our CEO, Keren Taylor-Hughes, and Breakfast Club of Canada Program Coordinator Maxine Lam about the value that our new Breakfast2Go program can bring to children in our community.