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Profile: NorWest Co-op Community Food Centre

“This place gave me a community to be a part of.” – Community member Norwest Co-op Community Food Centre launched in March 2015 in Winnipeg

Six questions with Nick Saul

What drove you to work in the community food sector and advocate for changes to Canada’s food system? When I was younger, my family lived

Feast On brings a taste of Ontario to Restaurants for Change

We’re so excited to have the support of the Culinary Tourism Alliance again for this year’s Restaurants for Change! We’ve teamed up with the Culinary

Profile: The Alex Community Food Centre, Calgary

“The Community Food Centre movement isn’t just about food. It’s about poverty, it’s about community as we’ve seen today… and I’m so thrilled The Alex

Five questions with Chef Ben Kramer (Winnipeg, MB)

What does “good food” mean to you? Good food means food that is not only accessible and nutrient dense, but is also grown and harvested

Top Canadian chefs cook up a storm to launch Restaurants for Change 2017—the biggest yet!

On October 18, 2017, 92 restaurants in 19 Canadian cities will join together to donate proceeds from dinner service to Community Food Centres Canada, supporting

Dine Out, Do Good: Community Food Centres Canada launches Restaurants for Change marketing campaign

4th annual fundraising event supports community food programs in low-income neighbourhoods across Canada Toronto, ON: Community Food Centres Canada (CFCC) is launching its fourth annual

Restaurants for Change raises more than $250,000 for healthy food programs in third year of event

Toronto, ON | On October 19, thousands of diners came together in 68 restaurants and 16 cities across the country for Restaurants for Change, a

2017 Diner’s Guide to Restaurants for Change

On October 18, 92 restaurants across 19 Canadian cities are supporting healthy food programs across Canada at Restaurants for Change. You’ve called up your friends, checked out the

5 Questions with Glen Manzer (Calgary, AB)

Get to know our 2016 Chef Ambassadors! We asked Chef Glen Manzer from the Creative Restaurants in Calgary (Bonterra Trattoria, Cibo, Scopa, Posto) 5 tasty questions, take a look: 1.

5 good reasons to dine out for Restaurants for Change!

Restaurants for Change only comes around once a year, so if you haven’t called up your friends and booked a reservation for October 19, stop what

5 Questions with David Gunawan (Vancouver, BC)

Get to know our 2016 Chef Ambassadors! We asked Chef David Gunawan from Farmer’s Apprentice in Vancouver 5 tasty questions, take a look: 1. What does “good food”

10 Questions with Ryan Donovan (Toronto, ON)

We asked Good Food Champion Ryan Donovan from Richmond Station in Toronto 10 tasty questions to get to know him better: 1. What does “good food” mean to you?

10 Questions with Michael Noble (Calgary, AB)

We asked Chef Michael Noble from NOtaBLE and The Nash in Calgary 10 tasty questions to get to know him better: 1. What does “good food” mean to you?

Restaurants for Change FAQ

What is Restaurants for Change? Restaurants for Change is an annual fundraising event that brings together some of Canada’s best restaurants to create change in

Canadian chefs can be leaders in building a more fair food system

As a restaurateur, I’m often asked who my favourite chef in Canada is, what my favourite restaurant is, or what ingredient I think will define

10 Questions with Lora Kirk (Ruby Watchco: Toronto, ON)

We asked Chef Lora Kirk from Ruby Watchco in Toronto 10 tasty questions to get to know her better: 1. What does “good food” mean to you? Good food

10 Questions with Jamie Harling (Deane House: Calgary, AB)

We asked Chef Jamie Harling from Deane House in Calgary 10 tasty questions to get to know him better: 1. What does “good food” mean to you?

10 Questions with Renee Lavallee (The Canteen: Dartmouth, NS)

We asked Chef Renee Lavalle – The Feisty Chef from Dartmouth’s The Canteen – 10 tasty questions to get to know her better: 1. What does “good food” mean

10 Questions with Blair Lebsack (RGE RD: Edmonton, AB)

We asked Chef and Owner Blair Lebsack from Edmonton’s RGE RD 10 tasty questions to get to know him better: 1. What does “good food”

Meet Ryan & Carl, Our Richmond Station Supporters!

“It’s great being part of CFCC’s Restaurants for Change campaign as it grows nationally. I’m looking forward to seeing chefs from each region in the country