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  • Jul 1 2014

    Edible Landscape Competition

    Food Matters Manitoba invites you to participate in a summer-long competition where Manitobans are able to transform their flower gardens, front lawns, or other parts of their yard into an edible landscape.


    The Edible Landscaping Competition is designed to promote homegrown
    food, sustainable living, creative gardening, and community
    beautification. We also encourage people to donate the surplus food they
    grow to help those in need through Winnipeg Harvest
    <http://winnipegharvest.org/> or Fruit Share Manitoba
    <http://www.fruitshare.ca/> .

    The competition is open to all Manitoba (Canada) residents with gardens
    of all shapes and sizes. Their are five competition categories which
    include Urban, Rural, Northern, Youth, and Newbie with a grand prize
    being awarded in each one.

    The poster for this competition is attached...please share widely!!!

    For more information please visit http://manitobagarden.com/ or e-mail
    manitobagarden@foodmattersmanitoba.ca
    <mailto:manitobagarden@foodmattersmanitoba.ca>.

    Good luck and we look forward to receiving all of your submissions

  • Jun 25 2014

    Housing Workshops for Daniel McIntyre/St Matthews Homeowners and Renters

    Housing Workshops

    for Daniel McIntyre/St Matthews Homeowners and Renters


    DMSMCA is pleased to present a new series of home maintenance workshops in partnership with Christopher J. Parker of Build Wright Developments. These “hands on” sessions are geared towards homeowners and renters who want to learn the ins and outs of maintaining their own home.


    Workshops take place Wednesday nights between 6:30 to 9:00 pm at the DMSMCA building at 823 Ellice Avenue at Arlington. They are free of charge but space is limited so you are required to register in advance.

    The schedule is as follows:

    MAY 21 - FENCE BUILDING

    JUNE 25 - INTRO TO ROOFING

    JULY 23 - INTRO TO ELECTRICAL

    AUGUST 20 - MINDFUL BUILDING

    Contact Christian at 204-774-7005 or housing@dmsmca.ca to register. 

  • Sep 13 2014

    FemFest2014: Event Calendar

    FemFest2014: She’s Got The Power!

    This fall, Sarasvàti Productions’FemFest2014—She’s Got The Power will explore, define and reimagine the concept of women’s power. This 12th annual festival of life changing plays by women for everyone is a must-see event. Stories of family feuds, tattoo-covered teens, Immaculate Conception and part-time paranormal seekers will descend upon the U of W Asper Centre for Theatre and Film this September. Whether you see one production or the entire festival lineup, you are sure to leave with a new understanding of power and possibly even a tasty brownie. Please visit our website, www.femfest.ca, to learn more about the FemFest 2014 lineup and ticket purchasing options. 

    Please share the attached event poster widely!

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