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U of M Building Community Garden

University of Manitoba Students Build a Sustainable Community

School was in this summer for 25 University of Manitoba students taking an innovative two-week course “Building a Community Commons” in partnership with the Sustainable South Osborne Community Co-op. I was a student on the course, taking a break from my day job at Assiniboine’s Member Communication Centre. Starting from the Ground Up In the […]

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the power of music

The Power of Music

Not many people can claim to be happy when their job makes them cry. But when I get to see the impact of some of the events and organizations that Assiniboine helps to support, and in this case, the power of music, I often find myself reaching for a tissue. One such event was a […]

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Fruit Share

Fruit Share: Sharing the Backyard Bounty

For Getty Stewart, getting fresh fruit doesn’t necessarily mean a trip to the store. “I was raised in Germany where my family had its own orchard,” says Stewart, a Home Economist. “Then we moved to a farm in Southwest Manitoba where we grew our own food, foraged, and picked fruit. We never let any of […]

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