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Food Safety and Safe Food Handling

Food Safety and Safe Food Handling

The Calgary Food Bank takes food safety very seriously. We monitor the temperature of our fridges, freezers, and trucks, we have handwashing stations throughout the building, and Quat sanitizers are plentiful for clean workstations.

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Weekends and More

Weekends and More

Throughout the Weekends And More program review, we have been working with Céileann Regan and Charity Alcocer, two Public Health Dietitians to better understand food insecurity among students and their families, and the strengths and challenges associated with school backpack programs.

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How We Work To Reduce Waste

How We Work To Reduce Waste

We sort donations big and small, and separate them into different recycling and reclamation areas, with a goal of less than 10% going to the landfill.

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Fall 2022 Comfort Food

Fall 2022 Comfort Food

The fall report discusses how we feed, lead, and connect through our employees, renovations, volunteers, and partnerships.

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Renovations

Renovations

It has been a little over a month since we’ve completed the major portion of renovations to our emergency food hamper distribution area. We spoke with our Logistics and Inventory Manager, Mike, to understand the process for designing and implementing these renovations, as well as learn more about what’s to come.

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How Did YOUR Garden Grow?

How Did YOUR Garden Grow?

The air is crisp, and the leaves are beginning to fall. We have slipped into Autumn, and this time of year always brings a harvest of home-grown goodness.

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Re-Visiting Our Roots

Re-Visiting Our Roots

Once again, the long hot days of summer begin to slowly disappear into shorter, cooler days, and we look forward to the annual City-Wide Food Drive coordinated by the Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints community.

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In the spirit of reconciliation, the Calgary Food Bank acknowledges that we live, work and play on the traditional territories of the Blackfoot Confederacy (Siksika, Kainai, Piikani), the Tsuut’ina, the Îyâxe Nakoda Nations, the Métis Nation (Region 3), and all people who make their homes in the Treaty 7 region of Southern Alberta.

Calgary Food Bank
MAIN LOCATION (WAREHOUSE)

5000 11 Street SE
Calgary, AB T2H 2Y5

FOOD LINK

By appointment only
Monday to Friday: 8:00 am – 11:00 am

Donation Centre, Door 7

Monday to Thursday: 8:00 am – 7:30 pm
Friday and Saturday: 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

NEED FOOD?
CALL TO REQUEST A HAMPER
403-253-2055

Monday to Thursday: 8:15 am – 7:00 pm
Friday: 8:15 am – 4:00 pm

HAMPER PICK-UP at
CALGARY FOOD BANK warehouse

By appointment only.

 

Administration
ANNEX HOURS

Monday to Thursday: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Friday: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

ANNEX LOCATION

5020 12A Street SE
Calgary, AB T2G 5K9

CONTACT

Main line: 403-253-2059
info@calgaryfoodbank.com

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