Food & Nutrition

1 in 5 Calgarians worry about whether they have enough money to buy food. Take a look at how we can help!
 

Need Food NOW?

Contact BowWest for a referral to the Calgary Food Bank or the St. Vincent de Paul Society. Our offices also stock some food for emergencies.

Visit BowWest’s very own Fresh Market Connections. Held every two weeks at the Bowness and Ranchlands offices, Fresh Market Connections gives BowWest clients direct access to free fresh fruit and vegetables.
 

Connecting Thru Cooking

Call BowWest to learn how you can join a community kitchen-type cooking program. Perks include increased cooking skills and nutritional knowledge, plus the chance to meet other people in your neighbourhood.

Participants take home the meals they cook and pool the cost of supplies. Babysitting and light snacks provided. Participants may be eligible for food cost subsidies.
 

Good Food Box

Operated by Community Kitchen Program of Calgary, the Good Food Box lets Calgarians buy fresh fruit and vegetables at lower cost. Prices vary depending on the size of food box purchased. People order and pick up their Good Food Boxes at various locations, including the BowWest office in Bowness. Good Food Box subsidies are available.
 

St. Vincent de Paul Society

The society provides emergency food hampers. Contact BowWest for information on who to call.