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Nutrition North Canada – Community Cooking

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Summary of the Initiative

In each of the five remote, fly-in only Inuvialuit Communities, weekly cooking circle and food demonstrations are carried out by a hired local community member. The cooking circle occurs at local community halls and the food demos occur in various locations throughout the community including stores, youth centres, community corporations and special community events.

107 Mackenzie Inuvik Northwest Territories X0E0T0 Canada

Julian Maclean

[email protected]

Lead Organization

  • Inuvialuit Regional Corportation
Other Groups / Organizations
  • Hamlets and Community Corporations: These organizations provide their community halls at a reduced rental price for cooking programs
Other Collaborators

  • Hamlets
  • Community Corporations

Primary Goals

  • Teach cooking skills
  • Teach healthy recipes
  • Promote novel foods
  • Promote country foods
  • Promote quick, easy, cost effective recipes