Diversity Foods

Diversity Foods a top performer in North America — again

Students and visitors at The University of Winnipeg are eating some of the best and most sustainable campus meals in North America, thanks to Diversity Food Services. This week the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE)  released its 2017 Sustainable Campus Index, and for the third year in a row, UWinnipeg …Read more >

Research to chew on

  It might look like an ordinary food truck as it drives into town, but it will actually be a rolling research station sizzling with surprises inside. Dr. Janis Thiessen is cooking up a plan to hit the road and ask Manitobans to share their food memories, histories, family recipes and even hop aboard to …Read more >

Diversity Foods a leader in North America – Sierra Club magazine

The University of Winnipeg and Vermont’s Sterling College are tied for number one spot in Sierra Magazine’s Cool Schools 2017 ranking in the food category, out of 227 undergraduate colleges and universities in North America which participated. Diversity Foods was founded as a partnership between UWinnipeg’s Community Renewal Corporation and SEED Winnipeg in 2009 to …Read more >

Tony’s Canteen re-opens on campus

Meet Randy – our new Tony WINNIPEG, MB – A much-loved meeting place at The University of Winnipeg – Tony’s Canteen – has re-opened to serve Collegiate and UWinnipeg students, a decade after it closed its doors. Tony’s was a central hub of life for decades at United College and the Collegiate, a place where …Read more >

Diversity Foods tee-ses appetites at Players Golf Course

 Award-winning food service expands culinary presence in Winnipeg WINNIPEG, MB – Southeast Resource Development Council has chosen award-winning Diversity Foods as food provider at its 100% Indigenous-owned Players Golf Course, located in northwest Winnipeg. Diversity Foods was born at The University of Winnipeg in 2009 as a joint venture between the University of Winnipeg’s Community …Read more >

UWinnipeg students raising awareness about urban bees

A group of University of Winnipeg students is hosting an interactive event this week to raise awareness about some of downtown Winnipeg’s smallest — and busiest — residents. Students are invited to take part in the Urban Been Program on Wednesday, March 22 at 6:30 pm in McFeetors Hall: Great-West Life Student Residence. The event …Read more >

Making fresh produce more affordable on campus

The University of Winnipeg Students’ Association and Diversity Food Services have teamed up to offer fresh, locally sourced produce at student-friendly prices.

UWinnipeg and FortWhyte collaborate on research, education

Students and researchers have a new habitat to study in, thanks to a beneficial partnership established between UWinnipeg and FortWhyte Alive.

Diversity event celebrates Food Revolution Day on May 15

In celebration of Food Revolution Day, Diversity Foods is resurrecting its famous #backdoor lunch for one day only on Friday, May 15. Food Revolution Day is a global movement aimed at getting compulsory practical food education on the school curriculum, spearheaded by British chef Jamie Oliver. Diversity is partnering with Small Farms Manitoba with a …Read more >

Diversity Foods Among Canada’s Greenest Restaurants

UWinnipeg’s own Diversity Food Services was recently named to the 2015 list of Canada’s Greenest Restaurants by Leaders in Environmentally Accountable Foodservice (LEAF), a third-party certifier of sustainability for foodservice establishments. LEAF is a Calgary-based non-profit organization that helps restaurants reduce their environmental impact and makes it easy for diners to identify green restaurants. The …Read more >