Kingsland Community Association

Kingsland Community Hall
505 - 78 Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta T2V 0T3
Office Manager and Hall Rentals 403) 255-1400
Email: admin@kingslandcommunity.ca
Fax: 403) 255-1407
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Food Resources

An online map that includes where and how to access food hampers, free lunches for kids and youth, grocery delivery services, and other community-based food resources: Calgary COVID-19 Community Food Map Community Food Map


The Alex Food Centre Programs

Fresh Routes Affordable Produce Market
Every other Wednesday 3 – 5 pm. Up next: January 27

Our affordable produce market, a partnership with Fresh Routes, runs every second Wednesday from 3 to 5. Come by to purchase fruits and vegetables at a deeply discounted price; take home a fresh meal to go for you and your family.

New Roots Affordable Produce Market
A market with meals to go cooked by immigrant communities on site.

Saturday, February 6 11:00 am to 1:00 pm Asian inspired meal-to-go.
Saturday, February 20 11:00 am to 1:00 pm Middle East meal-to-go.

Ways of Knowing (Virtual)
Gather online with Dion as she shares her knowledge about traditional Indigenous food, crafts, healing, and natural home and body care.

Mondays from 11 am - 12 pm on January 25, February 8, February 22
All supplies are included.
Call or text Dion at 403-312-6665 or email dnelson@thealex.ca to learn more or to register.

Dads* in the Kitchen
Back by popular demand! Dads* or any family member, and kids learn how to prepare delicious and healthy family meals together in this three-part program.

Mondays 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm on February 22, March 8, March 22
All ingredients are included.
Call or text Gina at 403-333-8142 or email gguo@thealex.ca to learn more or to register.

Food Fit (virtual)
Food Fit is back! Join Gina online in this 10-week program to help you improve your well-being through healthy cooking in a positive, supportive environment.

Every Thursday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm. Starts February 4
All ingredients are included.
Call or text Gina at 403-333-8142 or email gguo@thealex.ca to register. Participants are also encouraged to join Stretch and Stroll.


Acadia Food Pantry
at McDougall United Church, 8516 Athabasca St SE

Free food for anyone in need. The pantry was originally designed for residents of Acadia and nearby neighbourhoods but it will not turn anyone away.

Beginning in September, the pantry will move back to operating once a month, on the third Tuesday. Dates for food distribution are: Aug. 18, Sept. 15, Oct. 20, Nov. 17, Dec. 15

No registration necessary; just come and bring your own bag. Be prepared to receive hand sanitizing at the door and keep social distance.

Organized by a community group through the Acadia Networking & Action Group (ANAG) For more information, contact AcadiaPantry@gmail.com


Brown Bag Program
at McDougall United Church, 8516 Athabasca St SE

McDougall United Church has created a hub where children and others can come pick-up a bagged lunch. If you or someone you know is in need, please take advantage of this service.

Monday to Friday from 12 noon to 1 pm in the parking lot.

For more information, contact Aileen Berridge at aileen@mcdunited.com, phone: 403-252-1620


Calgary Food Bank
in Highfield at 5000 - 11 Street SE

Families and individuals can phone the hamper request line at 403-253-2055, and visit the website for important information