Eating fruits and vegetables when they are in season is the best way to get the most nutrition for the best value.
Seasonal Eating: Winter
Check out our recipe box of winter inspired dishes.
Poppy is the symbol for the Greek goddess of the harvest.
Where did we come up with the name?
Food that is grown, raised, and produced locally is fresh and full of flavour, providing our families with superb nutrition.
Check out our recipe box for seasonal recipes.
Welcome to Poppy Innovations
Empowering people to make healthy food choices is the recipe for building healthy communities.
Poppy Innovations offers programs and ‘gate to plate’ workshops that teach adults, children, and families to grow and harvest their own produce, can preserves, and to prepare healthy and delicious meals.
Our cooking programs “Cook with Your Kids” and “Parent & Child Culinary Class” are available in southeast and northwest Calgary. For our adult and teen crowd, we offer Gate to Plate Cooking Classesand our way to help restore mealtimes being a time to connect with family, One Meal One Family program. We have a community garden in De Winton with plots for lease to serve residents in South Calgary, De Winton, Okotoks, and High River. With increasing numbers of Canadian children suffering from diet-related health problems, including obesity and diabetes, we are committed to promoting and supporting healthy kids and healthy families. We know that our communities are healthier when we all eat well and we share the responsibility of raising awareness and promoting better nutrition and food preparation.
Poppy Innovations also offers management consulting in the areas of business planning, project management, and strategy development to support your business to grow and cultivate your organization’s potential. Like healthy eating and living, we find effective solutions to business challenges to achieve your company’s goals.
Learn to grow your own edibles in our workshops and community garden in De Winton, Alberta. Learn more.
Find strategic, innovative solutions to cultivate your organization’s potential. Learn more.
Change the way your family eats with our cooking courses. Learn more.