Events & Programs

Check out our Calendar for upcoming events! Below is a list of our regular programming.

Emergency Grocery Pick-Up Program:

  • Our Emergency Grocery Pick-Up Program is available by appointment only to students who are having trouble affording food. Students can book an appointment HERE.

Chopped U Cooking Classes

  • Free monthly Cooking classes. A new, affordable, nutritious, culturally-diverse, vegetarian recipe each month! For more information, send us an email!

Free Soup Fridays: 

  • Every Friday at 12pm come to the Food Resource Centre (Room UC 2014b) for free soup, fully sponsored by Aramark.

Free Lunch Program:
    • 12pm on Tuesday's at the FRC in collaboration with the Outpost!

Free Breakfast Program:
    • Free breakfast snacks on Mon. & Wed. from 10:30am-1pm at the FRC.

The Good Food Box: 

  • The Good Food Box is a non-profit, volunteer powered, community based, food security initiative, administered by the Northwestern Ontario Women's Centre.The box aims to improve access to fresh produce by providing a box of fruits and vegetables at a low cost ($5.00 for LU students).The Food Resource Centre distributes boxes to students on a monthly basis.

  • Funded by LUSU and made possible in part by donations from Alumni and Friends through Lakehead's food security initiative.

  • Students can sign up through the weekly LUSU newsletter the second Friday of each month at 5:30 pm (LUSU Newsletters are sent to your Lakehead Email). 

Food Forums: 

  • Monthly talks and discussions with guest speakers on a variety of food-related topics.

  • Past topics include:

  • What is Food Insecurity? With Dr. Barbara Parker 

  • Sustainability and Beeswax Wrap Workshop with EcoSuperior

  • Taste the Rainbow with Pride Central:Learn and discuss the ways that food insecurity and body image issues can disproportionately impact the 2SLGBTQIA+ community and decorate cupcakes.

  • Food and Mood with Irene Pugliese



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