Monthly Archives: September 2016

Calgary All Boys School Hosts Fresh Market

One of the best initiatives offered by CalPMA is our Fresh Markets, which allows schools to purchase product at wholesale prices to sell back in a Fresh Market environment at their school to teach kids about commerce, marketing, selling, customer service, and of course, the benefits of produce and the various types of produce. […]

By |September 30th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Calgary PMA Joins Forces with ATB Financial

This week, the Calgary PMA was approached by ATB looking for produce to contribute to the Calgary Drop In Centre, as part of a $1000 donation from their bagged breakfast program.  Not one to miss out on an opportunity to inspire fruits and veggies in the community, we offered to match their $1000 donation with product.  After […]

By |September 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

CalPMA “Produces” for the Run for Little One’s

On September 10th, the Calgary PMA was delighted to be able to contribute fresh produce to families as they took to Fish Creek Park to participate in the “Run for Little One’s” race in support of the Alberta Children’s Hospital.

Run for Little Ones is a non-profit organization that raises money for the Neuro-critical Care Unit at […]

By |September 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Calgary PMA Supports the Children’s Wishmaker Walk

On Sunday, September 11th, the Calgary Produce Marketing Association was able to help put smiles on the faces of nearly 200 people attending the Wishmaker Walk – The Princess Prance Edition.  The walk is a fun-filled walk for all ages in support of  The Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada, raising funds to help grant  over 1,000 wishes a […]

By |September 12th, 2016|fundraisers|0 Comments

2016 Tom’s Kids Bursary

This our, the Tom’s Kids Bursary was awarded to the Calgary All Boys Program.  The bursary was developed by members of the Calgary PMA to help local schools promote and encourage students to eat fruits and vegetables as a part of their recess snacks and lunches, as a part of their healthy eating initiatives.  We […]

CalPMA Lends a Hand to Fort McMurray Fire Victims

Three short months ago, communities in and around Fort McMurray were faced with a terrible reality.  Wildfires tore through the area, destroying over 2,400 homes and buildings and forcing residents to flee their homes and businesses.  Calgary PMA was quick to offer our support to the individuals and families affected by this devastating fire […]