Supermarket Deals! Neighbourhood Delights!

Neechi Commons Hours:   » Supermarket: Mon to Sat 9 am – 8 pm, Sun 10 am – 5 pm, ;    » Restaurant: Mon to Sat 9 am  – 5 pm; Sun Brunch 10 am – 2 pm   » Arts Store: Mon to Sat 10:30 am – 6 pm; Sun 10:30 am – 5 pm;   » catering & special events: anytime  Location: 865 Main St. (at Euclid Ave.), Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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NEECHI MEATS

Winnipeg’s Newest Destination to Save on Meats!

Want to save more money on groceries? Check out Neechi Meats! The Commons is proud to accommodate a new competitively low-priced meats department.

Our new Meat Manager has overhauled prices by slashing them as much as 50%!

New meat packs have been created, prices have permanently dropped and more varieties of meats have begun pouring in through our doors. Keep an eye out for upcoming flyers! You wouldn’t want to miss some of Winnipeg’s best meat deals.

Visit our Supermarket and begin your savings today!

* Featured specialty items:

  •  Freshly picked Wild Blueberries! – $75/10lb box

  • Bannock Pizza – Hot, ready and freshly made! Visit the 2nd Floor restaurant to get a full-sized pizza or just a slice!

  • Smoked Goldeye, Catfish and Sunfish, available in packs!

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Heading for the lake? – Stock up at Neechi Commons. – BBQ cuts and patties, wieners, buns, fresh salad ingredients and fruit, cold drinks, ice, frozen fish (in case you don’t catch anything), bannock pizza, full array of groceries, meats, baked items, baby supplies, pet foods, propane gas exchange, sunscreen, insect repellant, flashlight batteries, cleaning supplies.

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Summer visitors? – Don`t forget Neechi Niche: Indigenous paintings, jewellery, sculptures, moccasins, star blankets, T-shirts, children’s books, other crafts and music; supplied by 180 artists, artisans and authors, most of whom live within walking distance of Neechi Commons!

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*Enjoy the spiral staircase or take the elevator for beautiful art, craftwork and books in  Neechi Niche, and great restaurant fare at Come N’ Eat Restaurant. Our well stocked supermarket is on the main floor, complete with our Three Sisters Fruit and Vegetable Courtyard, Kookum’s Bakery and a full-service meat section. Community atmosphere everywhere!

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* EXHIBITS & EVENTS hosted at the Commons by Neechi Niche 

~ Linus Woods, Dakota/Ojibway artist, art display, continuing.  ~  Wanda Luna, Indigenous Chilean artist, Kreeh (“moon woman”)  art display, July 7 – Sept 9. 

– For more information and further updates please check out the Art and Cultural Events page of our website: http://neechi.ca/special-events/     ……………………………………………………………………

* Neechi Niche – paintings, jewellery, sculptures, moccasins, star blankets, T-shirts, children’s books, other crafts and music; supplied by 190 artists, artisans and authors, most of whom live within walking distance of Neechi Commons! ……………………………………………………………………….

* Neechi Niche carries organic Mother Earth Tobacco for ceremonial purposes. Neechi has a long-standing policy of providing ceremonial tobacco while, for health reasons, not selling cigarettes. In 1990 our corner store on Dufferin Avenue became the first grocery in Winnipeg to not sell cigarettes, far ahead of the pharmacies! This is because we have always understood the connection between health and community economic development. …………………………………………………………………………………..

To be added to our twice-a-month email promotion and update list please send your name and email address to neechifoods@shaw.ca

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Neechi Commons Turns Two! – First Nations Voice:

http://www.firstnationsvoice.com/index.php?action=article_details&title=Neechi+Commons+Turns+Two%21&id=367

Commons Creating a Local Hub – Canstar/The Times:

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* On Louis Riel Day, February 16, Neechi was honoured by Heritage Winnipeg with their Special President’s Award for the heritage restoration work that went into the creation of Neechi Commons. The ceremony took place in the rotunda of the old CN Station.

* Manitoba Hydro Power Smart TV ad featuring Neechi Commons: http://youtu.be/QQS_LA2dgNg

* On July 16, 2014, Winnipeg City Council voted to provide Neechi with a “Strategic Economic Incentive Grant” in recognition of the valuable employment, cultural and community building role of Neechi Commons. Here is a link to Neechi’s presentation to the Executive Policy Committee prior to the Council meeting: Winnipeg – EPC 2014 07 16

* Neechi Foods Co-Op Ltd. is the winner of the 2013 Excellence in Aboriginal Business Leadership Award from the Asper School of Business, University of Manitoba! Here is a link to photos of the Award event at the Winnipeg Convention Centre: http://www.flickr.com/photos/39774696@N07/sets/72157637022998345/   (click the return arrow to return to the Neechi website)

* Neechi is a signatory to  the Manitoba Food Charter www.foodmattersmanitoba.ca/content/manitoba-food-charter).

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20130703 meats #2  20130703 deli meats20130703 groc #1 20130703 groc #2 20130703 groc #4 When you visit Neechi Commons  you will see a lovely wall painting that symbolizes the spirit of our Three Sisters Fruit & Vegetables Courtyard. 20130702 - 3 Sisters #2“Three Sisters” refers to the classic indigenous vegetables, corn, beans and squash, that grew only in the Americas before European contact. The painting was done as a gift to the Commons by renowned artist, Jackie Traverse. 

  • Inside the Commons you will also see what was originally a  sidewalk art piece commissioned by Take Pride Winnipeg and located on Portage Avenue. It includes a sketch of Elijah Harper. The art piece was donated to Neechi by the artist, Tom Andrich, a few weeks before Elijah’s passing. Elijah was one of the ribbon cutters at the Grand Opening of our corner store on Dufferin Ave. in January 1990.
  • We welcome suggestions that can make the Commons increasingly attractive to a wide range of customers. If you have comments to offer please e-mail them to us at neechifoods@shaw.ca .

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