Neechi brochure: Brochure Sept 2012
With the opening of Neechi Commons at 865 Main Street, Neechi is greatly expanding its North End tradition as a well known Aboriginal grocery and specialty store. It is truly a community store, based around the principles of an Aboriginal owned and operated worker co-operative. Neechi Foods is open to the public seven days a week. We are well-known for our oven-fresh bannock, fresh and frozen wild blueberries, wild rice, local fruits and vegetables, Manitoba-caught fish, specialty jams, hand-crafted moccasins, Aboriginal artwork and children’s books. The new Neechi Commons offers a neighbourhood supermarket, restaurant, fruit and vegetable courtyard and arts store.
Neechi Foods (Neechi meaning friend/sister/brother in Cree and Ojibwa) started regular store operations at Neechi Foods Community Store at 325 Dufferin Avenue at the beginning of 1990. Neechi features a wide variety of economically priced Co-Op label grocery items and offers city-wide delivery. Neechi staff always have been sensitive to the health and well-being of neighborhood children and continues to subsidize a “kids only” fruit basket at the old store. For health reasons Neechi has never sold cigarettes, although tobacco is sold for ceremonial purposes.