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National Farmers' Market Week

by: EJ on 08/07/2013
Posted in: Food

Canada and the United States don't usually seem to coordinate their celebrations.  Thanksgiving is a good example.  Canada celebrates this harvest day on the third weekend of October while Americans wait until the end of November to feast on their turkey and squash.  Bike to Work Week is another one.  Both countries celebrate this week but at …

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Crowd-Funded Food Roofs

by: Sara on 04/24/2013
Posted in: Food

This guest post comes to us from Lauren Mandel, Project Manager and Rooftop Agriculture Specialist at Roof Meadow and the author of the just released book, Eat Up, The Inside Scoop on Rooftop Agriculture. Today Lauren highlights South Philadelphia Highschool which launched its fundraising campaign to help realize there dream of a roof top garden.

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Should farm-fresh eggs be washed?

by: Sara on 04/15/2013
Posted in: Food

Today's blog post comes to us from Victoria Redhed Miller, the author of the soon to be released book Pure Poultry, Living Well with Heritage Chickens, Turkey and Ducks.

Victoria is a writer, photographer and homesteader who lives off-grid on a 40-acre farm in the foothills of Washington's Olympic Mountains with her husband David. As well as raising heritage chickens, turkeys and ducks, she works towards enhancing her family's self-sufficiency through gardening, food preservation, craft brewing and distilling, antique repair and restoration, and other traditional skills. Today Victoria touches on the controversial subject of farm eggs- to wash or not, that is the question!

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Gabriola Food Forum

by: Sara on 02/19/2013
Posted in: Food

Today's blog post comes from New Society Publishers office maven Jean Wyenberg. This past weekend Jean attended the Food Forum here on our home turf of Gabriola Island and shares with us the many delights of the day.

 

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Try Something New for a Sunday Night Dinner

by: EJ on 12/09/2012
Posted in: Food

John Ivanko and Lisa Kivirist send this recipe for slow-simmered tomato sauce, cooked to perfection over a wood stove. John and Lisa are the owners of Inn Serendipity B&B and the tireless authors of Farmstead Chef, ECOpreneuring: Putting Purpose and the Planet Before Profits and Rural Renaissance: Renewing the Quest for the Good Life.

Thanks to the …

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