Last week The Our Food Project presented at the Mi’kmaq Tourism, Agriculture, and Entrepreneurship Conference hosted by the Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq. We shared highlights from the Our Food Project and delivered a hands on activity related to season extension … Continue reading
It’s July. It’s hot (finally). And fresh, local food is once again becoming bountiful. Farmers markets, CSA’s and Upicks food is everywhere; not to mention the closest access point of all, your own garden. Which I’m sure, for some of … Continue reading
We regularly chat about kale on this blog, but have we ever told you about all its nutritional benefits?
Two members of the team (Marla and Miranda) had the opportunity to go to Winnipeg to visit Food Matters Manitoba and attend their annual Growing Local Conference. We had a wonderful time in Winnipeg (despite the frigid temperatures). We were … Continue reading
On Jan 25, we had our first cooking class of the Wintertime Harvest series, and what a yummy success it was! Our instructor, Katrina, a nutrition student from Mount Saint Vincent University and dedicated Food Action Committee volunteer, joined us … Continue reading
The weather today was so lovely that I almost started feeling that spring had finally arrived. I’m too much of a weather pragmatist to trust that is the case, although I’ve learned that gardening in our climate can really surprise … Continue reading
Trying to get kids eating healthy can be difficult. Trying to get them to eat local, seasonal, sometimes unfamiliar vegetables can be even more of a challenge. But pairing some seasonal vegetables, with other veggies and foods they’re more familiar … Continue reading
I admit, I had intended a very different blog post extolling the delectable virtues of greens with eggs. Greens are still very plentiful right now, and one of my favourite ways of eating them up has always been with eggs. … Continue reading
So, you’ve been curious about CSAs and decided that it’s something you’d like to sign up for, and you’ve checked out our Complete List of CSAs in Nova Scotia, but what if there’s not a drop-off location close to your … Continue reading
In my limited experience with preserving fruit, the only way I know how to do so without using a sweetener is by freezing or dehydrating.