Mary Sue Waisman – This Wonderful Book Will Make You Consider Each Bite

This blog post comes from Food Action Committee volunteer, poet, and farm kid at heart, Mary Ellen Sullivan.  Sometimes at the market you are introduced to a friend you are yet to meet.  Sometimes you look at the cover and title of a book and realize you and the author would be great friends, maybe even relatives.  That’s what happened when I spotted Mary Sue … Continue reading Mary Sue Waisman – This Wonderful Book Will Make You Consider Each Bite

The Year Round Vegetable Gardener… That’s You!

The lovely Elisabeth Bailey, author of A Taste of the Maritimes: Local, Seasonal Recipes the Whole Year Round, kindly submitted this book review. You probably already know that Nova Scotia is a hotbed of season extension (so to speak), but were you aware that one of the foremost experts and authors in the field is a  native daughter of the province? Niki Jabbour of Tantallon, … Continue reading The Year Round Vegetable Gardener… That’s You!

The Katimavik 100-Mile Diet Challenge

Today’s post was written by Fiona Tumner, our Katimavik intern.  Stay tuned for more posts from Fiona, who will be here in the office with us until December. Can the world survive off a 100 diet?  While the concept of eating local is nothing new, the 100 mile restriction is a newer idea that has spread worldwide.    The popularization of this idea can be traced … Continue reading The Katimavik 100-Mile Diet Challenge