Feeding Wild Boys – A wilderness food skills adventure

Last month I was invited on a unique camping trip, this trip into Fundy National Park would be with a group of boys (12 to 17 yr. old) that have been forced into adulthood by the circumstances they face in their daily lives such as broken homes, addictions, violence, food insecurity, homelessness and troubles with the law. The goal of the trip was to bring … Continue reading Feeding Wild Boys – A wilderness food skills adventure

Local Farm Contributes Food and Fun-Filled Learning

I recently had the pleasure of leading a food skills workshop with some lovely women at Autumn House in Amherst, NS (http://autumnhouse.ca/). We got together to cook a lunch from scratch and while it may not sound too eventful, it was more than just spending a couple of hours together in the kitchen. It was a relaxing and intimate opportunity to make new connections and … Continue reading Local Farm Contributes Food and Fun-Filled Learning