Auspicious Arugula

Curious about arugula?  Looking forward to spring greens? Whitney Hughes, Ashley Cooper, Liz Muggah, Andrea Clarke and Brianne Barteaux, nutrition students at Acadia University, tell us all about it.

Arugula is a leafy salad green, much like spinach. It is very nutrient dense, but not as commonly eaten as other greens. We hope this blog post will be informative, spark an interest in trying this vegetable, and encourage you to be adventurous in your everyday produce selections. Continue reading “Auspicious Arugula”

Summer Cooking Class Recipes: Curry, Hodge Podge and more

Before we head into the fall cooking series, we wanted to fill you in on our cooking workshops from the summer.

We kicked off our Intergenerational Food Connectors Project with a summer cooking series.  On July 14, 21, and 28 we gathered to learn from our experienced instructors.  Recipes ranged from Indian dishes to traditional Nova Scotian fare.  We also had two local farmers stop by, Dave Bethune and Amy Lounder, to share their farming experiences with us. Continue reading “Summer Cooking Class Recipes: Curry, Hodge Podge and more”