Spring Cooking Class Recipes: Fresh CSA Produce

We’ve been holding seasonal cooking classes for awhile now, and we’ve loved sharing knowledge about the bounty of Nova Scotia.  Spring can be a tough time to eat local though – a lot of farmers are almost at the end of their winter root vegetables, but it’s still too soon for springtime favourites like asparagus, fiddleheads or strawberries.This last Monday, we decided to embrace the season head-on by building a menu around a CSA (or Community Shared Agriculture) produce box from Taproot Farms. Continue reading “Spring Cooking Class Recipes: Fresh CSA Produce”

How to Grow Your Own Sprouts


This Saturday we had a great workshop on how to grow sprouts at home. Shelley Skedden from the East Coast Family Market, AKA Blois Family Farms, was on hand to teach us the ins and outs of growing your own greens throughout the cool months when fresh veggies are hard to come by.

Here are the steps to successful (and safe) sprout growing: Continue reading “How to Grow Your Own Sprouts”