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My April column for CBC Radio One @AlbertaatNoon - @mysoilmate

My April column for CBC Radio One’s Alberta at Noon was all about a new website called Soil Mate.

The Soil Mate website acts like a match making service between consumers and farmers. 260 more words

Alberta At Noon

100 miles to a new view... One giant step to a new you

100 Mile Diet

April 17, 2014

Smith, A and J.B. MacKinnon. 2007. The 100 Mile Diet: A Year of Local Eating. Toronto: Vintage Canada.

The 100 Mile Diet is the true story of Alisa and James and there journey to eat locally grown food, within 100 miles, of their hometown, Vancouver. 448 more words


Call for Submissions: Children's Poetry Anthology on Food and Agriculture

Call for Submissions: Children’s Poetry Anthology on Food and Agriculture

Submission Deadline: June 14th, 2014

An independently published anthology of children’s poetry dedicated to the theme of food and agriculture is in the works. 195 more words


News - B.C.'s bigleaf maple syrup producers struggle through a sour season

It’s been a sour year for one of B.C.’s sweetest niche markets.

A dry fall and cold February contributed to one of the worst bigleaf maple syrup seasons in 10 years, said producer Gary Backlund. 467 more words

The Farmgate

What's in season now? (March)

Early spring can be one of the most difficult times to find fresh, local food – storage veggies are beginning to look less appealing, while spring crops like asparagus, spinach and rhubarb are just beginning to grow. 119 more words

The Farmgate

BLT recipe with Gelderman Farms thick-cut bacon

I know you don’t need a recipe for a BLT. So think of this as a suggestion.

I recently bought some thick-cut Gelderman Farms bacon. I am not exaggerating when I say it is the best bacon I’ve ever had. 83 more words

The Farmgate

Oxfam @ Queen's: Food Security Goes to the Farmer's Market

A video is worth a blog post, right?

O@Q’s Food Security campaign has been working on this video for a few weeks, and we’re really excited to finish release it! 93 more words