REAP’s 6th Annual Food For Thought – Sunday, September 27 1-4pm

Mingle with chefs and farmers at 20+ food and beverage sampling stations, and enjoy cooking demos, community displays, prizes, live music and kids activities.

City of Ottawa $10 Local Food Challenge

Commit to spending at least $10 of your food budget on local food throughout the months of September and October, and enter into a draw for one of ten $50 coupons redeemable at the Savour Ottawa restaurants or retailer of your choice.

Fresh from the Farm

Come out for a three-course meal, a specially created amuse bouche, botanically infused cocktails – all featuring locally grown BC products, and all for a good cause!

Searching for food sovereignty in the Bella Coola Valley

Many eco-conscious people have fantasized about leaving it all behind to go live off the land and eat only what they grow, hunt or fish. But what would it really be like? Author Kristeva Dowling has put it all down on paper in a new book called Chicken Poop for the Soul: In Search of […]

Sustainable Food Systems

From The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation – The Foundation is launching a new initiative: Sustainable Food Systems, created with the aim to strengthen regional food economies in Canada.

GardenFest – March 19

It’s all about gardening! Free Gardening Workshops, Lil’ Sprouts Kid Zone, make a terrarium, and try some local food!

Tips for Eating Local in Winter

During the summer months many enjoy taking the challenge of eating locally. It’s a great way to support your community farmers and eat fresh food, free of preservatives. There is no better way to support your local economy and gain control over what you actually consume. It may seem challenging enough in the warmer months…

St. John’s Farmers’ Market

The second season of the St. John’s Farmers’ Market got off to an exciting start on Saturday, June 6th, 2009 with record-breaking attendance. Over 1400 people hungry for local food showed up and caused many vendors to sell out early. The market has have a variety of old and new vendors, workshops, music, fresh coffee and a fantastic feeling of community for the whole family.

Roof top food gardens in Saskatoon

I recently became involved in a group called ROOTED: An Organization towards Sustainability (Facebook Group) at the University of Saskatchewan.

Sexy farmers and the end of organic?

Eating organic isn’t good enough. It’s becoming better to buy locally, know where your food comes from and befriend farmers. A report from the Guelph Organic Conference…