A Zero Waste Shop is more than Just Replacing Plastic Straws.

A Zero Waste Shop is more than Just Replacing Plastic Straws.

Is there a Zero Waste Shop in your city or community? If not, after reading this post I hope you see why there should be! A recent study shows that “Canadians produce more garbage per capita than any other country on earth, Canadians generate approximately 31...
Saving an Heirloom Pear, before it’s gone!

Saving an Heirloom Pear, before it’s gone!

If you call yourself a foodie or like to understand or seek out unique foods, you may have heard of the Paw Paw, Quince, Sea Buckthorn or Haskap berries. However, have you ever listened to a story about an Heirloom Pear called the Jesuit Pear? Your time to do so may...
Changing the Way We Think About Bread

Changing the Way We Think About Bread

This month we look at Bread in our blog series leading up to Regenerate-Heritage Grain weekend. There are many views on bread today, but one thing is true of this product, it was a fundamentally important part of humans diets for generations. An International Example...
Beer as an Agricultural Product

Beer as an Agricultural Product

What if we started thinking about the finished products we consume as agricultural products, just like tomatoes, cabbage or wheat? Would it change the way we eat and drink? I believe it would! “Beer as an Agricultural Product” A Profound Statement Several years ago,...
The Grain Economy can be a Local Food Catalyst

The Grain Economy can be a Local Food Catalyst

This month we look at another misrepresented food from its cultural origins and also because of the impact of the industrial food system – pizza! Pizza as a Starting Point for Local Food Why did we choose to focus on pizza? Who hasn’t enjoyed a piece of pizza as...