A Guide-ing light

by Deron Johnston This past week, the Canadian Government released the latest version of the Canada Food Guide. The previous version was released in 2007,...

Food Corner

by Paul Cormier, Salamanders of Kemptville I love rice of every kind: Basmati, brown, white, purple even. Now, down South in Cajun country, they make...

Food Corner

by Paul Cormier, Salamanders of Kemptville It’s a good time to take advantage of a) the end of summer and the beginning of fall weather...

Food Corner

by Paul Cormier, Salamanders of Kemptville Do you have more green tomatoes than you know what to do with this time of year? Just bake...

Sustainability: How exactly do I rewild a patch of my lawn or garden...

There's a lot of interest right now in rewilding. It's a pretty complex subject, and can mean a lot of things, from dismantling dams...

EOLFC – de-colonizing the food system

by Deron Johnston This year’s Eastern Ontario Local Food Conference was held this past weekend at the University of Ottawa. The Ontario Ministry of...

Food Corner

by Paul Cormier, Salamanders of Kemptville I don’t know about you, but for some reason we are over-run with luscious red Rhubarb at the farm...

Major organic foods initiative by local business

As reported in a previous issue, Beking’s Poultry Farm, a third-generation family run egg farm in Oxford Station, is opening a new organic barn...

Sustainability: What is a CSA? Why bother?

CSA stands for Community Supported Agriculture, or Community Shared Agriculture. A farm sells a "share" of their harvest in advance. Sometimes, you will hear...

The Food Corner

by Paul Cormier, Salamanders of Kemptville Last week, I confessed to being old fashioned and gave you the recipe for a traditional Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail....