NutriSTEP®: Nutrition screening for the whole family

Submitted by: Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit NutriSTEP® is a quick and easy questionnaire that looks at a preschooler or a toddler’s eating,...

Putting a Healthy Spin on Holiday Meals

by Dana Hawthorne, MScFN, RD, Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit The abundance of holiday events, treats and meals can make healthy eating throughout...

Dairy still top in Leeds-Grenville

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) has released its report on 2017 farm receipts and commodities in Eastern and East-Central...

Local Agri-food Expo survey results

The North Grenville Times recently conducted a survey intended to seek input from residents on the types of topics that they would like to...

On food trucks and Luddites

by Woody Armour Let us consider the addition of six local food trucks to the local scene, that is, in North Grenville. These vehicles would...
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Local food tourism part 3

by Deron Johnston Last time when I wrote about local food tourism, I gave you a glimpse of what could be possible if someone wanted...

Here Comes Winter!

submitted by Marie Traynor RD, MSc, Registered Dietitian and Public Health Nutritionist Leeds Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit Make it safe! See here for lots...
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When One Door Closes

by Deron Johnston The local food community received some disturbing news recently with the announcement that the Two Rivers Food Hub in Smiths Falls was...

A call to farms

by Woody Armour The price of food items is rising faster than the inflation rate, as many have noticed. In addition, the actions of this...

Food trends in 2017, part 2

Submitted By: Dana Hawthorne, MScFN, RD Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit With the start of the New Year, we can expect to see new...
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