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Try Something New for a Sunday Night Dinner

by: EJ on 12/09/2012
Posted in: Food

John Ivanko and Lisa Kivirist send this recipe for slow-simmered tomato sauce, cooked to perfection over a wood stove. John and Lisa are the owners of Inn Serendipity B&B and the tireless authors of Farmstead Chef, ECOpreneuring: Putting Purpose and the Planet Before Profits and Rural Renaissance: Renewing the Quest for the Good Life.

Thanks to the …

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Looking for Something Good to Eat on Thanksgiving?

by: EJ on 11/19/2012
Posted in: Food

I have been quite impressed over the last few days with the number of e-newsletters I have been receiving about Thanksgiving, local food and the environment. My favourite so far has come from The Daily GOOD.

They have created an infographic on how to have a 100-Mile Thanksgiving.   This means using ingredients sourced from within 100 miles of your …

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Biggest Beef Recall in Canadian History

by: Sara on 10/12/2012
Posted in: Food

“If you want safe meat you need to be willing to eat less and pay more for it.” So states Eleanor Boyle, author of the new book High Steaks: Why and How to Eat Less Meat.

Her comments come hard on the heels of news that multinational agribusiness XL Foods is in the midst of the biggest beef recall in Canadian history. The recall also affects at …

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What’s the Matter with Meat?

by: Catherine J. on 09/20/2012
Posted in: Food

Nothing is wrong with meat—if eaten in moderation. So declares Eleanor Boyle in High Steaks: Why and How to Eat Less Meat. Boyle gives evidence that the abundance of meat produced by factory farming is a hefty contributor to the high environmental stakes we're facing, and shows how lessening our meat consumption will benefit not only our bodies …

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Pink Popcorn Anyone

by: Catherine J. on 09/17/2012
Posted in: Food

When we think of corn, most of us think of succulent sweet corn or, conversely, harsh woody feed corn purchased by mistake. But there is also baby corn, ornamental corn, roasting corn, old-fashioned pipe corn actually used for making pipes, and grain corn which is further divided into flint corn, dent corn, flour corn, and popcorn.

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