Recipes

Homemade Focaccia Bread

During a visit to South Pond Farms in the Kawartha’s, owner Danielle French welcomed us into her kitchen where she showed us how to make focaccia bread.  Her simple yet delicious recipe is below and is the perfect comfort food…

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Millbrook, Ontario

A Farm-based Daycare

The challenges of finding good childcare in Ontario have been well-documented. Most of those stories have focused on families living in urban environments, but farm families face some of the same issues of access and affordability. At Circle Organic Community…

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Recipes

Barley Pancakes with Blueberry Sauce

This recipe is taken from the cookbook Feast: Recipes and Stories from a Canadian Road Trip by Lindsay Anderson and Dana VanVeller. Give it a try this weekend and while you’re at it enter our giveaway to win your own…

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Recipes

Feast: Recipes & Stories from a Canadian Road Trip

Dana VanVeller and Lindsay Anderson are the authors of FEAST: An Edible Road Trip. Curious about what lies in their own backyard, VanVeller and Anderson travelled across Canada collecting recipes and stories that highlight Canada’s incredibly diverse food scene. Dana…

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Recipes

Merridy’s Maple Pudding

During a visit to Puddleduck Farm earlier this year, Merridy Senior, who owns and runs the farm with her husband Eben Hancock, took some time out of her busy day to introduce us to one of her favourite recipes; Maple Pudding….

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Stories

Looking Forward to November

Put that single-serving candy you swiped from the kids down. Seriously. This isn’t some kind of health thing — it’s about timing. We don’t have time to waste on Reese’s Cups! Things are about to get really spooky. Enter any…

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Stories

Restaurants for Change

On October 18, 90+ restaurants in 19 cities are donating proceeds from dinner service to support community food programs across Canada, part of an event called Restaurants for Change. Participating restaurants will donate 50-100% of that evening’s dinner service sales…

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Stories

Looking Forward to October

Whether you’ve been revelling in second summer or hastening toward your morning PSL (who are we to judge?), it’s undeniable that the seasonal shift is happening. The earth has stood still, ever so briefly balanced between day and night, on…

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Stories

Guelph Farmers’ Market

Story by Brianna Bell Photography by Daniel Bell It’s bright and early on Saturday morning, and as much as I would love to take cover beneath my duvet and sleep until the afternoon, I have things to do and places…

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Stories

Well Preserved

Interview by Meghan Sheffield Photography by Jeannette Breward It was two days after Christmas. The turkey had been eaten, the guests had all gone home, and Joel MacCharles went back to bed for a long winter’s nap. When he woke…

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