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Why Buying Local Matters

Why Buying Local Matters by Amy Sonnenberg, RHN, RECE Another season of fresh and locally grown produce is off to a good start. This past weekend, I saw fresh spinach, herbs and beautiful plants at the Elmira Farmers Market. I even heard rumours of asparagus if...

Why Buying Local Matters

Why Buying Local Matters by Amy Sonnenberg, RHN, RECE Another season of fresh and locally grown produce is off to a good start. This past weekend, I saw fresh spinach, herbs and beautiful plants at the Elmira Farmers Market. I even heard rumours of asparagus if...
 

Taste Local! Taste Fresh! Wrap Up

Taste Local! Taste Fresh! Wrap Up by Cole Jones It was another beautiful, sunny day at Steckle Heritage Farm for the 14th annual Taste Local! Taste Fresh! event. We had over 400 participants this year, including 17 chef/producer teams! As one attendee put it,...

Taste Local! Taste Fresh! - A Feast for the Senses!

Taste Local! Taste Fresh! - A Feast for the Senses! For everything there is a season and this happens to be the season of local food and harvest events. It is also the season for Foodlink’s Culinary Showcase and Fundraiser  Taste Local! Taste Fresh!  The annual event brings...
 

Stuck on Honey: Nith Valley Apiaries

Stuck on Honey: Nith Valley Apiaries by Keirra Reid In the words of Winnie the Pooh "What could be more important than a little something to eat?" Whether we use it in our tea, on our toast or just enjoy a spoonful straight up now and again, honey is a truly fascinating and...

Farm-to-Table: The Over-Utilized Phrase of an Under-Applied Philosophy

Farm-to-Table: The Over-Utilized Phrase of an Under-Applied Philosophy This post was oringally written and published by Local Line user and popular Waterloo Region chef,  Aaron Clyne  of  B-Hospitality . The phrase “farm-to-table” gets thrown around so much these days it almost seems to...

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