St. Jacobs Mkt June
St. Jacobs Mkt June
Local Dish Blog

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...
 

Maple Magic: How Sweet it is!

Maple Magic: How Sweet it is! In case you haven’t already guessed, this blog is about Maple Syrup, something we can be very proud of! Did you know that Canadians produce close to 90% of it globally? It’s great on its own, in a variety of recipes or of course on a...

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...

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