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My CSA this Week…

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I have joined a CSA. What’s a CSA, you ask? If you thought “Cult. For sure it’s a cult.” You would be wrong. It’s a Community Supported Agriculture and it basically means I give money to a local farm to support them and in return, they provide me with a basket of deliciously fresh and […]

How to Save Money at the Farmers Market

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If you think it’s too late to shop at your local farmer’s market, you are WRONG! Most farmer’s markets will stay open until late October, and some even into November. If you’re really lucky, you might even have a year-round indoor farmer’s market like the one in York Region where this video was filmed. No […]

Chipotle Maple Corn on the Cob

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I admit it. I’m one of “those” people. You’ve seen them. At BBQs, cottages, fairs, or rib-fests around the city… You know who I’m talking about. The ones eating ALL THE CORN. They chow down like they’ve never had corn before, claiming “it’s the BEST CORN EVER!”, making strange grunting noises while they eat. That’s […]

Seasonal and Local: May

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I’m a firm believer in eating seasonal and local foods. I adore farmers’ markets, CSAs (Community Supported Agriculture) and any sort of farm-to-table delivery. If you can get fresh and local ingredients delivered to your door, right from the farm…why wouldn’t you? Nothing connects you more with your food than knowing exactly where it comes […]