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Author: Sophie Beaudoin  •  Date: January 5, 2015

In Season

Have you ever tasted the difference between a strawberry when they are in season versus when they aren't? Not only is eating seasonally better for our body and the planet, but eating seasonally tastes a whole lot better too! ...

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Author: Sophie Beaudoin  •  Date: December 28, 2014

Food Forward: Go Fish!

Another fantastic Food Forward episode from PBS on the commercial fishing industry. Go along for the ride and meet the fisherman young and old who are making their living from the ocean, but treading lightly upon it. ...

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Author: Sophie Beaudoin  •  Date: December 24, 2014

How Does it Grow? Mushrooms

It's easy to think of mushrooms as vegetables, but they are really the fruit of a fungus that grows underground. Did you know that 1 portabello mushroom has more potassium than a whole banana?! Watch and find out how they grow. ...

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Author: Sophie Beaudoin  •  Date: December 18, 2014

Urban Farming

Urban farming isn't about feeding everyone in a city, it's about reconnecting people with where their food comes from. Lexicon of Sustainability breaks it down for us. ...

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Author: Sophie Beaudoin  •  Date: December 8, 2014

Food Miles

Food travels an average of 1500 miles to your plate, but most of these fruits travel a lot further. However, almost all of them can be found locally at some point during the year. Choosing local can also mea...

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Author: Sophie Beaudoin  •  Date: November 14, 2014

Local vs. Organic

The great debate on local versus organic. Remember that an organic certification doesn't nesessarily ensure that you are getting good food, it's best to know your farmer. ...

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Author: Sophie Beaudoin  •  Date: October 27, 2014

Nigel Walker: Know Your Farmer

Supporting a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) is so much more than just getting a box of vegetables every week. Not only does your money support local farmers, you might be flooded with wonderful memories just like one of Nigel's CSA...

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