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50% Local Food Club–Meeting Nova Scotia Producers Halfway

This September, Nova Scotians are challenged to step up to the plate! The 50% Local Food Club  is province-wide, month-long initiative designed to increase purchasing and consumption of local food in Nova Scotia, from Nova Scotia. The program ran last year and more … Continue reading

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Wild Leeks and the Ethics of Foraging

Last Saturday, I attended a half-day workshop on foraging local food at the Wallace Museum.  It was an amazing workshop mostly because of the people who were there–there were, of course, people from all over the North Shore, but there were … Continue reading

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It’s Not Easy Being Green

So, today is a blog about two lovely green things you can find just about anywhere in Nova Scotia–red raspberry leaves, and dandelions. I was turned onto red raspberry leaf tea years ago in my undergrad as a great way to … Continue reading

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Better Late Than Never: the 2014 Slow Food Nova Scotia Spring Supper

So, I had meant to blog about this two weeks ago, but I realized I had lost some of my notes, and one thing led to another, so…better late than never, it’s my review of the 2014 Slow Food Nova … Continue reading

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Comments on the Canada/EU Free Trade Agreement

Originally posted on Adventures in Local Food:
For the past four years negotiations have been taking place between Canada and the European Union about the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). While full details of the agreement have yet to…

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Winter Market Salad time!

I realize that this post title is perhaps just a little bit early, but if you live in the Northern Hemisphere and you’re like me, you’ve already started to dig into all those lovely vegetables you’ll be eating all winter–carrots, squash, potatoes, brussels … Continue reading

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The taste of Liberty

Hey Friends, It’s been awhile since I’ve posted anything–I was hoping to do a tour of our mostly local Thanksgiving feast last weekend, but it didn’t happen. Mostly because I swore a lot at the turkey and the turkey roasting … Continue reading

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Veggie Tales

Hey Folks, so a really quick update on local food: today I drove past this tiny, little brown shack on the side of the highway that supposedly sells the best and cheapest vegetables around Tatamagouche. So–here’s some quick directions, and … Continue reading

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This is IncrEdible

So, this post is a little bit different from the other posts so far. Although I’ve classified it as a “food road trip” this road trip hasn’t really happened yet, but I’m encouraging all of you to make the trip, … Continue reading

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This is Definitely Not Kosher! (Adventures at The Pork Shop)

So, today’s food road trip didn’t take me too far from my home–just a quick minute drive on my way home from work took me to a place I have come to know and love in the few short weeks … Continue reading

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