I await the coming of asparagus season the way many people anticipate Christmas.
Yes, I absolutely love the fresh, crisp flavour of newly harvested asparagus spears, but it’s about more than just their yummy goodness. Or the fact that they’re good for you and loaded with iron and vitamin K.
To me, it also signals […]
A popular school snack program that has been in place in Northern Ontario schools for the past eight years has been expanded.
As a result of increased funding from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, approximately 36,000 students in 191 schools are now receiving two servings a week of fruits and vegetables […]
Family tradition is an important part of Ontario’s farming culture.
Innovation and new technology, however, are what helps keep that family tradition going for the future generations.
Fruit grower Phil Tregunno is proud of being the fourth generation of his family to farm in the Niagara Region – and with his two sons and a […]
This is the week we mark Earth Day, on Tuesday to be exact.
Many of us give a bit more thought to the environment this week or do a few extra things to mark this day. And those are all good things.
Farmers, in my opinion, have a special relationship with the environment, a stronger […]