Get Funky with Fermented Food

Fermentation is a process involving a group of microorganisms, primarily bacteria, known as lacto bacilli. These bacteria live in anaerobic environments and go through a metabolic process that converts sugars to lactic acid or alcohol. They are everywhere and humans have a symbiotic relationship with these bacteria. They make it possible to grow food, assist...

Seasonal Spring Harvest Recipes

Very soon, locally grown and harvested spring vegetables will be available for purchase. Two of my favourite vegetables are asparagus and garlic scapes. They are delicious, extremely nutritious and can star in any dish in a variety of ways. Get the full article over at EcoParent Magazine online.

Rediscovering Rhubarb

Rhubarb is one of the first crops to harvest during the growing season. Its tart-like qualities make it very versatile to cook with and often stars in both sweet and savoury dishes. Below are two recipes to satisfy both. Get the full article over at EcoParent Magazine online.


Quick Tossed Salad

When I say that I love salad, it’s an understatement. When I was in high school I remember being made fun of because I packed salads for lunch in my brown bag. I was often referred to as ‘rabbit’. I could definitely relate to my old pal Bugs Bunny, who was often caught scarfing down a carrot....