Tag Archives: farmers’ markets

CSA: A Growing Season in Review

I’ve talked about supporting CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) programs on this blog (here and here), so some of you may already know that we purchased a half share  into Sunhill Gardens CSA program the last growing season (Sunhill is owned and operated by Wayne and Karen Sollid).  For those who aren’t familiar with CSAs, Sunhill has put […]

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Today’s shopping finds…

Typical Saturday of food-shopping. Went to: Old Strathcona Market, City Market, then Italian Centre. Ate and purchased some beautiful food and wanted to share with everyone. Gorgeous golden beets from Riverbend Gardens – Purchased a bunch for $4 but the beet greens on these were so large it consumed my entire shopping bag. Can’t wait […]

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Yummy Summer Freshness

Keeping a healthy and low-calorie lifestyle is easy in the summer when there’s such an abundance of fresh veg and produce. I’m not a big fan of veggie sticks but I love comforting, tasty vegetable dishes. Stuffed Gull Valley Tomatoes last night and Zucchini Hash this morning. Easy and yummy ways to eat those summer […]

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