Photos source: The Leslieville Farmers’ Market website.
Many readers may be familiar with the concept of a 100-mile diet; a movement pioneered by Canadians Alisa Smith and J.B. MacKinnon and documented in their book The 100-Mile Diet: A Year of Local Eating … read more
Photo from The Huron Street Community Garden website.
Last week we went over some of the amazing edibles that grow right here in this city, but for apartment-dwelling would-be gardeners, finding a place where you can actually plant the stuff yourself can be a little tricky. … read more
Editor’s Note: This post has been generously shared by Barry Martin, Principal, Creative, Strategy at Hypenotic, and is cross-posted from Hypenotic’s blog.
As a marketer who works for organizations making systems … read more
Video of Tasting Food Democracy, held April 8th, 2013 at CSI Regent Park.
Last week I attended Tasting Food Democracy at the Centre for Social Innovation Regent Park. This facilitated, community event was held to get people thinking and spur conversation about what a developing food … read more
Photo Courtesy of Aaron Lewis
Eating local, organic produce can be easier and more affordable than you think, especially in Toronto. With over 2,389 census farms in the GTA (data from 2006), as well as a growing number of green roofs … read more
Foodies of Toronto, Unite! Brewer’s Plate is happening next week, Wednesday, April 17th at the CBC Atrium! Now in its sixth year, this fundraising and awareness raising event celebrates local, sustainable food and drink … read more
The common starling is an irksome pest for urban apple growers. Photo: Arnstein Ronning.
Most fruit growers are aware of the unfortunate truth that we are not the only species that enjoys the taste of a delicious apple or cherry. … read more
When I first moved to Toronto three years ago, I found the city a little overwhelming. The bustling traffic, clanging streetcars, and rambunctious bar crowds of the College/Spadina intersection … read more
Toronto’s environmental stage needs to keep its eyes open for two young, budding environmentalists. Sam and Leah, ages 8 and 11, have been to numerous green events around the city. They attended the … read more
Above: View from Not Far From The Tree’s table at a Seedy event in 2008.
It’s that time of year again. The days are getting longer, the sun is spending less time hiding behind clouds, and though most of us probably aren’t poking our fingers in the dirt quite yet, the ground is beginning … read more