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Food Matters – Fair Trade Produce

While the ‘Eat Local’ food movement has been growing by leaps and bounds on Vancouver Island, there still isn’t nearly enough year-round production to satisfy demand for fresh fruit and produce. And some of the fruits we crave can’t be … Continue reading

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Food Matters – Ads and Childhood Obesity

Food companies spend billions of dollars a year to advertise their products. Some of that marketing is targeted towards children, even if the foods advertised aren’t necessarily part of what health-care professionals call a balanced diet. This week on Food … Continue reading

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Food Matters – Good Bite Lunch Company

It’s one of those parental duties that you take on for years…making your kids lunches for school. It can be time-consuming and just one more thing you don’t want to think about the night before, or the morning of. And … Continue reading

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Food Matters – Out of Hand Artisan Fair and Winter Markets in Victoria

Out of Hand Artisan Fair This week on Food Matters I talked about getting a start on shopping for not only holiday gifts but the kinds of produce you can still find at winter editions of farmers markets. This weekend, … Continue reading

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Food Matters – The First One

This is food, not decoration Today on CBC Radio Victoria’s All Points West show I started a new column is called ‘Food Matters’, and I like that name because it has a double meaning. Food Matters is partly about food … Continue reading

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