Tag Archives: sustainable eating

Food Matters – Summer Reading 2014

It looks like the next week, and hopefully weeks, are going to be hot and sunny across British Columbia. It’s time for the beach, your deck, or maybe just some air conditioned comfort. Because when it gets too hot to … Continue reading

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Food Matters – Alcohol Sales at Farmers’ Markets

Farmers’ markets are now in full swing across BC, with more and more crops coming into their harvest seasons, nugget potatoes, snap peas, early garlic, and…wine? Yes, very soon you will start seeing local wine, beer, mead and spirit producers … Continue reading

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Food Matters – Lentils

Fact: Sixty-seven percent of the world crop of lentils is grown in Saskatchewan. Fact: You can buy red lentils that are grown right here on Vancouver Island. Fact: The Saskatchewan Pulse Growers want to make sure you start eating a … Continue reading

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Free Food Artisans Recipe Demo – April 16th

Please join me on Wednesday, April 16th at 1pm at the Victoria Public Market as I talk about my new book, Food Artisans of Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands, and demonstrate a couple of dishes featuring recipes from the … Continue reading

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Food Matters – Buttering You Up

  A study published a couple of weeks ago has renewed the debate on what kind of fat humans should eat to stay healthy. The study suggested that consumption of saturated fats, like those found in butter and red meat, … Continue reading

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Food Matters – FoodWorx Portland 2014

While new technologies and techniques of manipulating food ingredients abound, the latest thinking in the world of food involves going back to the past to get us into the future. This was the theme I picked up on after my … Continue reading

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Food Matters – 2014 Food Life Advice (and trends)

One of the most common resolutions for the New Year is ‘go on a diet’. It’s probably one of the most oft-broken resolutions as well. But you don’t have to go on a diet to feel like you’re doing something … Continue reading

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Food Matters – Chef Connor Butler in Hawaii

For the past few years I’ve been taking some pre-Christmas vacation time in Hawaii. I call it a vacation but I usually find some sort of story of interest to folks back home. This year is no exception, so I … Continue reading

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Food Matters – Rumble Nourishing Drink

***UPDATE: Since Paul Underhill and his team appeared on Dragon’s Den, this post has been getting literally thousands of hits. For those of you looking for places to purchase Rumble, go to this page on the Rumble website and activate … Continue reading

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Food Matters – Denis Connor, Irish Vegetarian Chef

It’s a few days past Thanksgiving and you might just be tired of turkey leftovers. What about some meals that don’t involve any sort of meat, fish or poultry? I had the chance to learn about some top-notch vegetarian cooking … Continue reading

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