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Michael Pollan talks about his new book

“Don’t eat anything your grandmother wouldn’t recognize as food.”  Recently, I attended a talk at The Isabel Bader Theatre in Toronto to see CBC’s Matt Galloway interview sustainable food champion Michael Pollan.   Many of you will recognize those words from his bestselling book In Defence of Food  – An Eaters Manifesto as well as,  “Eat Food.  Not too much.  Mostly […]

Dressing Up Your Spring Salad

Posted by on June 18, 2013 in Food | 0 Comments

A group of enthusiastic participants, including both novice and seasoned cooks, gathered at the Market Kitchen on June 11 for the first Grow Cook Learn event of the 2013 season, Dressing Up Your Spring Salad. On the menu was a trio of salads featuring many locally sourced ingredients, some obtained earlier in the day on a road trip to various […]

September Grow Cook Learn Session

Simply the Best Tomato Sauce starts with a good base. Chef Chad Hull taught the class how a mirepoix can provide amazing flavour and depth to our sauce.

LCRC at the Western Fair

Sowing the seeds for Healthy Living- Western Fair School Tours

Over 800 school children participated in our September presentations about growing your own delicious healthy food.