Decoding organic vs. local

Every autumn for the past five years, I have rustled up a handful of friends to join me picking crab apples, either in Kew Gardens or Woodbine Park. You may have seen us there! I enjoy talking with curious passersby about these little fruits, which I typically process into apple jelly and apple sauce. Not […]

St. John students host food symposium

Inspired by a field trip to an organic farm and troubled by a film about industrial food production, Grade 8 students at St. John Catholic School hosted the school’s first food symposium. Student Marcus Nicoletti says he was struck by what he saw when his class watched Food Inc., a 2010 film that takes a […]