Cutting the organic hype

For many of us the word organic conjures up images of wholesomeness, health, clean ingredients and superior nutrition. While many will agree that organic food in general is a better choice, is it really? Well, that depends. Organic produce, grains, legumes and meats can be nutritionally superior to non-organic varieties. Certified organic foods must contain […]

Snack program a success

For the kids at Kimberley Junior Public School/Beaches Alternative School, a small program is having a big effect on the way they think about healthy snacks. Three times a week, parent volunteers arrive in the schoolyard during morning recess pulling a wagon loaded with fresh fruits and vegetables. Everyone is welcome to help themselves, and […]