Whole Foods offers big market to Ottawa area growers

Posted by on Mar 21, 2014 | Comments Off on Whole Foods offers big market to Ottawa area growers

Ask any grower and they'll tell you that producing food is one challenge – selling it is another. Sure, there's a boom...

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Surprise and dismay over closure of Kemptville College

Posted by on Mar 14, 2014 | 2 comments

  Wednesday morning I turned on CBC's Ottawa Morning to check the all-important weather report. The host said next up was a story...

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Get ready to grow: Seed swap returns to Ottawa

Posted by on Feb 27, 2014 | Comments Off on Get ready to grow: Seed swap returns to Ottawa

I really don't know what took me so long, but last year was the first time I attended a mainstay of the Ottawa gardening scene,...

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Celebrate poutine week! Burn calories later.

Posted by on Feb 4, 2014 | Comments Off on Celebrate poutine week! Burn calories later.

Not sure how I missed it earlier, but hey! February 1-7 is Poutine Week in Canada! OK, this is just the start of an unofficial culinary...

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Serious pig virus now in Eastern Ontario

Posted by on Jan 27, 2014 | Comments Off on Serious pig virus now in Eastern Ontario

Less than two weeks ago I read a news report that Eastern Ontario was bracing for an anticipated spread of a significant disease plaguing...

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