The government of BC is making locally raised meat more available to restaurants and retail outlets in an effort to reinforce the province’s food system.
In its new 2020 report the Ontario government is highlighting local food businesses, individuals, and organizations making an impact during COVID-19.
By Sophie Mir The emphasis on local, seasonal food has become de rigueur industry wide. What started as a trendy, nose-to-tail movement has been co-opted by giants like McDonald’s, which, amongst other things, touts its Canadian beef (from independent farmers, no less). It’s a good thing, but when everyone’s doing it, it ceases to differentiate […]
By Debbie MacMillan The Culinary Federation isn’t just for working professionals. Last year, the Okanagan Chefs Association, an active CF branch, introduced Chefs in the Classroom — Edible Education, an initiative that teaches kids in grades three and four to appreciate what they eat, how it’s made and where it comes from through in-class workshops and […]