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  • Goodbye, and lessons learned

    A lot has happened over the life of this column (and in mine) in the past four and a half years. While I’ve enjoyed every minute of brainstorming ...

  • Food support on Facebook

    If you have a profile on Facebook, it’s worth your while to get to know about the online communities out there offering healthy eating support. ...

  • From Vienna Sausages to vegan

    Q: In the book you mention growing up on traditional N.L. foods like cod tongues, fried bologna and Vienna Sausages, among others. What do you ...

  • Tastes develop sooner than you think

    So when it came time to eat well during pregnancy and while breastfeeding my son, it was a no-brainer why it would be important: optimal ...

  • Must reads for summer

    There’s bound to be one or two here that are going to pique your interest, as well. “The Lost Art of Feeding Kids: What Italy Taught Me about Why ...

  • Pick a picnic

    Lester’s Farm on Brookfield Road in St. John’sGrab something to eat at Lester’s Farm’s new Harvest Hut Food Truck. They offer simple, wholesome ...

  • Made in Canada

    About seven per cent of our country’s total land area is suitable for farming. Eighty per cent of this is located in the Prairie provinces, ...

  • Why kale is king

    Interestingly, and lucky for us, as the cold winter months set in, kale is one of the few green species that thrives, and is actually supposed to ...

  • Changes proposed for food labels

    Here’s a summary of the changes the federal government is proposing for how we view nutrition information on food. The nutrient recommendations ...

  • Don’t miss out on the market

    No. 1: You are buying local. As we all know, this supports the local community, economy and environment. Buying local food will also support the ...