Recent blog posts
by Emma Berrigan's blog on May-22-2012
May marks the beginning of the farmers' market season. Your weekly market starts up, familiar faces reappear, and your neighbourhood is reenergized after the long winter months.
To make sure you don't miss opening season, we've rounded up a few of the farmers' market happenings in and around the Greenbelt.
by Emma Berrigan's blog on Oct-04-2011
I tried writing another nerdy blog, this time about pumpkins. You know, the flavour compounds, the physical structure of the beast, the long and exciting history. Nothing grabbed me. “Pumpkins are related to gourds.” Mmm snore.
When it comes down to it, the most exciting thing about pumpkins is eating them in one form or another. This is the first in a series discussing buying, eating and drinking our favourite autumn cucurbita.
by Emma Berrigan's blog on Aug-09-2011
We all know that peaches are amazing. That aroma, that colour, that flavour, that…juice that runs down your arms and makes everything sticky (the lesser quality of the peach, which requires a sink for proper enjoyment.)
by Emma Berrigan's blog on Jun-29-2011
This summer, my fiancée and I are tying the knot. And what better place to have our celebration than in Ontario's Greenbelt! We're very happy with our chosen location, for the beauty and bounty of this amazing land mass is making it easy. Many of our guests will be visiting Canada for the first time from Germany and we are excited to show off all that Southern Ontario has to offer -- wide open spaces, rolling hills, a killer lake view and food that is sure to put their knödel to shame.
by Megan Hunter's blog on May-06-2011
Spring is once again in full swing and it is time to end the winter hibernation. Farmers’ Markets are now opening across the Greenbelt and there are plenty of fresh products in season for you to enjoy.
by Megan Hunter's blog on Apr-04-2011
(Toronto, Ontario) - Great news! Starting today, a groundbreaking online marketplace will be available for registration to help everyone involved in local food grow their business.
by Megan Hunter's blog on Mar-30-2011
Have you thought about what to plant in your garden this year? These are tough decisions to make, especially with the fantastic growing conditions in the Greenbelt – almost anything goes! Taste and beauty are the two factors I employ when figuring out what I
by Megan Hunter's blog on Mar-04-2011
One of my favourite things to do in the Greenbelt during the winter months is get out to the Annual Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival with my family. There is no better excuse to get out and enjoy the fresh air than a maple lollipop and a horse-drawn wagon ride.
by Allison Decker's blog on Feb-23-2011
On Family Day, the Ontario Apple Growers invited apple lovers from all over to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the McIntosh apple with their first ever, Winter Apple Ball.
by Megan Hunter's blog on Jan-27-2011
Winterlicious 2011 is around the corner, and this year a record 150 of Toronto’s finest restaurants will be featuring 3 course price-fix menus at exceptional prices. It may be the middle of winter, but many participating restaurants are offering up