Eat a Red Apple Day

“If you want to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first create the universe.” Carl Edward Sagan Welcome to December 1st which celebrate red apples. Yes, it is National Eat a Red Apple Day, a reminder to eat a red apple, a nutritious source of manganese, copper, and the vitamins A, E, B1, … More Eat a Red Apple Day

Celebrating Tea

April 21, 2020, is Britain’s fifth annual National Tea Day. It is a celebration that I have every day, along with millions of tea drinkers across the globe. According to Statista.com, “in 2018, global consumption of tea amounted to about 273 billion liters and is forecasted to reach to 297 billion liters by 2021” The … More Celebrating Tea

Farmers Markets – Celebrating Food

“Shake the hand that feeds you.” Michael Pollan Farmers markets are flourishing across the country. Meandering through the stalls of fresh vegetables and fruits, homemade bread and cakes, cheese and eggs, we are drawn into the story of humanity. Farmer markets connect us with our past, and present an optimistic alternative to a dreaded dystopian … More Farmers Markets – Celebrating Food

What Feeds Us

The City of Vancouver defines a just and sustainable food system as one in which food production, processing, distribution , consumption and waste management are integrated to enhance the environmental, economic, social and nutritional well-being of our city and its residents.” Vancouver Food Strategy –  page 10, January 2013 The spectre of food insecurity is … More What Feeds Us