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Let’s Talk About Food Waste

 

Food waste is a massive issue in the world right now, and the new web series “Half Full” tackles the problem head on.

“58% of food produced for Canadians is lost or wasted.” – Half Full

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Jugs & Cans: A Food Art Exhibit

all photos by Stacey Newman

 

“10,000 restaurants in Canada have permanently closed since March 2020. Of the 48,000 workers in the retail, accommodations and food services industry who lost their jobs in fall of 2020, 80% were women. This increase in unpaid labour has already reduced women’s contribution to the economy. If this extra burden lasts, it will cause more women to leave the labour market permanently, reversing progress towards gender equality and reducing productivity in the economy.” *

The Art Gallery of Burlington has a new exhibit and it’s all about food. Featuring over 180 different vessels – bottles, boxes, jars and tins – all encased in crochet. The show is called Jugs & Cans: A Reaping. Continue »



We Heart Farmers

 

While we enjoy the bounty of beautiful tomatoes, corn, watermelon and so much more coming in from the fertile soil of this province we call home, it’s time to thank the farmers. Continue »



Don’t Forget The Corn Fritters

 

Corn is at its peak right now and it is imperative that we make the most of it. The abundance of sunshine and hearty rain showers this summer mean the corn crop is better than it’s ever been. Continue »



How To Burn A Candle

An 18 hour citronella candle from Camping Survival.

 

It’s citronella season and you’re doing it wrong.

Luckily, we can help.

Do you want your flickering flames to be the envy of all who glimpse them? Do you want your candles to burn properly with a nice even melt and without turning black around the sides?

 

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