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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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 »



Tutti a Tavola!

Contributed by: Louise Boultbee

“Tutti a tavola!” In Italian, that means ‘everyone at the table. For a young Tony Cammalleri, hearing those words meant good food was about to be served in the company of family and friends.

So when he launched his latest culinary endeavour in 2020, “Tavola” felt like the perfect name. Fiesta welcomes Tavola to the table with its full line of prepared dishes, salads, pastas and sauces in our new kitchen.

Tavola at Fiesta Farms

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How To Be An Ally

The coming week is normally one of celebration across the country. This year that might look a little different as Canadians come to terms with the devastating news out of Saskatchewan this week, and out of Kamloops earlier in the month.

A New York Times story published yesterday by Canadian correspondent Dan Bilefsky is titled “My Long Overdue Indigenous Education”. The title sums up the feelings of many Canadians as we grapple with the horrifying news. Continue »



Thoughts On Jewish Food

matzoh ball soup from Lox & Schmear

We want to share an essay with you today written by a local Jewish chef. Lev Levine is the owner of Lox & Schmear, one of our favourite bagel spots in the city. They recently posted their thoughts on Instagram on the topics of Jewish food, kosher food, and cultural appropriation. It was so well presented we asked their permission to share it with you here. Continue »