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Canada’s First Organic Vineyard Makes More Than Just Wine

At Fiesta Farms we are always impressed by individuals or companies who find innovative, creative ways to use as much of a particular product as possible. The nose to tail movement in the culinary world has proven that utilizing the entire animal –waste not, want not- is not only delicious, ethically and ecologically sound, and mind-opening, it can be lucrative as well.
There are many other examples as well outside of the boucherie: orange and lemon oils harvested from the juice industry are used for cleaning products, spelt from the brewing industry used to feed hens and even on a more modest scale, someone like Heather Thorkelson using avocado pits to make buttons.

It just goes to show you that with a little lateral thinking you can come up with a great product that minimizes waste while enhancing our lives. Continue »