Posts Tagged ‘local produce’

Why Temporary Foreign Workers Are So Important Right Now

picking ripe strawberries

 

Temporary foreign workers play a vital part in planting, harvesting and packing the produce we eat across this country every day. Until the Covid-19 crisis, their role was a quiet one, unseen but nevertheless hugely important. In a recent story for the Globe and Mail, Tavia Grant and Kathryn Blaze-Baum reported on the current state of Canadian farms waiting for their crews to arrive. Here’s why those temporary foreign workers are so important to our food supply and how it will affect you at home. A workers compensation attorney саn help уоu understand уоur rights аnd limitations аѕ уоu file a claim аnd pursue relief fоr thе injuries аnd оthеr damages уоu hаvе suffered. Thе lawyer уоu hire оr consult wіth саn explain thе basics оf pursuing a claim аgаіnѕt a coworker оr employer. You can check my site for more about the worker compensation attorney. Continue »



The Great Scape

 

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A scape is a stem or shoot that emerges from the ground, often from the bulb or main stem of the plant. This shoot doesn’t support leaves, but usually just a single flower. And when it comes to wild garlic, the scapes are highly coveted; delicious, tender, pungent and full of flavor, and pretty much a must-have ingredient when they’re in season. Continue »



Video: If You Give a Chef a Peach

Alexandra Feswick is the Executive Chef of the Samuel J.Moore in the Great Hall. We asked her what is happening in her kitchen as we sail through August and get ready for fall. She shared an unconventional, but incredibly delicious sounding, recipe for peaches with us. Grab some peaches and try it at home this long weekend.

 



Cauliflower Power

“Do you like vegetables? I’ve always been fond of root crops but I only started to grow last summer. I happen to think the cauliflower more beautiful than the rose.” – Uncle Monty

Have you noticed the amazing cauliflower coming in from Ontario farms this fall? It must have been a good year for them, because I have never seen such huge, beautiful plants as the ones I have seen recently. Cauliflower, a cruciferous vegetable in the same family as cabbage, kale, broccoli and collard greens, is a great winter vegetable, and is at its peak of flavour right now. Continue »