March 24, 2015Spring is the time to start planning your vegetable and herb garden for a tasty summer harvest. Here’s how a little preparation will go a long way to a successful harvest.
They're red, yellow, green but oh so much more than a rainbow of colours. Vegetables and fruit are jam-packed with nutrients and are important for every diet. Make them a main part of your healthy eating habits.
March 17, 2015Saint Patrick’s Day celebrates Irish culture and history. The leprechaun stores his fortune at the end of the rainbow. Eat a variety of vegetables and fruit that match colours of the rainbow and you can gain the benefits of golden health.
February 24, 2015Constipation is an uncomfortable topic, but it is common. Luckily it can be avoided with simple healthy eating practices. Here are recommendations on how to get the relief and prevention you deserve.
January 13, 2015Finding it hard to fill half your plate with vegetables and fruit this winter? Canned or frozen vegetables and fruit are convenient, tasty, healthy and affordable alternatives to fresh produce, especially in the winter months. Here are some ideas for ways to give frozen and canned veggies and fruit starring roles in your meal plans.
October 7, 2014As the leaves change color and the first hint of chill in the evening air announces that fall is here, BC’s cranberry farmers are finishing their harvest to put lovely local cranberries on our Thanksgiving tables.
July 15, 2014With summer finally here now is the perfect time to take advantage of BC’s local produce. Find out about local food produced near you!
May 20, 2014We’re issuing a challenge and the reward is BIG! Commit to adding 1 extra fruit and 1 extra vegetable each day this week and you could be on your way to winning: lower blood pressure, improved energy and a reduced risk of cancer!
April 22, 2014Iceberg lettuce or romaine? Some vegetables offer more nutritional bang for your buck than others.
March 11, 2014Have you ever wanted to preserve your own food? If so, now’s the time to start thinking about getting some training so that you’re ready for the 2014 harvest.
January 28, 2014Healthy eating must be delicious if we expect to make it a lifelong habit. So what happens when we allow our eyes, ears, nose and tongue to do the choosing?