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Gleaning, produce rescue at food banks helps feed communities, reduce waste

Gleaning, produce rescue at food banks helps feed communities, reduce waste

EDMONTON — Half-price strawberries in stacked palletsand freshly gleaned spinach from a farm sit in a food bank's walk-in fridge waiting to be redistributed. "There might be a few blemishes but you can just cut that off.
Youth in food-insecure homes made more visits to doctors for mental health: study

Youth in food-insecure homes made more visits to doctors for mental health: study

The mere thought of grocery shopping causes so much anxiety for Jaimee Aragones that she avoids entering stores knowing she would return home without some food she can no longer afford for her kids.
Cheesy, oven-baked potato tacos evoke Los Angeles’ innovative tortilla scene

Cheesy, oven-baked potato tacos evoke Los Angeles’ innovative tortilla scene

While exploring the taco scene in Los Angeles, we learned just how wide of a world filled tortillas could be. Corn tortillas filled with stingray. Hard-shell tacos shaped like baskets.
New Tim Hortons to open in Richmond

New Tim Hortons to open in Richmond

What else is the neighbourhood missing?
Coveted donair costume designed for traffic safety campaign, province says

Coveted donair costume designed for traffic safety campaign, province says

EDMONTON — The Alberta government has shared the origin story of a donair costume that's sparked a fierce bidding war.
Greenhouses aim to bring fresh produce to North, putting a dent in food insecurity

Greenhouses aim to bring fresh produce to North, putting a dent in food insecurity

INUVIK, N.W.T. — Rows upon rows of raised beds growing tomatoes, zucchini, beans, wildflowers and herbs line the inside of the Inuvik Community Greenhouse.
Hydroponic greenhouses becoming more popular in the North, but have limitations

Hydroponic greenhouses becoming more popular in the North, but have limitations

INUVIK, N.W.T. — Greenhouses are becoming more popular in northern communities as a way to supplement available groceries and improve food security . Some involve hydroponics, a higher-tech way of growing that doesn’t use soil.
Ripe tomatoes and stale bread combine for a celebration of summer

Ripe tomatoes and stale bread combine for a celebration of summer

Panzanella feels like an ode to summer.
Bids climb as Alberta government auctions off 'excellent, dusty' donair suit

Bids climb as Alberta government auctions off 'excellent, dusty' donair suit

HALIFAX — One large donair costume to go, please. The Alberta government is selling a donair costume as a part of its surplus auction.
Macadamia nuts recalled in B.C. for potential salmonella contamination

Macadamia nuts recalled in B.C. for potential salmonella contamination

Dan-D Pak brand raw macadamia nuts may have salmonella contamination