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Jiminy Cricket! Edible insects for dinner?

Jiminy Cricket! Edible insects for dinner?

Posted Aug 8th, 2017 in Eating Niagara, Food Stories

Laura-Lea Guitard owns The Bug Buggy, a business that specializes in edible insects, including mealworms and crickets. Who wants some bugs for dinner?

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Nothing Fuzzy about Nectarines: They're Good for You

Nothing Fuzzy about Nectarines: They're Good for You

Posted Aug 5th, 2017 in Food Stories

There's nothing fuzzy about it. Nectarines are good for you. The health benefits of nectarines are plentiful, just like this fruit is during the summer.

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The Health Benefits of Plums are Pretty Peachy

The Health Benefits of Plums are Pretty Peachy

Posted Aug 4th, 2017 in Food Stories

The health benefits of plums are pretty peachy when you think about. Good thing these stone fruits are available early summer to fall.

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The Nutritional Punch of Peaches

The Nutritional Punch of Peaches

Posted Jul 27th, 2017 in Food Stories

Eating a peach is a summertime ritual. The health benefits of peaches range from vitamins that our bodies need each day to disease-fighting compounds.

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The Hands that Feed Us: Eric Regis

The Hands that Feed Us: Eric Regis

Posted Jul 26th, 2017 in Eating Niagara, On the Farm, The Hands That Feed Us, Food Stories

Eric Regis is a season agricultural worker from Grenada. He has been coming to Niagara for 28 years to work on a fruit farm.

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PALS cookbook serves a good cause

PALS cookbook serves a good cause

Posted Jul 11th, 2017 in Eating Niagara, In The Kitchen, Food Stories

PALS, the Preservation of Agricultural Lands Society, has updated its popular community cookbook to raise money to protect Niagara's tender fruit land.

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The Hands that Feed Us: Devon Augustine

The Hands that Feed Us: Devon Augustine

Posted Jun 27th, 2017 in Eating Niagara, On the Farm, The Hands That Feed Us, Food Stories

Devon Augustine is a seasonal agricultural worker form Grenada. He works on a Beamsville fruit farm for six months of the year.

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Researchers aim to curb global food waste

Researchers aim to curb global food waste

Posted Jun 14th, 2017 in Eating Niagara, On the Farm, Food Stories

A team of 35 scientists around the world are working on curbing food waste using hexanal, a naturally occurring plant compound, to reduce fruit spoilage.

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Brewery Discovery Routes lead to Oast House for suds and spent grain

Brewery Discovery Routes lead to Oast House for suds and spent grain

Posted Jun 12th, 2017 in Eating Niagara, Marketplace, Food Stories

Niagara Oast House Brewers is more than a local watering hole. It's a source of suds and spent grain on Ontario's Brewery Discovery Routes.

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Niagara Parks pop-up dinners feature local tastes and sights

Niagara Parks pop-up dinners feature local tastes and sights

Posted Jun 2nd, 2017 in Eating Niagara, Food Stories

Niagara Parks pop-up dinners feature local, seasonal food served in some unexpected locations to mark Canada's 150th birthday.

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