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Saturday, February 22, 2020

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Making the most of apple season in a variety of ways

Crisp and delicious, the Canadian apple is a staple at harvest season, enjoyed on its own or as part of a recipe like...

Oatmeal makes breakfast quick and easy

Back-to-school time and the approach of fall makes a heartier breakfast all the more appreciated. Given the morning rush, quick and easy are also...

Keeping things local and fresh really pays off

It’s busy, busy, busy in the shop these days. While preparing for the Mayor’s Breakfast, I thought how lucky we are to have so...

Apples a perfect complement for pork chops

Apples, with their touch of sweetness, are a perfect complement to pork – in this case, pork chops. Both are local foods that you...

No time like the present to relish some downtime

This time of year there is no shortage of vegetables and fruits to preserve. I find the practice to be quite relaxing and therapeutic. In...

Strong farm yields come on the back of a warm, wet summer

The autumnal equinox this Saturday marks, officially, the first day of fall, and for many it’s a reminder of the upcoming seasonal harvest. Pumpkins,...

As Ontarian as apple pie

Apple pie often gets lumped in with lists that include motherhood, truth and justice. As such, it’s deemed to be a common staple, though...
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Judgment day for seven local maple syrup operators

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The finance industry always extracts its ounce of flesh

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The View From Here: February 20, 2020

The sap may not be running, but there's plenty of syrup on hand in these parts...