When it comes to choosing the right sweetener, the question of maple syrup versus sugar is one that often comes up. Pure maple syrup is considered one of the best and healthier alternatives for sugar. The natural, pure goodness that comes from this sweetener will make your morning taste so much more enjoyable and healthier.Continue reading
When you think about getting the most out of your money, you might think about long-term investments – things such as high-yield accounts, real estate investments, RRSP’s and so forth.
And as you might imagine, these are all great options for the money you want to keep, but how do you get a return on investment for the money that you spend?
The answer is simple – shop local.Continue reading
Many of you have asked us for recipes that you can make that are for just one person, or that can easily be adapted to one meal, so we have compiled some of our all our favourites in one place. These recipes are healthy, flavourful, and best of all, don’t take very long to prepare.Continue reading
It’s that time of year when we celebrate one of the most treasured holidays here in Canada, Thanksgiving. In other past blogs, we have shared some tips on simple ways to improve your Thanksgiving meals. This time around, we’ll be sharing a mix of meal ideas that could help you have a stress-free and healthy Thanksgiving holiday overall.Continue reading
We know that summer’s the perfect time to head outdoors and get some fun in the sun, but did you know it’s also the perfect time to switch up your diet? Because we’re outdoors more often in the summer, there’s more risk of health issues like dehydration, skin irritations, and vitamin deficiencies. This is where healthy summer food choices come in. It doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy tasty summer barbecues and desserts. Just keep in mind all of the choices that you have with fresh local food. With this post, we’ll share some great food essentials that’ll keep you looking and feeling healthy throughout the summer. If you haven’t already, read our earlier post on the impact of seasons on what we eat. Now let’s get to some healthy eating!Continue reading
The summer bbq season is here and we’ve got just the right things to get you grilling. We offer a variety of fresh meats that are great on the grill such as chicken, turkey, beef, kebabs, burgers, sausages and more! If you have not stopped by our Farm Store, we’d love to have you. Our friendly staff is here to assist you and prepare your order just the way you want it!Continue reading
Do you love to eat roast beef, but are not sure exactly how to do it? Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned chef, this blog contains ideas you will want to try!Continue reading
There are growing concerns about the actual ingredients in our food. With this, many people are beginning to turn to organic and locally grown foods. These days when you walk into grocery stores you’ll notice many food products plastered with stickers and labels like “farm fresh”, “GMO-free”, “100% natural” and “all-natural”.Continue reading
What would you define as a unique shopping experience? We define it as one where the shopper is in an environment where they’re able to enjoy a rich variety of specialty items and products that are specific to that region as well as being in a place where the people are genuinely interested in sharing their passion for locally made products. Continue reading
For many families mealtime has been lost in our overscheduled, hectic, busy, and hard to manage lives. School, whether online or in-person, work schedules, and extracurricular activities can make it difficult to find time to eat together. Some go days or weeks without sitting down as a family to share a meal. However, family meals are important and should be considered part of our daily requirements. In this blog, we will discuss some features of why it is important to bring the family back to the table.Continue reading
You’ve probably heard the term “farm to table.” It’s not a new concept. But, it is one that more people are starting to look into. So, what does “farm to table” really mean? This month, we hope to help you understand. Therefore, we will go over what it is and why you should choose to support it. It’s more than just a movement. In other words, it’s a way of life.Continue reading
Thanksgiving is next month! Are you ready to create a feast? When it comes to Thanksgiving, the turkey reigns supreme. It’s a classic. But, it’s about more than just the perfect turkey. You can’t forget about the turkey stuffing! Or, about the sides. It all comes together to make the meal. Plus, we have some ideas for what to do with your leftover turkey as well.Continue reading
So, are you looking to add some new ideas to your diet? That’s great news! We are here to tell you, eating healthy doesn’t have to be complicated. This month, we have some healthy dinner ideas for you.
Think you don’t have enough time in your day? Think again! You’ve got this. You will have dinner on the table in 30 minutes or less.
With a few essential ingredients, you’ll be on your way to eating healthier. Let’s get started.Continue reading
Do you know how to add iron to your diet? In fact, many people struggle with this. Therefore, we thought we could help. Adding foods rich in iron to your diet isn’t hard. By adding a few different items to your daily routine, you can keep your iron levels up. In turn, keep your energy up as well.Continue reading
How do you like your eggs? There are so many options out there. Yet, we seem to go back to a classic – eggs over easy. However, this method is for more than just breakfast. Many recipes call for a fried egg on top. Generally speaking, it’s eggs over easy. The runny yolk adds richness to your dish. Yet, it has to be just right.Continue reading
As the temperatures drop, we search for food to curl up with. Whether it be something filled with cheese – or just some classic comfort food. We have some fantastic recipes for you. In this month’s blog, you are sure to find the meal you are looking for. Let’s dive in.Continue reading
In the wake of Covid-19, more of us are trying to stay home. However, with that comes a few difficulties. We can no longer take for granted easy tasks such as grocery shopping. Yet, the world is changing with us. Now, more than ever, we have options that can help bring groceries right to our doors. What’s more, is that it even includes local food as well. So, whether you are looking to shop in-store, pickup, or use delivery, we have some helpful tips for you this month. Grocery shopping doesn’t have to be hard.Continue reading
Undoubtedly, this year has been a year of unknowns. However, we can always count on Thanksgiving weekend. As we move into fall, we tend to search for those comfort foods we grew up eating. And, what better time to host a dinner than Thanksgiving. There are benefits to having regular family dinners, you know.
On that note, if you’re itching to try your hand in the kitchen – check out some of these ideas for Thanksgiving dinner. Are you ready to wow your friends and family? From turkey prep to table settings, we’ve got you covered.Continue reading
Are you tired of eating the same boring chicken breast recipes? We have a solution for you! This month, we have compiled some chicken breast recipes that we think you will love. Additionally, we have some tips and tricks to add some fine dining to your dish. So, let’s get cooking.Continue reading
Oh, the great outdoors. In Canada, we have a world of wonder in our very own backyard. You don’t have to travel far to experience all that camping has to offer. But, if you haven’t been a camper your whole life, you should make sure you are prepared. So, get planning! Keep in mind; you want to prep as much as you can before you head out. That way, you can enjoy your time. One of the biggest questions, when people think about camping, is: What will we eat? Therefore, this month, we have ideas for camping food, along with other tips and tricks. You’ll be cooking on the fire in no time.Continue reading
What goes best with bacon? Everything! But, it can be a pain to make. So, ditch the frying pan. Now, get out your baking sheet. It’s time to learn a new way to cook bacon. Restaurants have been cooking bacon in the oven for years. So, why are we still using the stove? Save yourself the mess, and join us as we help you take your meals over the top with bacon in the oven.Continue reading
Did you know, sausage is a staple in most places. In fact, do you know what goes well with sausage? Everything. From gravies to pasta and salads. Including, those campfire beans. Sausage is versatile — the perfect accompaniment for any seasonal produce. However, cooking a sausage can be tricky. Firstly, how long do I cook sausage in the oven? How hot should my oven be? And lastly, what is the healthiest way? Unfortunately, it seems like a daunting task to many. Nonetheless, it is quite easy. You’ll be a pro in no time. Follow these straightforward steps to cooking the perfect sausage in your very own kitchen.Continue reading
It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Christmas is just around the corner. Have you finished your shopping? Have you planned your meal? The tasks never seem to end. However, it doesn’t have to be stressful. Let us help you plan a fantastic meal for your friends and family. In this month’s blog, we have some fabulous ideas for Christmas brunch. From food to decor, your guests will be singing your praises. Santa will be wishing he stuck around this year.Continue reading
Do you have a hard time finding time to make dinner? What about grocery shopping? If you have a busy lifestyle, simple tasks like grocery shopping may seem daunting. Even more so, if you are looking for fresh, local products.
Thankfully, we would like to introduce Mrs. Grocery.Continue reading