A recipe here and a new recipe there. You can never have too many recipes to try on the bbq! We’re here to pass on a few more for you to try before the bbq season is over. All of these recipes include our favourite – chicken, but stay tuned for some of our fall recipes that will include pork, beef, and turkey.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 know which vegetables are best to eat for a strong immune system? We’re here to help. Your immune system can use all the help it can get. Even when it’s not cold and flu season, or when the novel coronavirus is no longer a threat, keeping your immunity in good shape is a smart idea. In addition to practicing well-studied healthy habits like getting adequate sleep, prioritizing exercise, building relationships and engaging with your community, and using stress-relieving strategies, you can supercharge your immune system by eating the right food to help boost your immune system.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
Is winter bringing you down? It is easy to fall into a slump. In fact, our bodies may need more encouragement this time of year. We have all been there. For instance, it’s midday, and you’re nodding off already. Then, you reach for a bag of potato chips. Yet, you still feel depleted. Maybe a chocolate bar? But, again, tired. While it’s true, your body will convert all food into energy. Not all foods are energy foods.
So, what can you do? There must be a better way!Continue reading
Canadians are eating more poultry than ever and with sound reasoning. Poultry contains less fat, saturated fat and cholesterol than other meat choices such as pork or beef. Consequently, Canadians are looking for healthy cooking with poultry methods to add to their diets to help better their lifestyles. The bird is the word! Continue reading