With our abundance of farmers markets in the Barrie area, eating local in the summer is an easy and delicious task. Once winter arrives it can get a little harder and your creativity will have to come out. There are still plenty of options however, and with a little planning ahead you can provide yourself with canned, jarred or pickled fresh local … [Read more...] about Best Spots to Eat Local in Barrie
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What comes to mind when you think of farm fresh produce? Does it bring to mind the simple pleasure of choosing a pint of local strawberries to take home, of deciding which pumpkin most clearly says ‘pick me!’ Or is it the knowledge that you’re choosing something deliciously good for your health, your hometown and your neighbours? Local food is … [Read more...] about What is Farm Fresh Produce, and Why Does it Matter?
Mid-September marks the peak of apple picking season in Ontario, with the release of a fan-favourite: Honeycrisp apples. They are typically ready mid to late September in Ontario. As the days get cooler, apple picking is an excellent way to get outside and enjoy a crisp fall day. What Makes Honeycrisp Apples So Delicious? The secret to the … [Read more...] about The Peak of Apple Picking in Ontario is September When Honeycrisp Apples are Ready
The Low-Down on Farm-to-Table The definition of Farm to Table or Farm to Fork is “a social movement that promotes eating local food that was acquired directly from the producer”. The movement can be applied anywhere that food is available – restaurants, cafeterias, markets and especially in the home kitchen. At its core, the farm to table movement … [Read more...] about Enjoy Farm to Table Eating in Barrie, Ontario