The gift of sight

by Heather Wardle   In a small corner of a district hospital in Tibet, 12-year-old Datso sat crying. She was blind from bilateral cataracts, the … Read more

Raw revolution

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina The raw foods movement is making headlines. Why? Reasons include awareness about the environmental impacts of our food choices, interest in … Read more

Weed wisdom

ON THE GARDEN PATH by Carolyn Herriot A weed is a wild herb springing  where it is not wanted.  – Concise Oxford Dictionary Weed seeds … Read more

Health food matters

by Joseph Roberts   photo: Luc Santerre Castonguay Food was always very important, the author said on the radio as she dedicated her new cookbook … Read more

Go for green

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina Green is a big plus when it comes to nutrition. Whether it is a salad or vibrant florets of steamed broccoli, a green … Read more

Growing a food movement

ON THE GARDEN PATH by Carolyn Herriot Food security seems to be on everyone’s mind this year. It’s fascinating to see so many local initiatives … Read more