No matter how successful your garden, there’s always something wild growing right around the corner.
Jam, pie, preserves, tea, wine, or just fresh – however you want to consume them, the sweet seasonal treat is abundant and ripe for the picking in most parts of the province.
Recent headlines regarding abandoned chickens blame urban ‘hipster farmers’, but there’s more to the story…
What makes a ‘foodie,’ – a willingness to try anything, or an appreciation for the food you consume?
Japanese Knotweed has invaded Canada in a big way, Newfoundland included. One solution? Bite back.
If we accept that water is a basic human right, why do we allow our governments to give it away while neglecting to provide drinkable water to people and communities across the province and country?
While many are benefiting from the province’s move toward a full-on energy economy, there is little hope for future generations, who will wonder why we didn’t think of them by investing in a sustainable food secure and food sovereign future.
It’s spring and many things are growing. So too should our knowledge of local food and foraging.
Coastal cultures worldwide have made seaweed an integral part of their diet. Why haven’t we?
Small changes in our everyday lives make a big difference in the course of a year
With the constant barrage of dieting, fitness and nutrition advice, maybe it’s time we cut ourselves some slack.
How we’re selling ourselves short
Amongst proliferating food scandals, simple local solutions for fueling our bodies and living better.
Spring is only on the horizon, and it’s never too early to start thinking about the little things that give life.
Canada doesn’t have a national food plan. Should we?
Why doesn’t our government require GMO labeling?
Discovering the joy and nutritious benefits of harvesting cranberries, now available at local trail and bog outlets.
Do you really need to throw that out?
The Independent’s new food issues columnist muses on the challenges – and rewards – of food in this province