To keep your body healthy you are better off eating essential nutrients instead of empty calories.
NANAIMO – Avoid food scams by purchasing products from producers you know.
Two promising local initiatives in food security deserve support.
I favour butter for taste, texture and simplicity and I’m wary of laboratory-produced foodstuffs.
It is important for us to understand the concept of ‘virtual water.’ Ninety-two per cent of all the water we use is for food production.
We must all stop eating industrially produced red meats as fast as we can.
If the TPP is ratified, we can be certain that we will see more genetically modified bovine growth hormone rBGH in our milk.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership has been called “the biggest trade deal Canadians have never heard of."
I am opposed to using emergency aid as a substitute for the social programs I want my tax money to provide.
The rising cost of living and the rising cost of food are real issues Canadians want politicians to talk about.
Hazelnut farmers are ready to plant recently developed blight-resistant trees but they desperately need government assistance.
Farmers’ markets enable farmers to bypass wholesalers with direct sales to consumers, strengthening local economies.
Freed from equally unsatisfactory choices, I asked myself whether I need juice from distant plantations to start my day.
I don’t believe in quick fixes and I am not convinced that over-reliance on liquefied, raw food is a healthy habit.
During the period of the darkest days and longest nights, people of the north have celebrated the winter solstice.
There are two diets that have a great deal to recommend them: the Mediterranean diet and the Okinawa diet.
Many hours of hard work have gone into maintaining productive gardens over the summer: watering, weeding, fertilizing, pruning and planting.
Farmland ploughed for commercial agriculture around the world exposes topsoil and increases erosion.
The real threats to national freedoms enjoy a free ride into our daily lives under the auspices of the World Trade Organization.
The general public becomes so accustomed to gradual destruction that we stop noticing the devastating impacts of our careless ways.