Monthly Archives: September 2017

Savour 4 Local Fall Events

It may not feel like fall is in the air yet, but it certainly is in the calendar – and here are some fall food and fun events in the Region to add to your calendar! We’ve only listed a few highlights, so, as always, check the Halton Region’s Farms & Markets page for more…

Building Your Own Pallet Garden (part 4)

All good things must come to an end, and so it is with the summer and my pilot project with the pallet garden. It’s been a great experience to be able to share the results with you as the guilt joy of knowing others were counting on regular updates kept me on my toes. Although…

Creamy, Pan-fried Kale Recipe

I wouldn’t say this about many vegetable recipes, but I would almost die to this kale recipe. It’s creamy, garlicky and pairs nicely with potatoes, roasts and all things fall. Not to mention, kale is considered a dark, leafy green. Canada’s Food Guide recommends we have at least one dark green vegetable each day. For…

Introducing New Halton Food Council Members

Over the course of the summer we have been delighted to welcome 7 new board members to the Halton Food Council team, which brings our total number of directors to 13. Our new members are from Burlington, Milton and Oakville and bring valuable expertise in non-profit governance, food security and access, community gardening, farming education…

Home Hydroponics: Growing Food Over Winter

Gardening at home is a satisfying hobby that creates local, healthy and sustainable produce. But as the cold weather starts to set in, gardeners may be planning, or beginning to clear out garden beds in preparation for next spring and also overcoming the end of growing season. Luckily, the fall and winter seasons don’t have…