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A Touch of Nature Vegetables – Winter 2019

I don’t know how Santa was able to drive his sleigh this Christmas without the snow, but I was happy to be able to tidy up my backyard in the mild weather. We even sat around fire one night toasting marshmallows and I collected the ash next day to be used later around the plants.…

December 2018 – The Garden Journey, Ritu Saxena

December has come, and despite what the weather looks like, there has been a lot to do and talk about in the garden. I am not sure if I can sum it all up here, but I will try my best! I started another small plot near my home and have prepared the land for the…

The Garden Journey with Ritu Saxena

This is the first post from The Garden Journey, a series of guest editorials from new urban farmer Ritu Saxena. This earth, so touchingly looked upon and revered as the Universal Mother, has nurtured mankind for billions of years. Perhaps, these tenets left an indelible impression on a young girl who matured into a woman called Ritu…

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…