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Musicians for Local Food: Sat. June 23, 12-3pm

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Dear Local Food Supporters: Please mark your calendars for the 4th annual Musicians for Local Food fundraiser on Saturday, June 23, 12-3 pm. The concert will be held outdoors at Victoria Square, main street Amherst this year and besides the amazing music, the event will feature a local food BBQ lunch, silent auction,…

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Food Webinars and Teleconferences #1

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There will be a series of Webinars and Teleconferences offered by a host of different organizations across Canada. Here is the first of the series. If you are a member of Food Secure Canada and would like to include your events, please post them on the Food Calendar. It’s easy! If…

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Food Skills Workshops

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CFAN and Maggie’s Place present:   A series of food skills workshops. Saturday, Dec 12 : Flavourful soups.  Learn to use beans, lentils, squash, etc., to make inexpensive, healthy soups this winter (and all year long)! Saturday, Jan 16 : Home-baked bread.  Learning to bake from scratch not only saves money,…

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Spanakopita

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Phyllo pastry may be a bit daunting if you’ve never used it. Use it once and you’ll realize how easy it is to make delightful flaky bites of all kinds. This is one of my favorite. If you don’t have feta cheese use mozzarella. You can replace the spinach with…

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Pumpkin time !

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There is much you can do with a pumpkin. First you’ll need to cook it. Cut the pumpkin in half and discard the stem section and stringy pulp. Save the seeds to dry and roast. In a baking dish, place the two halves face down. Bake at 375ºF for about…

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Fresh Salsa

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it is officially fall yet today feels like summer it is windy and a little muggy a big rain fall is coming if you still have tomatoes kicking around here is a simple, quick, fresh salsa recipe let’s enjoy summer just a little longer Fresh Salsa 4 medium size tomatoes…

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Veggie Chicken Pie

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first day of autumn no frost yet it seems like the seasons are shifting as I head to the garden I wonder what could I make today the garden is still full of goodness kale, abundant as ever broccoli gone into florets onion’s harvested but leeks still thriving best carrot…

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Veggie burger

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I have been experimenting with veggie burgers lately and, I have been juicing I have loads of carrots, beets, and our apple trees are bountiful good time to use a juicer sometime the juicer feels a little over the top really, couldn’t I just chew a little but to drink…

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Mexican inspired breakfast

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  I had the delight to hang out at a CSA drop off this week in Amherst turns out it’s my nephew and family who do all the hard work they offer fresh organic vegetables it was plain beautiful to see customers drop by with bags excited with the weekly…

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