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Chickens for Rent!

For city folk increasingly obsessed with foods that are locally sourced, organic, seasonal, farm-to-table and sustainable (think Portlandia’s on-point “Farm” episode), the idea of raising chickens in their backyard is…

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Coconut Oil: Friend or Foe?

Many cultures have been using coconut oil for centuries, including the Tokelauans in the South Pacific whose diet is largely coconut-based. Despite their ample diet of…

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Move Over Coffee, Gojiccino is Here!

What are Goji Berries? Goji berries, also known as wolfberries, have become popular as a “superfruit” in North America since the early 2000s. These…

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Whole Foods Revolution

Wholesome Beginnings As I researched the beginnings of Whole Foods Market, what really struck me is how a single institution has been able to…

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Brooklyn: Ramen Burgers & More

Hipsters like to hang out at fashionable coffee shops, indie rock shows, and hipster dance clubs. Do food shopping at stores like Whole Foods and…

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Lovely Lettuce

“Lettuce is like conversation; it must be fresh and crisp, so sparkling that you scarcely notice the bitter in it” Given lettucemeat.com features lettuce in…

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FEAST: Comfort Food for All

Those with food allergies and sensitivities finally have a place to relax and enjoy delicious comfort food made with love. FEAST which cleverly stands for “Fabulous…

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YamChops: Healthy Eats, Tasty Treats

Toronto’s culinary scene just got a lot healthier and tastier with the June opening of YamChops at 705 College St, in the heart of Little Italy – the city’s…