Our current lifestyle choices and eating habits are leading to a global obesity epidemic and threatens the future of our children and our planet. Through his Food Revolution Day campaign, Jamie Oliver hopes to address these imminent issues by providing children with mandatory classroom and practical food experience in their school curriculums.
I live in Canada but am currently on sabbatical in Australia. This morning I had the luxurious experience of picking mandarin oranges from our backyard garden. The backyard! After tasting the amazing sweetness of this homegrown fruit, there is no way I can go back to buying those wooden boxes of flavourless mandarins we see … Continue reading What does locally grown food have to do with musician Jack Johnson?
If you’ve got a garden, or ever been in anyone else’s garden, you’ve definitely seen or even heard a bee buzzing around. For the most part, people think of bees as buzzing from flower to flower and then congregating in a hive somewhere to make honey. However, bees do more than just make honey. In … Continue reading Bees and Your Garden