Connecting Over Food While Apart

Recently, I’ve been thinking a lot about how this holiday season will be different because of COVID-19. For me, cooking with family members, sharing meals together, and passing along food traditions is a big part of the holidays. No matter which winter holiday(s) you celebrate – for example, Hanukkah, Winter Solstice, Réveillon, Christmas, and Kwanzaa – food usually plays a central role.   … More Connecting Over Food While Apart

Over 70 people attend Dr. Dianne Saxe’s Presentation on Climate Change & Food

The climate is changing and “normal” is gone for good. Consumer food choices play a major role, and as individuals, we can make meaningful changes. Current predictions for global food security, including for those of us living in Canada, demonstrate an increase in the cost of food; a less stable and predictable food supply; irreversible … More Over 70 people attend Dr. Dianne Saxe’s Presentation on Climate Change & Food

Time for Local Food

Do YOU know where your food is from? It’s that time of year when many delicious, nutritious fruit and vegetables are available from within our communities. So it’s a perfect chance to highlight the Georgian Bay Biosphere Reserve’s Local Food Guide: Grown by the Bay. The Local Food Guide can help you find where to … More Time for Local Food

SEED-The Secret Extremely Endangered Species

Guest post by Monika Hotson Why talk about seeds? Seeds represent and give life. They are able to preserve the past, and bring necessities for the future. It is important now more than ever to talk about seeds and the many disappearing varieties because of today’s climate change dilemma. Seeds: A disappearing act. NOT a magical … More SEED-The Secret Extremely Endangered Species

2016 in Review

It’s a good idea to reflect on things you’ve done and to try to apply your learnings to future endeavors. So let’s reflect on what the Parry Sound & Area Food Collaborative (PSAFC) did in 2016! Presented at the Chamber of Commerce’s ‘Business Over Breakfast’ networking event at Canadore College (January, local caterer Mrs Wilson’s … More 2016 in Review