Food

Food security stakeholders come together at landmark Municipality of Inverness County conference

Food security stakeholders come together at landmark Municipality of Inverness County conference

Cape Breton Economy
Food
Municipal Projects

More than 40 delegates from local, Island-wide and provincial organizations came together in Mabou on Friday, May 3, to discuss the complex and urgent topic of food security in the Municipality of...

May 8, 2024 | Reading Time: 4 minutes | 121 views

What to eat before exercise to optimize your workout at any age

What to eat before exercise to optimize your workout at any age

Food
Health | Wellness

With the school year back and kids gearing up for winter sports I wanted to talk about fueling up to feel and perform their best.

By Glenna Calder, ND, November 17, 2023 | Reading Time: 2 minutes | 677 views

Fall reckoning – the opportunities offered by a full bounty

Fall reckoning – the opportunities offered by a full bounty

Food
Recreation

Weather and luck play such a large part in how well the farmers have done this year, and, if we have our own little gardens, how well they have faired. We may have ended up with a modest harvest, or i...

September 4, 2023 | Reading Time: 4 minutes | 87 views

Cream rises to the top with community support

Cream rises to the top with community support

Cape Breton Economy
Food
Recreation

Their dream was their own dairy farm. What they’ve found is a community, whose support has exceeded even their wildest dreams. As Skye Glen Creamery celebrates its first anniversary in late August,...

April 26, 2023 | Reading Time: 4 minutes | 464 views

Fall routines for a healthier winter

Fall routines for a healthier winter

Food
Health | Wellness

This is my favorite time of year. To me it is the season of routine, crisp weather, sweaters and lattes! As you read this we are well into Fall and perhaps have started to skip our walks, becoming...

By Glenna Calder, ND, October 26, 2022 | Reading Time: 3 minutes | 187 views

5 Tips to make your summer menu healthier!

5 Tips to make your summer menu healthier!

Food
Health | Wellness

Summer time enjoyment often means more delicious barbecues and social eating! With a few adjustments we can make our barbecuing safer and keep your plate healthy all year long. Grill Foods Safely...

By Glenna Calder, ND, August 25, 2022 | Reading Time: 3 minutes | 174 views

Old and new ways meet in gardening

Old and new ways meet in gardening

Arts | Culture
Food
Nature | Ecology

Many of us mark the coming and going of the seasons by the appearance of the violets, the hummingbirds, the lobster feeds, the fireflies, the strawberries, and the first greens and beans from the...

By Caroline Cameron, July 26, 2022 | Reading Time: 4 minutes | 205 views