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Blog: Ecclesiastes 3

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Midwinter and there’s lots of produce on offer

The Chef reports from the Ontario Food Terminal that Ontario root cellar fruits and vegetables, including wonderful butternut squash, are all available, excepting pears, which are done. Ontario hothouse products are very scarce, except for cucumbers. Some of the producers are reported to have stopped their businesses due to high Ontario hydro bills that they Read More

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Bees and lobsters

Of the 100 crops that account for 90 percent of the food eaten around the globe, 71 rely on bee pollination, according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization. We have written a few times over the years about the mysterious affliction that is killing bees. An update has recently appeared in the New Read More

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Bad times for sugar

Dan Barber, America’s most famous farmer/chef, reviews a new book by Gary Taubes, The Case Against Sugar, see review here. This book places the blame squarely on sugar for the rise of diabetes and heart disease in the US population. But is there anything new in this? Gary Taubes has been attacking the use of Read More