"They are umami bombs and can take your recipes to the next level. Dried shiitake mushrooms can be found at Asian grocery stores, at your local grocery store or even better you can dry Ontario-grown shiitakes from our market friends atFresh and Tasty Mushrooms. "
" Winter in “The Valley of the Sun” brings traditional winter crops and greens and is also citrus season - oranges and grapefruits are aplenty on my mother’s backyard trees and the produce stalls at the farmers’ markets. You can find unusual varieties at some markets including clementines, tangelos, cara cara, blood oranges, pummelos and Meyer lemons! "
"In Sydney, there is a plethora of farmers’ markets to visit, each with its own distinct characteristics. If you were to visit the Bondi farmers’ market you would encounter not only a sea breeze, but hundreds of bronzed market goers in bare feet and more green smoothies than you’ve ever laid eyes on. "
"Aligning the Candy Grams with #HeartMonth and #ValentinesDay seemed appropriate but it was more important for us to highlight heart health (alongside overall wellness) and all types of relationships, friendships, partnerships and families! "
" a yearly tradition in my family’s history since I was born. In recently years I have made it an Earth + City tradition each September - we call it Sauce Day! It makes for such a fun staff day full of education, good smells, comradery ... "
" We had a general sense of how our food system worked, how food was grown, procured, and distributed. But it was through our continued participation in the very food system we were a part of that we developed a greater understanding of how our city’s local food system interacts with its growers, producers, and eaters. "
"It began as two separate endeavours operating in the same city. Two people looking for something more, feeling the pull to create something new. Two people newly untethered, wondering where to put down some new roots. "
"We often set high expectations and start to build momentum only to have it fall to the wayside because - let’s be honest - we are a small team where everyone has a hand in everything and by March, we are prepping for another busy outdoor market season. BUT NOT THIS YEAR! "