Along with a long list of accomplishments as a Toronto City Councillor, Joe Mihevc also introduced the backyard chicken bylaw where residents could keep up to four chickens in their yard. Here’s how it’s working at his home, especially breakfast-wise.
In search of the iconic malt drink that shaped my childhood taste buds in Wisconsin, I was surprised where my quest led me in Toronto’s multicultural abundance.
Torontonians don’t just eat food, we make it too. From wine juice producers to breweries, from bakeries to coffee roasters, from patties to pasta, food feeds the city’s economic engine.
Where do you eat when you’re out in the middle of the night? Vesta Lunch has been a Toronto institution since 1955. The Vesta is a video short by Lucas Gindin and Leib Kopman.
Chickens are not complicated creatures. Feed, water, scoop poop, dress up like turkeys for Halloween, repeat. But really – do it for the eggs.
We all have to eat, of course, but what does food mean to us and why do we care so much about it?
Did you know we have one? Toronto’s Food Policy Council, the first in North American, was established as a subcommittee by the Board of Health in 1991.
Specialty grocery stores import from everywhere. Here’s where the local Maraș Turkish community can buy bulgur from home, anchovies from the Black Sea, pointy chick peas…
Elect the tastiest candidate in town.
How a farmers’ market got started, what it takes to keep it going and the principles that guide it.
A family’s traditional cookies carry the stories of their lives.
How a ‘work group’ makes serious farm gardening so much easier and a whole lot of fun.
Documenting a mother’s recipe for a vegetable (and some tuna) antipasto.
The journey of two young Toronto organic farmers whose market gardening is bringing more fresh food to our city.
Encountered at the cenotaph in Prospect Cemetery. An offering which suggests that warm memories of family around the table last a lifetime, sometimes longer.
Recycling, re-purposing and defying convention. All in the name of, mostly, drying tomatoes.
While eschewing perfect-shaped grocery store apples for locally grown ones, do we really know what’s involved in their cultivation?