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02
Oct

Thankful List! 5 of 10 things we are most thankful for!

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Here is 5 of 10 on our Thankful list (5 to follow in Wednesday’s post) Our Producers – You are amazing!  Thanks so much for being partners in our vision of a better more sustainable Food System in Saskatchewan.  Over the past 3 years we have learned so much about logistics, packaging, labelling, storage etc…and […]

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24
Aug

A shout out to…Green Sister Gardens

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Keri from Green Sister Gardens is about as passionate as they come in regards to Urban Farming.  I have known Keri for years and interestingly enough we both received our Market Gardening inspiration from the same organization!!  Our inspiration was SPIN Farming (Small Plot INtensive) This is a system of Vegetable Farming designed for Urban […]

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21
Aug

Food and Emotions…Telling the stories behind your food

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  Every food we eat has a story behind it!!  At Local and Fresh we are REALLY passionate about the stories behind the foods we sell.  Eating food is an emotional experience.  Food always tastes better when we have a connection to it right?  Grandma’s apple pie will ALWAYS be the best pie out there!! […]

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17
Aug

Welcome Box H Farms!

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100% Grass Finished Beef is hard to come by in Saskatchewan and we are so pleased to be able to offer Box H Farms Beef through Local and Fresh.  Box H Farms is located by Gladmar, Saskatchewan, and is owned by Mark and Laura Hoimyr and their two children Anna and Jeremy.  We have worked […]

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10
Apr

Recipe & Video: Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

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The new baking mixes from The Healthy Grind are made with their signature White Whole Wheat flour, so you get a fibre boost without sacrificing flavour. All of their ready-to-use baking mixes have no additives or preservatives, and use familiar ingredients you’ll find in your pantry. Just add eggs and milk or water, and you’re […]

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05
Apr

Producer Profiles: Saskatchewan is Dairyland

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I grew up spending a lot of time on my Uncle’s dairy farm. I have so many fond memories of milking cows, feeding baby calves with a bottle, spreading fresh straw for the cows and calves. To me, dairy farms in Saskatchewan exemplify the true meaning of a family farm. Dairy farming is a family […]

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