Canadian Food Focus May 2022 Newsletter

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What's in Season? Sweet Potatoes

Canadian farmers supply approximately one-quarter of the Sweet potatoes consumed in this country. Most are grown in Ontario. A new variety called Radiance was recently developed for Canada's shorter growing season.


The History of the Iconic

Jiggs Dinner

This meal has been the Sunday dinner of Newfoundlanders and Labradorians

for the better part of a century.


Health Perks from

Intact Grains

Recent research is showing that different forms of whole grains, those called intact grains, may supply even more

health benefits.


How are Dairy Goats

Cared for?

When it comes to dairy, most think about cow’s milk first. But there is another popular choice, particularly for cheese and that’s goat milk. Tour a dairy goat farm an learn how goats are cared for in Canada.


Pesticides and Paperwork

The use and availability of pesticides is regulated by Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA). The PMRA must deem products safe for people and the environment before farmers can use them.


5 Dinner Made Easy Recipes with Ground Beef

Ground beef is extremely versatile and easy to cook. Planning ahead and stocking your freezer with a big batch of ground beef will change your life and save your sanity during the week.


Turkey and Black Bean Tacos with Red Onion Salsa

Turkey and black bean tacos are an easy family favourite. Your kids can help with meal prep, and everyone can make their tacos the way they like.

Learn to Cook

Would you like to improve your cooking skills? Or learn how to cook something different for supper? Maybe you simply would like to learn a new recipe. Check out the Learn To Cook section on our website and cook along with chefs, home economists, and cookbook authors to create something tasty!

In this course, Learn to Cook Nicolas' Italian-Style Pork Chops.

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