Canadian Food Focus May 2023 Newsletter


What's in Season?Fiddleheads

Fiddleheads are the young, coiled fronds of the ostrich fern. Ostrich ferns emerge in clusters of about three to twelve fiddleheads per plant on the banks of rivers, streams, brooks, and in the woods in late April through early June.


How To Start A Vegetable Garden

Is this the year you try your hand at gardening? Here are some tips and tricks to start planning, preparing and planting a garden.

Six Healthy Eating Truths

Food and Nutrition Communications Expert Patricia Chuey provides 6 healthy eating truths that rise to the surface no matter what other trends roll in or out of style.


How Is Wheat Grown In Canada?

Wheat is a staple food for 35% of the world’s population and it is Canada’s largest field crop. Canadian wheat producer Jake Leguee shares how he grows wheat on his farm.

What Innovation Can Do

As the world’s population continues to grow, we will need to produce more food from less land and with fewer resources. Innovation will be critical.


Curried Chicken Lentil Burgers

Bring the irresistible flavours of Indian curry together with apples and ground chicken in this recipe for Curried Chicken Lentil Burgers.

Beef Kabobs with Quinoa & Roasted Cauliflower

This beef kabob dinner is sure to please the whole family, featuring hearty chunks of beef with grilled vegetables and served over wholesome quinoa and roasted cauliflower.

Would you like to improve your cooking skills? Or learn how to cook something different for breakfast, lunch, or supper? Maybe you simply would like to learn a new recipe. Cook along with Emily Richards as she prepares Apple Sage Stuffed Pork Tenderloin.

Welcome to the Ask a Farmer Podcast hosted by Canadian farmer, Clinton Monchuk. In this podcast, Clinton will talk with dietitians, farmers, ranchers and other experts to answer questions about your food and farming. He will explore how your food is grown and raised in Canada, delve into questions you may have about the food system and provide useful information to help you feel more confident about your food choices.

Podcast: How Do You Stay Healthy?

In this podcast, Patricia Chuey outlines six healthy eating truths that you can adopt in your own life. They include overall health, veggies and fruits in your diet, purchasing quality products, ensuring you or someone in your household is cooking, avoiding fad diets and remembering that healthy aging is possible!

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