Canadian Food Focus November 2022 Newsletter


What's in Season? Potatoes

Potatoes are one of the most affordable and versatile foods on the planet. There are many varieties of potatoes grown in Canada but most varieties are classified within the broader categories of russet, red, white and yellow. Some of the most popular varieties include Yukon Gold, Klondike Rose and Russets.


Canadian Ingredient Spotlight: Chickpeas

Chickpeas pack a powerful nutritional punch, and are a home-grown Canadian superfood! Learn all about chickpeas.

Which is More Nutritious, Grass-Fed or Grain-Fed Beef?

Beef is one of the primary sources of protein in Canada’s diet. Find out what the difference is between grass-fed and grain-finished beef.


Farming Up: What is Vertical Farming?

With the right technology, food can be grown anywhere. Food doesn’t always come from the field – sometimes it can be grown inside.


How Mushrooms are Grown

Tour a mushroom farm and learn how mushrooms are grown, picked and packed in Canada.


Kale, Edamame and Barley Salad with Lemon Dill Vinaigrette

This salad features barley, a Canadian grown whole grain that is full of flavour and fibre. Paired with kale, edamame, feta cheese and a light, bright salad dressing it a tasty, nutritionally-dense option for any time of year. 

Canola Oil Pie Crust

This Canola Oil Pie Crust is easy for any baker to make! No need for pastry knives, just freeze the pre-measured canola oil the night before.

Cook Along

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. Cook along with chef and food expert, Andrea Buckett as she prepares Big Batch Burgers or Square Meatballs.

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