Food

Published On: April 02, 2020
COVID-19 forced the closure of John Sinopoli’s restaurants. So he and some colleagues started the Save Hospitality coalition to tell government what the sector needs to make it through the crisis.
Published On: March 30, 2020
A lot of us are making more food at home — but many of us don’t know how to meal-plan, budget, shop, or cook. Here’s how to produce delicious dishes while you’re stuck indoors.
Published On: March 23, 2020
OPINION: The restaurant industry will not survive this pandemic — not without serious government support.
Published On: February 26, 2020
Family-run farms are on the decline. We discuss why and what can be done to bring back this vital way of life.
Published On: February 24, 2020
A culinary program is providing refugees with safety training — and serving up dishes that are changing the city’s food scene.
Published On: February 18, 2020
OPINION: I was initially disgusted by the concept behind Toronto Pearson’s “Kensington Market Street Food.” But then I ate easily the best meal I’ve ever eaten in an airport.  
Published On: February 12, 2020
A warming planet is changing what we eat. Here's how.
Published On: February 11, 2020
OPINION: Agriculture may be the most visible form of industry in rural parts of the province, but it hasn’t been the primary employer there for decades. Do we need to rethink our approach to subsidies?
Published On: November 25, 2019
A new report highlights the many negative impacts of unhealthy eating. So how can we help the next generation make the right calls about food?
Published On: October 31, 2019
OPINION: This Halloween, thousands of these inoffensive chocolate bars will be handed out to children across the country. Here’s why they’re a part of our heritage.  
Published On: October 01, 2019
OPINION: A recent ad campaign suggests that we’re too busy hustling to cook. But we’re not busy — we’re overworked and underpaid, and easy access to unhealthy food won’t fix that.  
Published On: September 23, 2019
Ten years ago, most farmers still didn’t believe in global warming. Cattle rancher Bryan Gilvesy, CEO of the non-profit Alternative Land Use Services, has been helping them face up to reality.
Published On: September 05, 2019
Many city dwellers toy with the idea of getting away from it all by moving to the country and starting a farm. TVO.org speaks with one former Ontario urbanite who did just that.
Published On: August 30, 2019
ANALYSIS: The Progressive Conservatives have finalized regulations for the aquaculture industry. Here’s why farmers are happy — and why the province could soon be home to millions more fish.
Published On: August 28, 2019
The number of provincially licensed abattoirs is in decline. Critics say that hurts farmers and the local-food movement — and they’re calling on the government to act.  
Published On: August 26, 2019
Nam Kiwanuka talks to Marion Nestle about her eye-opening book, "Unsavory Truth: How Food Companies Skew the Science of What We Eat."
Published On: August 26, 2019
The Agenda in the Summer’s Nam Kiwanuka talks with nutrition expert Marion Nestle about how consumers can make informed decisions about food when so much of the science is mostly spin.  
Published On: August 13, 2019
OPINION: Probably not. But the rising trend does say a lot about capitalism, hopelessness, priorities — and how we eat now.