Food

October 21, 2020
How differently are people buying and eating food during the pandemic.
Published On: October 21, 2020
Many Ontarians struggled to put food on the table before COVID-19 — and the pandemic has made things worse. Advocates say that more local planting, harvesting, and selling could help.
Published On: October 15, 2020
The area is home to a thriving agricultural industry — but experts say too many locals lack access to fresh produce. That’s where this mobile market comes in.
Published On: October 13, 2020
OPINION: Sure, there will be pubs and restaurants when this is all over. But I want my favourites to survive.
October 12, 2020
Why does Ontario export more food than remains in the province for locals to enjoy?
Published On: September 23, 2020
OPINION: Canada is already spending billions on bailout programs. It’s time for government to act on another aspect of Modern Monetary Theory — and start thinking jobs programs.
Published On: September 09, 2020
OPINION: The hospitality industry is precarious in the best of times — and it will probably never be the same again. We need to take this opportunity to prioritize the physical and mental well-being of workers.
Published On: August 18, 2020
OPINION: Yes, we all want our neighbourhood restaurants to survive. No, eating there likely won’t save them. We need long-term solutions from government.
August 17, 2020
What is a circular food economy and how can it help eliminate food waste and protect the environment?
Published On: August 11, 2020
The pandemic is driving a tech revolution in the restaurant industry. But how will that change the dining experience?
Published On: August 10, 2020
It looked as if local brand Temagami Dry wouldn’t survive. Then the Town of Tegamami came forward with a bid. 
Published On: August 10, 2020
After the pandemic shut down markets, small farms from the across the province went online — and some say the shift could be here to stay.
Published On: August 06, 2020
By the end of 2021, a new facility in London is set to start producing 9,000 tonnes of the insects a year — another sign that the province is increasingly crazy for crickets.
Published On: July 29, 2020
OPINION: A couple of years ago, I visited a Hutterite colony. What I saw there can help all of us create pandemic-ready pantries.
Published On: July 02, 2020
Most of the province is now in Stage 2 of Ontario’s reopening plan, which means that outdoor dining is a go. That has waitstaff choosing between potentially heightened risk and financial need.
Published On: June 25, 2020
When it comes to food banks, some experts say there’s a lack of accountability — and they’re calling for new ways to support Ontarians in need.
Published On: June 25, 2020
Reduced capacity. Day-trippers. Unexpected rainfall. Here’s how restaurants are managing new challenges as patio dining resumes.
Published On: June 10, 2020
Free seeds. Free soil. Helpful tips. Across the province, cities are providing residents with what they need to take up gardening during COVID-19.