Food

Published On: May 22, 2020
TVO.org speaks with Geoff Dillon, president of Dillon’s Small Batch Distillers, about regulatory loopholes, making spirits — and how the company became famous for its hand sanitizer.
Published On: May 21, 2020
Toronto’s Great Lakes Brewery is one of Ontario’s oldest craft brewers. TVO.org speaks with communications manager Troy Burtch about disruptions, spiking sales — and keeping the community alive.
Published On: May 21, 2020
Restaurants are closed. Tourists are staying home. In the face of the pandemic, winemakers in the Niagara Region must adapt to survive.
Published On: May 14, 2020
People in the north are snapping up seeds so that they can grow their own food — and find a slice of serenity.
Published On: May 12, 2020
Host Colin Ellis is joined by filmmaker Liz Marshall to discuss her latest documentary "Meat the Future," on the rise of cellular agriculture.
Published On: May 05, 2020
Host Colin Ellis is joined by food writer Suresh Doss to talk about the influential 2011 documentary Jiro Dreams of Sushi.
Published On: May 04, 2020
Fancy comfort food. Personalized menus. Multi-course dinners to go. In the midst of a pandemic, eateries are taking up new approaches to tempt Ontarians to get takeout.
Published On: April 17, 2020
What's in store during the spring farming season in Ontario during COVID-19?
Published On: April 14, 2020
More than 30,000 migrant workers travel to farms in Ontario and Atlantic Canada each year. But the pandemic is posing new challenges for these seasonal labourers.
Published On: April 14, 2020
Comal y Canela still offers takeout and delivery, but since the pandemic hit, restaurateur Yasmen De Leon has embraced a new purpose: feeding her Toronto community.
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?