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Posted 12/12/2017 4:01pm by Dennis Skoworodko.

Don’t you just love it when you read a book and the author says something that you completely agree with so you just have to post it on social media?? 😊 ( “What To Eat” Marion Nestle )

Posted 5/12/2017 10:41am by Dennis Skoworodko.

“Eat your vegetables” our mom’s used to say. They seemed to know intrinsically that veggies are good for us.

Hippocrates said, “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food”.

Here is an interesting video about the goodness of plant foods you may like to watch. Click here.

Our Farm Farmers Market days are coming! We are working hard to bring you organic, local and fresh veggies.

The location for our farmer's market is St. Joseph's Church parking lot at Broadway Av. and 8th St.

Our markets run on Saturdays, 8:00am to Noon in July, August and September.

We hope to see you there!  

Regards,

Our Farm Team

Posted 3/27/2017 11:59am by Dennis Skoworodko.

We first watched this film in Jan 2014, and have watched it a few times since then.  

Food Beware - The French Organic Revolution  

(French with English subtitles, 2008)  

Available at the Saskatoon Public Library, iTunes, and the movie’s own web site (http://firstrunfeatures.com/foodbewaredvd.html).    

 

Synopsis

For the first time ever, our children are growing up less healthy than we are. As the rate of cancer, infertility and other illnesses linked to environmental factors climbs ever upward each year, we must ask ourselves: why is this happening?

Food Beware begins with a visit to a small village in France, where the town's mayor has decided to make the school lunch menu organic and locally grown. It then talks to a wide variety of people with differing perspectives to find common ground - children, parents, teachers, health care workers, farmers, elected officials, scientists, researchers and the victims of illnesses themselves. Revealed in these moving and often surprising conversations are the abuses of the food industry, the competing interests of agrobusiness and public health, the challenges and rewards of safe food production, and the practical solutions that we can all take part in. Food Beware is food for thought - and a blueprint for a growing revolution.

Featuring original music by Oscar-winner Gabriel Yared.

OFFICIAL SELECTION - Berlin Film Festival

OFFICIAL SELECTION - Montreal Festival of New Cinema

http://firstrunfeatures.com/foodbewaredvd.html 

 

The Story of Your Food: ParsnipsMarch 23rd, 2018

In defense of the lowly Parsnip. This wonderful vegetable has been relegated to the sidelines and it seems that only your grandparents still eat parsnips. However, I say, we are missing out! This bea

The Story of Your Food: LettuceMarch 16th, 2018

A beautiful crispy and sweet lettuce crunch is so refreshing! Lettuce is one of the most perishable crops. When you are able to buy local, you realize how wonderful lettuce can be. Lettuce, when it h

The Story of Your Food: SunchokesMarch 4th, 2018

Sunchokes (also known as Jerusalem Artichokes, although they are not from Jerusalem or from the artichoke family) are from the sunflower family and look somewhat like a sunflower when they grow. This

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