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Greenhouses aim to bring fresh produce to North, putting a dent in food insecurity

Greenhouses aim to bring fresh produce to North, putting a dent in food insecurity

INUVIK, N.W.T. — Rows upon rows of raised beds growing tomatoes, zucchini, beans, wildflowers and herbs line the inside of the Inuvik Community Greenhouse.
Hydroponic greenhouses becoming more popular in the North, but have limitations

Hydroponic greenhouses becoming more popular in the North, but have limitations

INUVIK, N.W.T. — Greenhouses are becoming more popular in northern communities as a way to supplement available groceries and improve food security . Some involve hydroponics, a higher-tech way of growing that doesn’t use soil.
Ripe tomatoes and stale bread combine for a celebration of summer

Ripe tomatoes and stale bread combine for a celebration of summer

Panzanella feels like an ode to summer.
Bids climb as Alberta government auctions off 'excellent, dusty' donair suit

Bids climb as Alberta government auctions off 'excellent, dusty' donair suit

HALIFAX — One large donair costume to go, please. The Alberta government is selling a donair costume as a part of its surplus auction.
Time to empty the freezer? This cook challenged herself to make a week of meals with forgotten food

Time to empty the freezer? This cook challenged herself to make a week of meals with forgotten food

I usually cook a nice meal from scratch every night, even when it’s only my husband and me for dinner. Our weekly menu might include fish, chicken, pasta, and a couple of time-intensive dishes like eggplant moussaka, jap chae or chili.
Lack of funding forces UN to slash food program in Haiti amid a surge in malnutrition

Lack of funding forces UN to slash food program in Haiti amid a surge in malnutrition

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The U.N.’s World Food Program announced Monday that it is facing a shortage of funds and won’t be able to help 100,000 people in Haiti this month who urgently need assistance. The 25% cut comes as a record 4.
One easy step boosts supermarket tomatoes for Mediterranean chopped salad

One easy step boosts supermarket tomatoes for Mediterranean chopped salad

From Israel to Spain to Morocco, produce is so flavorful that many salads need only ripe tomatoes and cool cucumbers to be delicious. But the watery, bland vegetables in the average American supermarket too often disappoint to work this way.
Morel Mushroom Cheese Spread

Morel Mushroom Cheese Spread

Morel Mushroom Cheese Spread Eric and Michelle Whitehead are foragers extraordinaire.
From muskox wraps to fish tacos, Inuvik restaurants attract locals and tourists alike

From muskox wraps to fish tacos, Inuvik restaurants attract locals and tourists alike

INUVIK, N.W.T. — In the heart of the western Arctic, restaurants are offering up local flavours to community members and tourists alike.
More people can't afford nutritious food and 148 million children are stunted by hunger, UN says

More people can't afford nutritious food and 148 million children are stunted by hunger, UN says

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. delivered grim news on global food security Wednesday: 2.4 billion people didn’t have constant access to food last year, as many as 783 million faced hunger, and 148 million children suffered from stunted growth.
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