local food

What is the Slow Food Movement & Why Does it Matter?

What started twenty plus years ago as a regional eco-gastronomic movement in northern Italy has grown to become a world wide peaceful revolution for change with over 100,000 members in 160 countries.

Farmers Markets and Local Food Production: Is It a Growing Trend ?

An increasing number of Canadian households are embracing “locally-produced” food. A response to a complex of factors, it appears that local food may be on the verge of moving from a niche market to a market segment.