Getting Back to Basics in Cumberland

I recently had the pleasure of attending some food skills programming at Maggie’s Place Family Resource Centre in Amherst. Starting in early October, Maggie’s Place has been running a series of weekly food skills workshops focusing on cooking fundamentals. Everything … Continue reading

Securing your Summer/Fall local eats: CSA List 2014!

For an updated list of CSA’s in NS, see our most recently updated blog post! In case you’re unfamiliar with the concept of a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture), you can read about it here. Curious if a CSA is right for … Continue reading

Holy Jumpin Mackerel Fish

This post comes to us from Sadie Beaton at Small Scales blog, and originally featured in Rustik Magazine. Growing up in the fishing community of Canso, Nova Scotia, my school bus driver’s favourite expletive was “Holy Jumping Mackerel Fish!” I would love … Continue reading

Moroccan Style Fish & CSA vegetables

Last Sunday I was feeling inspired by the vegetables from my CSA box and the Off the Hook cod in my fridge and felt that they deserved to be cooked into something particularly delicious. In mid-May, I started a batch … Continue reading

Fresh, Fair, Fish with Off the Hook

You’ve heard us talk a lot about CSAs… but have you ever thought about signing up for a CSF? ‘Off the Hook’ Community Supported Fishery works to connect a co-operative of small-scale, groundfish bottom hook and line fishermen from the Bay … Continue reading