Make Your Own Cashew ‘Cheese’ in a Zip and put it on Everything!

I looked for a homemade dairy free cheese that tastes good and is easy to prepare for some time. Here is a recipe for Cashew ‘Cheese’ that I use repeatedly. I put the s*@#f on everything including toast, pizza, salads, pasta and even cold soup.  Delicious Cashew ‘Cheese’ Recipe This recipe is adapted from one…

Oh Gluten, Why Do I Not Eat You So?

Do any of these phrases sound familiar or have you actually used these as reasons for avoiding gluten?  I feel  much better when I don’t eat it I don’t feel so bloated I’m gluten intolerant My guts work much better  I’ve lost weight I just stay away from that stuff Gluten is evil (Thank you,…

Vancouver Island Feast of Fields 2016: City Folk Connecting with Farm Folk

Written and Photographed by Jane Grueber     We attended the 19th Annual Vancouver Island Feast of Fields on Sunday, August 28, 2016 in Metchosin, British Columbia, Canada. The event was hosted by the FarmFolk CityFolk group which has hosted 50 feasts so far around the province of British Columbia, including in Metro Vancouver, Okanagan, Sea to Sky Country…

Love Zucchini? Make this Delicious Zucchini Tart Today

I came across a recipe for a Zucchini Tart with Feta cheese in May 2006 by Lynne Curry in Saveur Magazine. That was the best magazine subscription I ever had. So much yumminess, food and culture was inspiring and pushed me into trying many ‘foreign’ ingredients. In 2006, I was a mere newlywed and a…

On the Farm: Cooling Cucumber Salad

Guest Blog Post by Carolyn Herriot Grower of IncrEdibles! The great thing about summer is there is always something growing in the garden. Right now, it happens to be cucumbers. With these green beauties ripening in droves, it is the perfect time to make this easy and refreshing salad. Just in case you need a…

Fresh Strawberry Easy-as-Pie Recipe

We have been having some hot weather and our strawberries are producing fruit – again. We had our first crop in June and now here we go with a second growth. The second coming of strawberries makes me giddy. I had to dust off my Fresh Strawberry Pie recipe so that I can make it…

Why Buy Locally Sourced Food?

Written by Jane Grueber Sustainable, organic and local are the Gold Standard when it comes to fresh food. What is local? Are locally grown or raised foods better than those produced by conventional industrial agriculture? Does buying local matter? The term ‘locavore’ was coined in 2012 to describe those people choosing to purchase food close…