Bake With Honey Or Maple Syrup, Pia’s and Canning Bee

Eat local at Pia’s and Tomato-Corn Salsa Canning Bee

August 8, 2012 | | Blogs | Eat Local Caledon | Food

Take A Bite Out Of Climate Change: Bake With Honey Or Maple Syrup!

Healthier, locally-oriented alternative to refined, white sugar. Both honey and maple syrup contain beneficial nutrients, enzymes and antioxidants!  If you do indeed take this week’s challenge, please send photographic evidence to us at [email protected] or post it on your Facebook and tag Eat Local Caledon.  Either way, you will be entered into our weekly prize draw.

Here are a few recipe ideas:

Honey Zucchini Bread

Honey Oat Cake

Maple Syrup Cake

Caledon Farmers’ Market

Saturday, August 11th, 8:00am-1:00pm, 150 Queen St. S., Bolton,

This week at the Caledon Farmers’ Market, visit us at the Eat Local Caledon booth where we will be demonstrating methods for preserving fresh herbs. There will also be games and colouring sheets and taste-testing at the kids’ table, lots of fresh foods and FREE tasting samples at participating vendors.

Eat Local Dinner At Pia’s On Broadway

Thursday, August 16th, reservations available for any time from 5:00-9:00pm, Pia’s on Broadway, 177 Broadway, Orangeville, (519) 307-1258

For the first time ever, we are taking our Eat Local Dinner series outside of Caledon… to nearby Orangeville where talented and inspired chef Adam Ryan is creating magic in the kitchen!  For this special evening, Adam is taking his inspiration from nearby farms and some of the area’s wild edibles.  It is a 3-course meal, cost is $35 per person, and vegetarian options are available.  For more information and to make reservations, please contact the restaurant directly at (519) 307-1258.

Tomato-Corn Salsa Canning Bee

Sunday, August 19th, 12:00-5:00pm, Peel Junior Farmers’ Building, 12942 Heart Lake Rd.

The TRCA and Eat Local Caledon are teaming up to host a series of canning bees this summer, where participants will be guided through the home canning process, preserve some locally inspired salsas in a fun group setting, and take home 5-6 jars for your home pantry! Open to novice and seasoned canners alike. Cost is $25 per person.  For more information and to register, please contact [email protected] or (416) 661-6600 ext. 5646.

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