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The Rudiments of roots

Nov 20, 2010 | Roberto Frachionni | Back Issues | Departments | Edible Hills | Food | Winter 2010

Root vegetables – so called because the edible portion of the plant is the underground root – are harvested in late fall and cellared with the dirt still clinging to their flesh.

Beauty and the Beet

Sep 13, 2010 | Roberto Frachionni | Autumn 2010 | Back Issues | Departments | Edible Hills | Food

As winter approaches, the last of summer’s abundant greens start to droop and suffer from cool fall evenings. Fortunately, the season of root vegetables comes to the rescue.

Palgrave Community Kitchen

Jun 15, 2010 | Nicola Ross | Homegrown in the Hills

Palgrave’s certified commercial kitchen is open to cooks, caterers and community groups.

Perfect Puffballs and Zesty Zucchini

Jun 15, 2010 | Roberto Frachionni | Back Issues | Departments | Edible Hills | Food | Summer 2010

The beauty of being a chef is that you get to challenge yourself to turn something you once despised into something even you can love.

Good product – and lots of it! Photo by Pete Paterson

Seasonal Rites

Mar 21, 2010 | Nicola Ross | Homegrown in the Hills

Rock Garden Farms offers the very best of in-season, Ontario grown fruits and vegetables.

Eats Shoots and Leaves

Mar 21, 2010 | Roberto Frachionni | Food

Spring always arrives like a surprise. If you love food as much as I do, perhaps the mere sight of the first green bud will send you too scurrying to plan your spring recipes.

Cider House Rules

Sep 15, 2009 | Nicola Ross | Homegrown in the Hills

Tom Wilson and Nicole Judge should not have had to endure four years of administrative tomfoolery to establish Spirit Tree Estate, their cidery, bakery and local food shop.

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