You don’t have time to volunteer, so maybe you should

Katrina Onstad hates brunch. The Toronto-based journalist finds it to be a colossal time-waster, although she phrases it more delicately. “I’m a little ambivalent about it. I have had some really nice brunches. But the culture around it? And lining up? No. I hate it. It pushes you into a consumptive mode, and consumption is … Continue reading You don’t have time to volunteer, so maybe you should

Column: When the best place to be is in the kitchen… being cooked for

Technically, I’m a vegetarian. Have been for over 20 years. Pretty much since I was in a position to say “this is what’s going into my body, and this is not, “I’ve taken a left turn at eating anything that used to have a heartbeat. But when Chef Randy Jones says “try this” and slides … Continue reading Column: When the best place to be is in the kitchen… being cooked for

An organic farmer wades into the muck of the legality of on-farm weddings, because ultimately it’s about food

The weather. The most memorable aspect of the 2015 growing season must be the weather. Although to be honest, at this point it’s little more than a remote impression consisting mainly of heat, flies and forest fire smoke. As always, it seems the minute the snow flies and the kale freezes I have trouble recalling … Continue reading An organic farmer wades into the muck of the legality of on-farm weddings, because ultimately it’s about food