Understanding Soil & Building Great Garden Soil

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Great gardens start with soil but many of us don’t know enough about the incredible resource beneath our feet to be able to help our gardens thrive. Join FSN for two upcoming educational teleconferences all about soil! Part 1: Understanding Soil (Jan 22) and Part 2: Building Great Garden Soil (Jan 28). Register soon to save your spot on the line. These sessions will inspire you to plan your garden this winter and make 2015 your best growing season yet! [...]

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Eat the Hill!

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Friday January 23- Saturday January 24 join some of the provinces best chefs, pastry chefs and musicians for an awesome winter weekend of activities at White Hills Resort. Eat The Hill is a fantastic weekend of food, wine, dessert, coffee and music. [...]

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Our Ten Most Visited Pages of 2014

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We’ve compiled a list of the ten most popular pages on our sites, foodsecuritynews.com and rootcellarsrock.ca. Enjoy!

1. The Big Question: What is Food Security?

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What is food security exactly? This page has an answer for you: “Food security means that all people at all times have physical and economic access to adequate amounts of nutritious, safe, and culturally appropriate foods.” The Food Security Network [...]

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A Conversation with Corinne Higden-Wharram and Lisa Simms of Roots Country Farm

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These two new farmers have been operating Roots Country Farm near Bay Roberts for two seasons now. [...]

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NL Good Food Challenge: Shop for Vegetables According to What’s in Season

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Fresh vegetables taste great and are full of nutrients. The shorter the time between farm and plate, the better. [...]

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NL Good Food Challenge: Where does your food come from?

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Our final Friday Mini-Challenge: Eat some food you can pinpoint on a map where it was caught or grown.

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NL Good Food Challenge: A Quote from Jamie Oliver

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Food is one of life’s greatest joys yet we’ve reached this really sad point where we’re turning food into the enemy, and something to be afraid of. [...]

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NL Good Food Challenge: If You Had To Move To Another Planet, What’s One Food You Would Bring With You?

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Okay, you’re moving to another planet. It’s light years from Earth. The mission will feed you space food, but there’s room for you to bring one Earth food along. What will you bring? [...]

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NL Good Food Challenge: One of the Ten Guidelines from Brazil’s New Food Guide Recommends Eating With Other People Whenever Possible

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Brazil just released the final version of its new food guide, which approaches the idea in a non-traditional way; by removing a lot of the specifics and focusing around a set of three “golden” rules and ten guidelines. [...]

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Live-tweets from the 2014 Food Security Network of NL AGM

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Live-tweeting the FSN Annual General Meeting [...]

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