Local Food

Local Business Helping Supply Compost For GBSS Community Garden

potato peels for compost Ralph Aichinger225The desire to create more compost at the Georgian Bay Secondary School (GBSS) Community Garden has led to the sprouting of partnership between Meaford Community Gardens and a local café and secondary school.

For the past two months, both McGuinty’s Café staff and GBSS staff and students have been collecting kitchen scraps that are then picked up by members of the Meaford Community Gardens network and taken to the GBSS Community Garden.

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St. Vincent Centre for Organic Farming Coming to Life


In just a few short weeks the St. Vincent Centre for Organic Farming has gone from the planning stage to shovels in the ground, and the organizers of the initiative have been busy planting the first phase of the project.

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The Barn Co-operative Initiative Incorporates


The Barn Co-operative Network, an initiative that hopes to turn the restored barn on Highway 26 that currently houses The Market into what organizers are calling a 'Health Hub', is progressing and has achieved a major milestone: it is now incorporated.

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Everyday Gourmet: Curried Mussels

muss225My Dad used to tell me that when he was a young child (this would be about 1912-1917), they were able to purchase mussels from the local butcher. The mussels came in a very large barrel and would only be available for a short time. He did not like mussels, as I am sure my grandmother would only steam them and serve with a little butter – not exactly what a young child would like.

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