Tag: Urban Agriculture

Cold frame gardening in Edmonton

Cold frame gardening in Edmonton

The earth is damp and aromatic with the rich scent of early spring. The day is unseasonably (unreasonably) warm—11 degrees at the very beginning of March—and that warmth is predicted to hold steady through the next week at least; it could very well be the 

Edmonton’s 2014 Food Year in Review & Predictions for 2015

Edmonton’s 2014 Food Year in Review & Predictions for 2015

You’ve seen enough annual year in review lists; here’s one more. I put together a collection of food trends over the past year, concentrated on local Edmonton stuff but with an eye to the greater food world. There’s also some predictions for this new year: 

Edible Insects

Edible Insects

I was psyched; I was ready; I actually wanted to eat this cricket. So reads the first line of an article I wrote about edible insects for Vue. I want you to imagine eating a cricket, or a mealworm, or a beetle grub: I know 

How do you like them apples?

How do you like them apples?

Operation Fruit Rescue Edmonton is doing good things around town. The group, which started in 2009, has rescued countless pounds of fruit over the past five years. But there is so much more that could be saved – they need your help! I profiled OFRE