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pdfLocal Beet of the week featuring: Volunteers Needed & Evan's Home Building Centre gift certificates up for grabs

pdfLocal Beet of the week featuring: Fundraising update & Seedling Swap this Saturday!

pdfThe Local Beet May 13 2016

NR Boreal Winery to celebrate new Ontario Liquor Laws April 29 11am

 

pdfDare2Dream Alpaca Farm & Sandy Loam Produce

 

Annual_General_Meeting& Apr 22 Local Beet.pdf

pdf2016_NOAFEM_NR_Announcing_2016_Board_of_Directors_Meet_some__see_them_in_action.pdf

 

pdfFarm and Food Care March E-News

 

 
 

Member Food Policy Discussion Series

Join us for our third and final meeting to discuss Eat Local Sudbury's purchasing policies. Have a say in your store!


Wednesday March 16, 5:00-6:30pm
reThink Green, 176 Larch Street

Conventionally Grown vs. Organic Food

Should we always prioritize Organic over Conventionally grown food? How does that impact local vs. imported selections?


Please RSVP by Tuesday March 15 at 9am to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and indicate if you will need to telecommute or if you will be attending in person. We strongly encourage all members to participate. You can also send comments on the above topic to the same email address for inclusion in the discussion.

 
Cook Local Sudbury



Share your experiences of delicious local food THIS SATURDAY through pictures and videos using the hashtag #cooklocalsudbury. You can also join in the fun by cooking with local products at home and sharing your recipes.

For participating restaurants click HERE
 
SAVE THE DATE!!

Fifth Annual Seedling Swap and Sale
Saturday May 28th 9:30-3:00 @ YMCA


Local gardeners and green thumbs can bring their seedlings to swap for an equal number of donated seedlings or you can choose to purchase donated seedlings for a suggested $1-$2. All proceeds go towards Eat Local Sudbury Co-operative.

More information HERE

 

FEATURES THIS WEEK:

Sweet Bell Peppers         
$3.99/lb
Sweet Potatoes               
$2.75/lb
Organic Black Radish  2lb
$3.89
Organic Kiwi 1lb               
$3.49
Spinach 1/2lb                  
$5.99
Onion Sprouts                  
$3.89
 
 

 
 

Recipe of the Week


Black Radish

The Guide to Your Radish Soulmate

There Are Many Ways to Slice - and Enjoy - a Black Radish

Three Ways to Cook One Tough Radish

 
 
 

Up-Coming Events

West Nipissing Agricultural Symposium

 


 

March 16-1, 2016
219 O'Hara Street
Sturgeon Falls


Farming in the Northeast: what grows? Learn from industry experts and experienced farmers, network, and find out more about best practices.

Sessions include: new crops, meat marketing, value-added products, soil health, organic certification, funding opportunities, and more!

Check out more
 

 

In the News



Canada is Warming Up to Ugly Vegetables

Once upon a time, we fresh food connoisseurs were taught that the best way to purchase a melon was to first give it a good squeeze, making sure it wasn’t too hard and not too soft. Apples were best bought bruise-less, and peppers and tomatoes ought to be shining bright and blemish-free.

Well, times have changed. No longer is pristine produce the desire of the conscious consumer, but rather imperfect vegetables and fruit have become all the rage.

Read more HERE

 
Spring Cleaning Book Swap & Sale

Are some of your cookbooks not getting any love? Kick start your spring cleaning by clearing those bookshelves!

Join us on Sunday March 20 10am-4pm to drop-off, donate, or take home any and all food-related books/magazines that you are ready to part with: from cookbooks to foodie memoirs, to cooking reference books and anything in between. See our event page!

Enjoy hot drinks and cheese samples from Fromagerie Kapuskoise.



Those who want to donate food books in advance can do so any time up to the event at the store.
 
2016 Community Supported Agriculture Shares



Our CSA shares are selling fast! Visit us in store to sign a CSA membership agreement and pre-pay for your share of local fruits and veggies.

For more information click HERE
 

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