2nd Annual Dinner at the Farm | Introducing Chef Jesus Gomez

Chef Jesus Gomez, FoodShare As a leader in modelling healthy school food, Jesus approaches his work with great care, mentoring new generations of chefs that find their way to his kitchen through student placements, workplace partnerships, and volunteer postings. Anyone who has the pleasure to collaborate with Jesus comes away...

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2nd Annual Dinner at the Farm | Introducing Event Sponsor Michelle’s RawFoodz

Michelle’s RawFoodz Michelle’s RawFoodz is a line of organic, non-GMO, plant-based salad dressings, dips, and sauces that add incredible flavour to your plate. Our deep love for plants, and our belief that eating more of them just makes sense, led us to create recipes using the highest quality ingredients. Never...

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Harvest Share Sneak Peek: Kakai Pumpkins

A very special treat is coming your way this fall – a BCCF x ChocoSol collab featuring heirloom Kakai pumpkins! 2018 will be the first season that we grow pumpkins at the farm. These heirloom pumpkins produce uniquely rich tasting and hull-less seeds. We are growing them in partnership with a...

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Harvest Share Sneak Peek: “French Heritage” Tomatoes

The French Heritage tomato collection promises to deliver the beauty and flavour of heirlooms with the vigour of hybrid varieties. Coming to the Harvest Share soon! The tomato is native to western South America, not Italy, as you might have thought based on their importance in Italian cuisine.  When they were...

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Harvest Share Sneak Peek: “Orient Express” Asian Eggplant

How many of these eggplant facts did you already know? Native to Asia, the eggplant is in the same family as the tomato, pepper, and potato: the nightshade family, or Solanaceae.  It can come in many colours including purple, black, white, yellow, and pink. Eggplant is used in the cuisines...

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