The Great Veggie Grow-Off

The “Great Veggie Grow-off” cultivates stronger communities through friendly competition.

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How Does Your Garden Grow?

On May 1st, the Great Veggie Grow Off was launched as a friendly competition among Almonte, Carleton Place and Beckwith community gardens to grow food for the Lanark County Food Bank. Continue reading How Does Your Garden Grow?

Kitchen Scraps Casserole

kitchen scraps casserole

“Casserole” generally describes a dish cooked in one pot or dish – the fewer dishes the better! This recipe includes foods that you likely have on hand to make a quick, nutritious, delicious and low-cost meal.

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Digging up Gardening Supplies on the Cheap.

It’s that time of year. If you’re lucky enough to have a little dirt to dig in, and the inclination to do so, maybe you’ve already tilled the soil and sprouted your seeds. Unfortunately, they don’t give gardening supplies away, but that doesn’t mean you have to miss out altogether. What is a budget gardener to do? Continue reading Digging up Gardening Supplies on the Cheap.

The Privilege of Choice: Are Healthy Meals Accessible to Low-Income Earners?

healthy vs unhealthy food

Occasionally, we will bring in a guest author to offer another perspective on important topics like stretching your budget, food security, issues of poverty, recipes, and more. Today, Rina shares her thoughts on food security and the realities of perceived choice in procuring and preparing healthy food.
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A Country Girl’s Guide to Feeding a Family

Today, Lanark County Food Bank presents its first guest post! Occasionally, we will bring in someone to offer another perspective on important topics like stretching your budget, food security, issues of poverty, recipes, and more. Without further ado…. Continue reading A Country Girl’s Guide to Feeding a Family