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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. As an avid supporter of the Food Bank, I decided to grow two plots of salad food at the Carleton Place community gardens (St. … Continue reading How Does Your Garden Grow?
"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. Mix and match the ingredients to get a different meal each time! Think about what ingredients you would like to add and how they … Continue reading Kitchen Scraps Casserole
Wow. What amazing Olympic Games we had. And how proud are we of our 221 athletes?! We were well represented, and we walked away with fistfuls of hardware, including 10 gold. With Sochi behind us, we look forward to February 28th, which is not just the last day of the month, but also Yukon Heritage … Continue reading Food Bank Recipes: Canadian Gold Edition
On Tasty Tuesday, we highlight tasty, nutritious, easy-to-put-together recipes using ingredients typically found in a food basket or cheaply available at the store. Today we provide an unfussy, super-tasty recipe for a bean salad. Between the beans and the hard-boiled eggs in the salad, you have a great source of protein for a light meal. … Continue reading Food Bank Recipes: Canned Beans
Though you need an oven to make this dish, it makes a lot of food that can feed a family or get portioned and frozen to make several meals. Filling and yummy, this is a super simple recipe that should please everyone, and would be easy to adapt for gluten sensitivities, vegetarians, restricted salt or … Continue reading Food Bank Recipes: Extra Easy Casserole