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Cozy Mushroom Soup

Cozy Mushroom Soup

By Lianne Lessard Fall has been lovely this year, crisp air, colourful leaves and bright and beautiful sunlight. Autumn ismushroom season and foraging for mushrooms is quite a popular hobby for many people here in NovaScotia. There are plenty of varieties to...

CTV Fields to Forks: Taste of Tradition

CTV Fields to Forks: Taste of Tradition

Cover Photograph by Carolina Andrade for Beside Magazine 2020 Yesterday CTV did an awesome segment featuring Dorcas Nkobwa and Imelde Nduwimana, and their urban gardens! Both have been gardening at Woodside for five years, growing a variety of food from home through...

No Fuss Butternut Squash Soup

By Lianne Lessard When I used to work at a farmer's market, one of the greatest life hacks I ever received from a customer was howto roast squash in the oven. It was a simple hack, barely a sentence long but it changed my life forever. It was this:"When you're...

Quick Pickles

Quick Pickles

By Lianne Lessard Have you ever read the famous cook book by Samin Nosrat, 'Salt Fat Acid Heat'? It's an incredibly helpfulbook to keep in your kitchen that outlines the building blocks of a great meal. When it comes to the acidpart of this equation there are many...

Silky Zucchini Soup

Silky Zucchini Soup

By Lianne Lessard Although we are weeks past 'Leave a Zucchini Onto your Neighbor's Porch Day', we are stillmeeting an abundance of summer squash that needs processing, eating and enjoying. By theway 'Leave a Zucchini Onto your Neighbor's Porch Day' is a yearly...

Common Roots BiHi is Hiring!

Common Roots BiHi is Hiring!

Common Roots BiHi is hiring a Community Outreach Coordinator One Position: Community Outreach Coordinator Organization: Common Roots Urban Farm BiHi  Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia Eligibility: this position is funded through the Job Creation Partnership...

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