Food

Published On: November 25, 2019
A new report highlights the many negative impacts of unhealthy eating. So how can we help the next generation make the right calls about food?
Published On: October 31, 2019
OPINION: This Halloween, thousands of these inoffensive chocolate bars will be handed out to children across the country. Here’s why they’re a part of our heritage.  
Published On: October 01, 2019
OPINION: A recent ad campaign suggests that we’re too busy hustling to cook. But we’re not busy — we’re overworked and underpaid, and easy access to unhealthy food won’t fix that.  
Published On: September 23, 2019
Ten years ago, most farmers still didn’t believe in global warming. Cattle rancher Bryan Gilvesy, CEO of the non-profit Alternative Land Use Services, has been helping them face up to reality.
Published On: September 05, 2019
Many city dwellers toy with the idea of getting away from it all by moving to the country and starting a farm. TVO.org speaks with one former Ontario urbanite who did just that.
Published On: August 30, 2019
ANALYSIS: The Progressive Conservatives have finalized regulations for the aquaculture industry. Here’s why farmers are happy — and why the province could soon be home to millions more fish.
Published On: August 28, 2019
The number of provincially licensed abattoirs is in decline. Critics say that hurts farmers and the local-food movement — and they’re calling on the government to act.  
Published On: August 26, 2019
Nam Kiwanuka talks to Marion Nestle about her eye-opening book, "Unsavory Truth: How Food Companies Skew the Science of What We Eat."
Published On: August 26, 2019
The Agenda in the Summer’s Nam Kiwanuka talks with nutrition expert Marion Nestle about how consumers can make informed decisions about food when so much of the science is mostly spin.  
Published On: August 13, 2019
OPINION: Probably not. But the rising trend does say a lot about capitalism, hopelessness, priorities — and how we eat now.
Published On: August 01, 2019
OPINION: I’ve measured temperatures as high as 58 C near restaurant stoves — but it can get pretty hot in the backyard, too. Follow these steps to beat the heat when you’re at the grill
Published On: July 16, 2019
OPINION: No reservations. No cheques. No pressure. There’s nothing better than working hard while taking it easy.
Published On: July 03, 2019
You’ll never be a perfectly virtuous consumer. But that doesn’t mean you should stop trying.    
Published On: June 27, 2019
On the outskirts of Cambridge, Andrew Judge and a group of volunteers have established a garden to produce food — and insights into Indigenous teachings.
Published On: June 19, 2019
The Agenda discusses the popularity of plant-based meats and evaluates their nutritional value.
Published On: June 19, 2019
Residents in the east end of the city have no local grocery store — and the only commercially zoned property there sits vacant. So how do you fix a food desert?  
Published On: June 19, 2019
OPINION: Chicken-less fingers. Vegan sausages. Beyond Meat burgers. Canadians are embracing plant-based proteins — and meat-producing companies need to seize the opportunity.  
Published On: June 18, 2019
OPINION: A typical 50-seat cocktail bar fills two compost bins with lime husks every day. If we’re serious about cracking down on food waste, we should follow this pop-up’s lead and start putting them to good use.