Category Archives: 100 mile diet

Rendering Lard- Pasture Raised Heritage Pork Fat

My computer binged and it was a friend of mine.. would you like a couple bags of Freshly done but now frozen of Pasture raised heritage organic pork fat. I was like ok, two bags, maybe three? Well her one … Continue reading

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Broad Bean or Fava Bean Harvest 2017

These guys were planted at the same time as the peas when the soil can just be started to be worked early spring and unlike the peas which have struggled this year, they all came up. They were in a … Continue reading

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Dried Red Current Pulp for Tea’s and Baking

The color and flavour on this years Red currents are outstanding.. I do love the Steam Juicer but I can not waste the pulp left over.. Thankfully my big nine tray dryer is on the job..  its a bit of … Continue reading

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CHC Canada 150 Food Blog Challange -Spring Green’s Burger Recipe

When the Challenge this month for the CHC Canada 150 Food Blog Challenge 2017 was the fresh foods of spring.  I knew that other folks minds would go to asparagus or rhubarb as those are the first foods of spring … Continue reading

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Interesting Read on a “different way” to look at northern food Security

http://nftinwt.com/the-obsession-with-hydroponics-and-indoor-growing-damages-northern-food-security/ “Our purpose at the Northern Farm Training Institute (NFTI) is to restore food independence and food security to people and communities in Canada’s North. So we are disappointed when we see resources spent in the name of food security … Continue reading

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Support Local- Fresh Maple Syrup

While the local maple syrup season was a challenge and without a doubt one of the poorest I have had on the farm. Just up the road from me is a different zone and while he had a very short … Continue reading

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Salt Cured Dried Perch Fish Eggs -Seasoning

With a bit of planning and some luck (because lets face it fishing is always a bit of luck) the perch were biting last weekend and as I asked all my fishing friends, if you catch a girl with eggs, … Continue reading

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Canada 150 Food Blog Challange “Char Patties”

The Jan topic is fish and seafood, and my mind jumped to my time living in Iqaluit, Nunavut and being able to buy locally caught Char along with many other kinds of freshly caught seafood and wild game at the … Continue reading

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Skirret, Apple, Cheese Tart Recipe

I only had a little bit of skirret left after we devoured it out of the pan, hot from the oven LOL. I decided to make a Roast Skirret, Apple and Cheese Huge Tart I made a small batch of … Continue reading

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Apple Sauce Cake Recipe

Unprocessed apple Sauce spiced Cake 1/4th pork lard 1/2 cup honey 3/4 cup apple sauce 2 large eggs 1 tbsp. of molasses 1/2 cup whole milk (sheep in my case) 1 cup raisins 2 cups whole wheat flour 1/2 tsp … Continue reading

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