organic food

Edmonton's Eco-est Coffee

I love good coffee. There are few finer things in life than a delicious cup of Joe first thing in the morning. The problem is, Edmonton is 4000 km away from the nearest coffee producing nation. There is a significant environmental cost to drinking coffee.

Luckily, Earth's General Store (EGS) roasts organic fair trade coffee right here on Whyte Avenue.

What makes their coffee the eco-est?  read more... »

Local, Organic, Delicious, etc. (Recipe Included)

Roasted Garlic Tomato Soup

Roasted Garlic Tomato Soup: Roasted Garlic Tomato Soup

One of the most significant things we can do to reduce our carbon footprint is to alter our diet.

It takes a lot of diesel fuel to get the cheap fruits and vegetables produced by industrialized farming from the fields of California and Mexico to our dinner tables. This is especially true in a relatively remote city like Edmonton.  read more... »