It’s St. Patrick’s Day! And we all know that you don’t have to be Irish to celebrate the ancient feast day of the patron saint of the Emerald Isle. But if you want to do it right, be prepared to pass up ‘fancy’ and complicated in favour of simple, wholesome and traditional. And have a beer…

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We’ve already looked at the new drive by certain socially-responsible organizations to save ‘ugly food’ from the the scrap heap and feed the hungry. Now, it’s time to spotlight a campaign to get ‘expired’ foods back on the shelf. The key is understanding exactly what ‘expired’ means…

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It’s time to not only start thinking about your 2016 herb and vegetable garden – it’s time to start doing something about it! If you put in some seeds now, you’ll be ready to plant as soon as the ground is ready to receive your plants. And you’ll save a lot of money over buying nursery-grown plants, too!

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It’s true! Beef prices in Canada are set to drop significantly after two years of painful increases. But the news is not all good. For one thing, it may take months for lower prices to filter down to consumers. The question is, is that fair? Or is it a cash grab by the giant meat processors?