Share the Love of Canadian Food and Win!
Jul27

Share the Love of Canadian Food and Win!

ENTER for a chance to win one (1) of ten (10) fabulous Stand Mixers  from KitchenAid Canada. Are you proud of Canadian food? On August 1st we want to hear about it! 1. Share your love of Canadian ingredients on Twitter, Instagram or the Food Day Canada Facebook page with the hashtag #FoodDayCanada 2. Make it a photo or photos, a poem, a video, or your media of choice to sing the praises of Canadian-grown produce, meats, drinks and...

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Canada’s Original Cooking Vessel
Jun21

Canada’s Original Cooking Vessel

Bentwood box cooking, as was found among the First Nations of coastal British Columbia, is Canada’s only indigenous cooking method.  From pre-history the boxes, skilfully made with planks of red cedar, were used for family meals or the most elaborate feasts.  Often ornately decorated and of many various sizes, they also were used for storage and even, at times, for burial. In northwest culture, the red cedar was a revered tree, often...

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Bannock and Canada’s First Peoples
Jun20

Bannock and Canada’s First Peoples

With interest growing in the foods of Canada’s First Nations, let author Alison Bell guide you through her indepth research on the topic. “The term bannock stems from the Old English bannuc, meaning a morsel, and in many dictionaries it is defined as ‘traditionally Scottish’.  While a search for information about Scottish bannock is somewhat fruitless, a plethora of information is available on the bannock which is...

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Shining a Light on Canadian Cuisine
Jan29

Shining a Light on Canadian Cuisine

Outside of August, this is the most exciting time of year for Food Day Canada.  It is just such fun! And once again, with the 2019 menus, the bar has been raised by the chefs of Canada in the annual University of Guelph Good Food Innovation Awards. The calibre of this year’s offerings was absolutely outstanding!  The depth and breath of our chefs’ commitment to the producers and processors of Canada was the finest ever. ...

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Best of CAMA 2019
Nov24

Best of CAMA 2019

In the words of Christina FitzGibbon, the Past President of Ontario’s CAMA (Canadian Agri-Marketing Association), the Gala Awards dinner was an “opportunity to applaud our industry and its shining professionals.”  For Food Day Canada, even being shortlisted in a field of over 300 agricultural-focused entries was a serious honour.  But to be selected to receive two awards by some of the country’s most involved...

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