The Food Roundup provides you with the latest headlines and happenings related to food and agriculture in the Edmonton region.
Published every Tuesday
The latest on food in Edmonton. Oonnie, a website that aims to assist consumers who are looking for more convenient ways to shop locally, is set to officially launch on June 25, bringing to life the vision of a Métis entrepreneur who has spent the past 13 years in the commercial construction business.Read this edition
The latest on food in Edmonton. The intersection of good deeds and good food (and drink) seems to be a pattern in the past week's news: CBC's Our Edmonton paid a visit to Lady Flower Gardens, a community garden created by Doug Visser in honour of his late wife, which neighbour Kelly Mills developed into a place where clients of The Mustard Seed, Boyle Street Community Services, and Alberta Health Services get an opportunity to work the land and heal. I grew up as a farmer thinking it was work, and when people came and actually enjoyed working with the soil and pulling weeds and picking vegetables, that's what affected me, Visser said.Read this edition
While Alberta is grappling with the destructive threat of a growing population of feral wild boar and fears they could soon invade urban areas, there are farmers in the Edmonton area and elsewhere in the province who are still raising them.
Oonnie, a website that aims to assist consumers who are looking for more convenient ways to shop locally, is set to officially launch on June 25, bringing to life the vision of a Métis entrepreneur who has spent the past 13 years in the commercial construction business.
Longtime Ethiopian restaurant Langano Skies will host its last meal on June 19. After more than 18 years in business, owners Paul and Amsale Sumamo have decided it's time to close this chapter in their lives.
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