Shift - NB | May 17, 2012 | 7:56

Slow Food Movement Arrives in NB

It's the opposite of fast food, and Diane Savoie is so interested in well-made, local food that she's one of the founders of New Brunswick's first Slow Food convivium! It's a bit like a chapter of the international slow food movement begun in Italy in 1986. Diane Savoie is our guest this week on Homegrown.

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Shift - NB Munching on spruce trees Jun 24, 2015 | 8:35Wild edibles expert Greg Osowski says there are a few parts of a spruce tree you can eat, but the best are the spruce buds in the spring.
Shift - NB - St. Andrews Farmers' MarketJun 26, 2015 | 6:10Shift - NB St. Andrews Farmers' Market Audio
Shift - NB St. Andrews Farmers' Market Jun 26, 2015 | 6:10Alan Gillis continues his look at farmers' markets in the province with a stop in St. Andrews, a market that takes place on Thursdays.
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Shift - NB The Farmers Truck Jul 2, 2015 | 7:58A mobile farmers' market is launching in Moncton. Co-founder Fred Laforge says the truck will be stocked with local veggies, milk, meat and a lot more.
Shift - NB - 4 more orphaned bear cubsJun 30, 2015 | 8:55Shift - NB 4 more orphaned bear cubs Audio
Shift - NB 4 more orphaned bear cubs Jun 30, 2015 | 8:55Pam Novak talks about the 6 cubs now being raised at the Atlantic Wildlife Institute, plus getting an injured peregrine falcon back to its nest.
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Shift - NB An edible forest in your own backyard Jun 25, 2015 | 8:38Estelle Drisdelle of Community Forests International has written a booklet to help people create their own edible landscapes.
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Shift - NB - Hiking around St. AndrewsJun 25, 2015 | 8:21Shift - NB Hiking around St. Andrews Audio
Shift - NB Hiking around St. Andrews Jun 25, 2015 | 8:21James Donald of Hiking NB is talking trails on Shift this summer, and he's starting in St. Andrews.
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Shift - NB - Wrightman Alpines moves to St. AndrewsNov 13, 2014 | 8:05Shift - NB Wrightman Alpines moves to St. Andrews Audio
Shift - NB Wrightman Alpines moves to St. Andrews Nov 13, 2014 | 8:05Harvey Wrightman has been growing alpine plants for rock gardens for 30 years. He recently moved his nursery from Ontario to St Andrews, New Brunswick!
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