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Home Grown: May 2012 Archives

All Local Wedding Feast!

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

localwedding.jpgWhen Levi and Kim Lawrence got married last weekend, they pretty much knew they had to go local. Levi is the entrepreneur behind Real Food Connections in Fredericton and, it's fair to say, a kingpin of the buy local network in the province. The newlyweds explain how they made it happen!

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Slow Food Movement Arrives in NB

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

slow.jpgIt'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 similar to 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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Brighton Botanicals has Asparagus, and Nettle!

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

botanicals.jpgWe knew it was time to check back in with Pam Trenholm of Brighton Botanicals when we got an email from her this week, bragging about her asparagus patch! She's already enjoying fresh asparagus at her farm near Hartland ... and she's hoping to turn people on to the wonders of nettle!

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