What does farm-to-table eating mean? Farm to table is prioritizing where your food is grown and making sure items are sourced directly from local farms – or in this case, your backyard! If you have ever grown your own potatoes, onions, garlic, zucchini, carrots, or other vegetables, you know that it is much more economical than purchasing at the grocery

Whether you've just harvested some of your own garlic from your garden, or picked some up at your local grocery store, garlic can't be beaten when it comes to elevating your next meal! Many of my favourite recipes include lots and lots of garlic. But what about garlic breath? Irrelevant, I say! Your taste buds will thank you once you

Ever notice the curly pig-tailed-shaped stem that tops hard-neck garlic plants? It’s called a scape, and it appears about a month or so before it’s time to harvest those robust bulbs below. Garlic scapes are soft, lime green, and leafless, and at the end of each of them is a tightly closed flower bud. If you leave the scape on

It’s always fun to try something new in the garden, especially garlic! You can taste-test it in so many dishes, bread, spreads, and dressings. Check out this sampling of gourmet garlic varieties, Russian Red Garlic, Metechi Garlic, and Spanish Roja Garlic, best suited for growing in Canadian winter climates.   Russian Red Garlic Russian Red Garlic is a northwestern heirloom variety brought to North