I believe in supporting our local farming communities. We should be buying all the local fruits and vegetables that we can.
- 50 Best Plants on the Planet, by Cathy Thomas, Chronicle Books, 352 pages, $34.95
Organizers of Surrey International Marathon will officially kick off the 16-week countdown to the second annual event with a free, family event at Central City Plaza Friday, June 21.
Three years ago, I was seized with the desire to juice. Juice is healthy and delicious. I believed that juicing would allow me to take in precious vitamins and minerals without the hassle of eating veggies all day. In reality, juicing is hard, tedious work. While it's amusingly noisy, using a juicer imposes the drudgery of cleaning that juicer. After two close encounters with bits of trapped pulp, away my juicer went to the Salvation Army. Hopefully, a more intrepid soul now has it and loves it.
The next Thursday Artist Talk event at Surrey Art Gallery will feature Edit Albert, a New Westminster-based sugar artist with tales of confectionery creations.
When she had her first child about three years ago, she felt there weren't a lot of healthy options in the baby food aisle, so she decided to make her own baby food, and made much of the food her daughter Poppy ate.
Children registered to attend day camps this summer will need fuel to participate in the many athletic, educational and creative activities on tap.
Dietary fibre used to be something we thought only our grandparents needed to help them stay "regular."
THE Move More on the Shore program, Table Matters food security network, and two individuals - Heera Chung and Eun-gyung Lim - were recipients of 2013 Healthy Community Hero Awards, presented by representatives of the Active North Shore Network at Saturday's Lonsdale Spring Celebration.
Call for Board Members: Living Systems Counselling has immediate openings for volunteer board members who have an interest in Bowen Family Systems theory and who would like to contribute to their mission by lending expertise with fundraising, marketing, grant writing or other areas. Meetings are held every third week of the month for approximately two hours. Living Systems is a provider of counselling, training, education and research based on Bowen Family Systems theory. Info: Mark Smith, marksmith1@ shaw.ca, 604-720-5889 or livingsystems.ca.
Thanks to finicky eating habits and limited choices, many children are not getting the vitamins and minerals they need to grow up healthy.
Christy Clark isn't the only politician to address the needs of Royal Columbian Hospital during the 2013 provincial election campaign.
Whenever I tell people that I do very little aerobic activity to keep my weight down, they always seem a little baffled.
On Saturday, May 4 at 10 a.m., the doctors of Vancouver are inviting everyone to join them for a fun and easy one-to-two kilometre Walk With Your Doc around Kitsilano Beach.
Re: "These foods are cause for alarm," letter to the editor, Wednesday, April 10.
IT'S 4: 20 p.m. on 4/20 in Whistler and the aroma wafting through the village is unmistakeable: Axe body spray with just a hint of beef jerky. It smells like a high school locker room, which is probably why my 15-year-old son Ryan doesn't seem to notice. Either that or he's carrying too much Axe and beef jerky to notice.
Langley Township is starting the MEND program and wants residents to sign up their kids.
The New Westminster Rotary Club is teaming up with the Cliff Block in New Westminster to serve nutritious meals to Lookout Emergency Aid Society clients and tenants.
From today (Friday, April 19) through May 9, Real Canadian Superstore, No Frills and Extra Foods locations in Coquitlam are holding their annual spring Extra Helping Food Drive.