Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day Most countries around the world commemorate their mothers on a special day. The second Sunday in May is the day set aside for Canadians to honour their mothers with the celebration of Mother’s Day.  We were curious about how this day started,...

Come Dine With Me – Gourmet Edition

Come Dine With Me – Gourmet Edition What began as a group of friends cooking together remotely during the pandemic has turned into one of our favourite blog topics. The premise is simple: create a three-course menu that features Ambrosia apples in each dish....

Meet the Farmers – Shane Wytke

Meet the Farmers – Shane Wytke   In this blog series, we’ve been catching up with the orchardists whose stories are featured on our website. This month, we connected with Shane Witzke, who we last visited in September 2019. You can see that video here:...

Ramadan Fasting

Ramadan Fasting It’s almost Ramadan, the holy month when close to two billion Muslims all over the world fast from dawn until dusk.  The act of fasting is to remind Muslims of the less fortunate and to reinforce the need to be thankful. As one of the five...

April Fools: Ambrosia Apples and Brain Health

April Fools: Ambrosia Apples and Brain Health Though its origin is not known for certain, April Fools’ Day has been celebrated for centuries. Traditions include playing hoaxes or practical jokes on others, and yelling “April Fools!” at the end of the prank. In modern...