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Laurica Farm: Escape from Suburbia

There’s No Business Like Farm Business By Cathy Finley, Laurica Farm, Langley BC What happens when a young family gets sick of suburbia and starts to feels disenchanted with the food industry? Well, they start to restructure their lives to be closer to nature, and be a part of that …

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A recipe for using the “gross” bits by Cathy Finley of Laurica Farm Organ meat is the most nutritious part of the animal but not always appetizing in our modern diet. But when you purchase a whole animal, you have to be creative and use every part to get the …

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Sweet Chili Ginger Chicken Recipe

Sweet Chili Ginger Chicken shared from The Local Harvest Market 1/4 cup honey Knob of minced ginger (2 Tbsp.) 1 tsp. crushed chili flakes 1 clove minced garlic 4 chicken breasts Olive oil In a large pan heat up about 2 Tbsp. olive oil, add chicken breasts and cook until …

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Gourmet Barbecue Chicken Burger

Recipe courtesy of Neufeld Farms Market. Read MORE about Neufeld Farms Market Ingredients: 4 chicken breasts (boneless, skinless) 4 slices Swiss cheese 8 slices garlic cheese artisan bread or 4 brioche buns Stonewall Garlic Aioli (our favourite!) or mayonnaise Lettuce & tomato slices to garnish Sweet & Saucy BBQ Sauce …

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Our Passion, Your Market: Joy of Farming, Joy of Family, Joy of Sharing

By Audrey Neufeld, Neufeld Farms Market For some people, it’s the wind in their hair; for others, it’s the thrill of jumping from a plane; but for Dan and me, pure joy is found in the dirt between our toes. Our family has been blessed to call our land both our …

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25 Ways to Use Lavender

Lavender is a crop gaining in popularity in BC. The variety of species and uses in a myriad of products are encouraging to growers looking to find markets for the fragrant herb. READ MORE in this article by Ronda Payne, “Stop and Smell the Lavender”. 25 WAYS TO USE LAVENDER Make a …

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The Art of Living Beautifully: Tanglebank Gardens & Brambles Bistro

We read a lot about passion these days. It’s said that passion should be the driving force behind what we do for a living if we want to achieve true work/life balance. We’ve certainly found that to be true. We’ve also learned that, in many ways, the process of running …

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Sweet Potato Hash with Mango Red Pepper Pico De Gallo

Recipe for Sweet Potato Hash with Mango Red Pepper Pico De Gallo (serves 4) Yam/Potato Hash 2 medium-sized yams, peeled 2 medium-sized red potatoes, peeled 1 red onion, peeled and julienned 2 eggs whole Method for Hash Shred peeled yams and potatoes in food processor or grate into a mixing bowl. …

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