Eat Your Greens

Ryerson Market Spotlight Vendor: Earth + City

Ryerson Market Spotlight Vendor: Earth + City

Looking for those gluten free and vegan options at the market? Earth + City will satisfy your needs! Started in 2010, through an interest in regionally inspired healthy food, all  Earth + City products are vegan, gluten free and plant based, made in conjunction with the Ontario growing season. They focus on seasonal availability and […]

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What’s in Season: Zucchini

It’s the height of summer! Zucchini is now in season and available at the peak of freshness. You can find an abundance of Ontario zucchinis in your local grocery store or at the Farmers’ Market! AND in your next campus meal at POD60 and the ILLC! Did you know? Zucchini comes from a larger family of […]

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What’s in Season: Lettuce

Ontario farms are bursting with beautiful produce! Starting this week in POD60 and the ILLC, look for fresh salads made with greens from both Rye’s HomeGrown and The New Farm. The poster below features wee leaves of lovely Red Oak Lettuce! Ain’t it gorgeous? And did you know these fun facts about lettuce? Paintings of Lettuce […]

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What’s in Season: The New Farm Salad Greens

Joshna got a very exciting text message on Monday morning from farmers Brent and Gil – they were harvesting their first batch of delicious salad greens, and would Ryerson like them? Umm… yeah! The New Farm is a certified organic farm located in the Niagara escarpment, just west of Creemore. They make salad greens that are what Joshna calls dreamy…  So far […]

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New Seasonal Spring Salads

Happy Monday! In celebration of Local Food Week, Ryerson Eats is inviting you to go local with us! We are excited to present a roaster of new seasonal menu items full of beautiful Ontario ingredients in POD60. Look for them this week and all spring and summer long! And we’re starting with the spring’s first asparagus! Today we have […]

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Let’s take a look back!

This past winter semester has been a blast!  Here’s a look back at some of the fun stuff we’ve done!  Be sure to look for our newsletters in your cafeterias at the end of the Fall and Winter terms.  

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Microgreens on Ryerson plates!

Winter be back (for at least a day or so), but Rye’s HomeGrown is moving full steam ahead with summer production of food on campus! Here’s a lovely handful of microgreens the team will be growing for catering and conference services all summer long. Not only will they make a colourful garnish, they are delicious […]

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Wheatgrass a-growin!

Spring is finally here! This means that the Rye’s HomeGrown team has started their production for the year. We spent this week planning out crops and ordering seeds and equipment. Even though summer weather is a bit far away, things are already growing! Check out these trays and trays of wheatgrass growing in the Architecture Building! Like […]

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Name Your Greens Contest – Winners!

Wow. We are impressed. In light of our St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, we wanted to focus on greens leading up to the holiday. You may have seen some of our Irish Menu features and enjoyed our St. Patrick’s Day meal! But what we weren’t sure of is whether or not the Ryerson campus would go for our […]

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