go local: What’s In Season, Ontario?

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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Ryerson Market Spotlight Vendor: PV Farms

Ryerson Market Spotlight Vendor: PV Farms

It is well known that the Ryerson Farmer’s Market has some of the best prepared food in the city, but let us not forget who harvested the food: farmers! Meet Paul one of the Farmers who sells his produce at the Ryerson’s Farmers Market. Paul has been in the farming industry for 10 years. All […]

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What’s in Season: Strawberries

What’s in Season: Strawberries

“If there were wild strawberries in Eden, and there must have been, Adam was a fool as well as a sinner to taste any other fruit.” Hal Borland – Journalist One of the most anticipated eats of the summer are strawberries! They are a worldwide favorite, and grown in every province in Canada. Aboriginal communities […]

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What’s in Season: Asparagus

What’s in Season: Asparagus

“You needn’t tell me that a man [or woman] who doesn’t love oysters and asparagus and good wines has got a soul, or a stomach either. He’s [or she] simply got the instinct for being unhappy.” Writer Hector Hugh Munro (1870-1916)   Happy Spring, friends! Asparagus comes from the Lily family (liliceae) along with the […]

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What’s in Season: Mushrooms

What’s in Season: Mushrooms

With winter winding down and spring sprouting up the path, we find ourselves in that very grey period where we are so close to local fresh produce but we still have some winter stores to get through. With that, we are going to celebrate one of our final season-less foods, mushrooms! (They can sometimes be a […]

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What’s in Season: Dairy

What’s in Season: Dairy

As we all begin to feel  the chill of winter down our spines, it is hard to believe that anything can be in season right now. However, we must remember that some foods are in season all year long! This month we are celebrating the non-seasonality of dairy foods! Ontario dairy products like milk, cheese, yoghurt and more […]

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What’s in Season: Squash

What’s in Season: Squash

Even though the days are shorter and the skies are bleaker, Ontario still has so many gorgeous veggies for you to enjoy. The hearty, and delicious comfort of squash is exactly what we need to fill our bellies on the long winter days that are coming our way. Our next featured family is winter squash! Some varieties like […]

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Thank you for coming to our first #golocal Community Meal!

Thank you for coming to our first #golocal Community Meal!

Ryerson! We hear you loud and clear! After Wednesday’s go local Community Meal, we know how much our campus community loves and supports local Ontario food! The day brought folks from around campus to gather and relish in the simple (but significant) pleasures of life: good food and good company. Our chefs put together a simple and affordable meal that […]

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Guest Blogger, Amanda Freeman: From Garden to Market

Guest Blogger, Amanda Freeman: From Garden to Market

By Ryerson Eats Guest Blogger: Amanda Freeman, MHSc (c) Nutrition Communication As someone who regularly goes to farmer’s markets, I get excited when it is finally time to pack my shopping bags and head down to the market. There are always new and exciting things being offered, whether it be a new stall selling coffee […]

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What’s in Season: Stone Fruit

What’s in Season: Stone Fruit

We’ve reached the latter half of summer friends but do not fret, nature has rewarded us with the most delectable treat…stone fruit! For this week’s go local What’s in season feature we are practicing our best over the sink bites in preparation for drupes, considered any thin-skinned fruit with soft, juicy flesh and a hard pit or seed in the middle! The […]

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