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Farm Field Trip – This Wednesday!

This Wednesday we are headed out to the farm! Ryerson Eats is headed to Creemore to meet the farmers and see the organic farm where our salad greens are grown! I know it’s short notice, but we’ve had a few spots open up! If you’d like to come, please email Mel at melissa.yu@ryerson.ca. Details are […]

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Chef David’s Kohlrabi & Carrot Matchstick Green Salad

In celebration of the this weeks’ go local spotlight on lettuce, we’ve got a two in one salad for you. Chef David McGann is featuring Rye’s HomeGrown kohlrabi and locally grown organic lettuce from The New Farm. It will be available for your taste buds to enjoy today at ILLC. In the mean time why not have […]

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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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Serviceberry Pick with Not Far From the Tree & Rye’s HomeGrown

Last Wednesday, Rye’s HomeGrown partnered with 20 enthusiastic volunteers from Not Far From the Tree to pick serviceberries from trees on the Ryerson campus! Previously, the serviceberries on campus went unnoticed and underutilized. This two year partnership with NFFTT has allowed us to glean from the 52 serviceberry trees and shrubs on campus.  Serviceberries are grown on shadbush plants which […]

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Event Alert! go local community meal

We’re so excited to invite you to our go local Community Meal! At Ryerson, we want food to be an integral part of campus life. Community meals are a way for us to return to the table, share something delicious and celebrate the Ontario harvest! We have thoughtfully curated a menu that is full of seasonal […]

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Strawberry Contest Winners!

We held a little strawberry contest this week, asking our online community: what is your favourite way to eat strawberries? Thank you to everyone who participated on the blog and on Twitter too! We chose two winners for their awesome answers! First Place: @jmadeline_ for this awesome photo entry! Doesn’t that look pretty (sinfully) delicious?! Second Place: Kristy M. […]

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Strawberry Fields Forever

The picture of the day is from Vicki’s Veggies in Prince Edward County – they have rows and rows of delectable Ontario strawberries! It’s a slow and steady day’s worth of work for your local farmer, but absolutely worth the sweet rewards! For a list of Pick-Your-Own strawberry farms around Toronto, click here!

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Strawberries with Lime Honey Yogourt in POD60

How about a healthy and delicious sweet snack this afternoon? In celebration of our go local campaign and Ontario’s first fruit of the season, we’ve got something just for you. Each cup has sweet Ontario strawberries and luscious Sheldon Creek yogourt scented with lime and Rosewood Estates Winery honey. Head on down for a perfect after-lunch treat!

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