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Making the Most out of Garden Bounty

Making the Most out of Garden Bounty

The Link, Summer 2017 | by Louise Racine | One of the best things about summer is the variety of ...
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Miso Happy When You Eat Your Greens

The Link, Spring 2017 | by Louise Racine | As we emerge from our wintry cocoon the sight of green ...
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Immune-boosting Foods

Immune-boosting Foods

The Link, Winter Solstice 2016 | by Louise Racine | There are two things about food that tend to be ...
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It’s Pumpkin Time!

It’s Pumpkin Time!

The Link, Autumn Equinox 2016 | by Louise Racine | The two most common images of pumpkins at this time ...
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Veggie Patties for Barbeque Season

Veggie Patties for Barbeque Season

The Link, Summer Solstice, 2016 | by Louise Racine | One of the things that many vegetarians miss in the ...
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Why Consider Sprouting?

Why Consider Sprouting?

The Link, Spring Equinox, 2016 | by Louise Racine | While spring is on the horizon and visions of flourishing ...
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Warming Up with Winter Squash

Warming Up with Winter Squash

The Link, Winter Solstice, 2015 | by Louise Racine | In my opinion, winter squashes are some of the most ...
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Fabulous Fall Foods

Fabulous Fall Foods

The Link, Autumn Equinox, 2015 | by Louise Racine | As much as we live for summer many of us ...
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Fresh, Green and Local Summer Pleasures

Fresh, Green and Local Summer Pleasures

The Link, Summer Solstice, 2015 | by Louise Racine | “... it’s heartening to see so many younger farmers taking ...
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Eating Clean this Spring

Eating Clean this Spring

The Link, Spring Equinox, 2015 | by Louise Racine| “Eating clean does not mean bland food or deprivation.” It’s been ...
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More Beans, Please…

More Beans, Please…

The Link, Winter Solstice, 2014 | by Elaina Asselin | Beans sure do get a bad rap. I’m talking about ...
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A Taste of India

A Taste of India

The Link, Autumn Equinox, 2014 | by Elaina Asselin | This summer season we’ve had the distinct pleasure of working ...
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Cottage Cuisine

Cottage Cuisine

The Link, Summer Solstice, 2014 | by Elaina Asselin | Summer is a very special season after our long, cold ...
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Pasta Made Perfect!

Pasta Made Perfect!

The Link, Spring Equinox, 2014 | by Elaina Asselin | Almost everyone loves pasta in some way, shape or form ...
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Hearty Winter Fare

Hearty Winter Fare

The Link, Winter Solstice, 2013 | by Elaina Asselin | What do farmers such as ourselves do when the weather ...
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Comfort Food

Comfort Food

The Link, Autumn Equinox, 2013 | by Elaina Asselin | Dig out your sweaters, light the fire, sit down and ...
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Summer’s Bounty

Summer’s Bounty

The Link, Summer Solstice, 2013 | by Elaina Asselin | The farmers’ markets have all started and the community and ...
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Food Trends

Food Trends

The Link, Spring Equinox, 2013 | by Elaina Asselin | As a chef and farmer I would hate not to ...
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Warm Up Winter with a French-Canadian Tourtière

Warm Up Winter with a French-Canadian Tourtière

The Link, Winter Solstice, 2012 | by Elaina Asselin | Here we are at the celebration of the winter solstice, ...
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Wholesome Harvest

Wholesome Harvest

The Link, Autumn Equinox, 2012 | by Elaina Asselin | Autumn is a time of great harvest and fall fairs.  ...
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Pizza on the BBQ

Pizza on the BBQ

The Link, Summer Solstice, 2012 | by Elaina Asselin | It’s a vibrant time of year, summer, and it’s the ...
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Food, Glorious Food

Food, Glorious Food

The Link, Spring Equinox, 2012 | by Elaina Asselin | I began my food journey early in life.  Many Saturday ...
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Recipes

Summer Lasagna

Summer Lasagna

The Link, Summer 2017 | by Louise Racine | 6 brown rice or other lasagna noodles, pre-cooked Sauce (recipe below) ...
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Greens with Miso Dressing

The Link, Spring 2017 | by Louise Racine | Yield: 4 servings Miso Dressing Makes 1 cup [250 mL] 1/4 ...
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Immune-boosting Soup

Immune-boosting Soup

The Link, Winter Solstice 2016 This recipe is adapted from Susan Weed’s Breast Cancer – Breast Health book. Use organic ...
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The Link, Savoury Sustenance, pumpkin brownies

Recipe: Pumpkin Brownies

The Link, Autumn Equinox 2016 Yield: 24 brownies 1-1/4 cups (310 mL) spelt flour* 3/4 cup (185 mL) dark (coconut ...
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Recipe: White Bean and Sweet Potato Burger Patty

Recipe: White Bean and Sweet Potato Burger Patty

The Link, Summer Solstice, 2016 | by Louise Racine | Yield: 6 patties 1 medium onion 2 cloves garlic 1/2 ...
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Recipe: Sprouted Quinoa Salad

Recipe: Sprouted Quinoa Salad

The Link, Spring Equinox, 2016 Sprouted Quinoa Salad Yield: 4 servings 1 cup (250 mL) sprouted quinoa 10 organic cherry ...
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Recipe: Roasted Squash and Brussels Sprout Salad (GF, V)

Recipe: Roasted Squash and Brussels Sprout Salad (GF, V)

The Link, Winter Solstice, 2015 Yield: 6 servings 1 delicata squash 2 tablespoons (30 mL) extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1 ...
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Recipe: Red-Moon Curry (GF*)

Recipe: Red-Moon Curry (GF*)

The Link, Autumn Equinox, 2015 | by Louise Racine | Yield: 6 – 8 servings 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled ...
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Recipe: Spinach and Strawberry Salad

Recipe: Spinach and Strawberry Salad

The Link, Summer Solstice, 2015 | by Louise Racine | A simple salad from our first cookbook, Thirteen Moons: Seasonal ...
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Recipe: Green Smoothie

Recipe: Green Smoothie

The Link, Spring Equinox, 2015 | by Louise Racine| Smoothies are a great way to get loads of nutrients in ...
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Recipe: Easy Beans and Vegetables

Recipe: Easy Beans and Vegetables

The Link, Winter Solstice, 2014 | by Elaina Asselin | How to cook dried beans: Before you start, dump the ...
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Recipe: A Taste of India

Recipe: A Taste of India

The Link, Autumn Equinox, 2014 | by Elaina Asselin | Carrot Raita 1 cup carrots, grated Green chili, minced 1/2 ...
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Recipes: Cottage Cuisine

Recipes: Cottage Cuisine

The Link, Summer Solstice, 2014 | by Elaina Asselin | Asparagus & Orange Salad Tapenade Vinaigrette 2 lbs asparagus 1 ...
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Recipe: Pasta with Mushrooms and Madeira Cream

Recipe: Pasta with Mushrooms and Madeira Cream

The Link, Spring Equinox, 2014 | by Elaina Asselin | 1/2 lb or 250 grams good quality dry pasta 1/4 ...
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Recipe: Braised Muscovy Duck Legs

Recipe: Braised Muscovy Duck Legs

The Link, Winter Solstice, 2013 | by Elaina Asselin| 4 Muscovy duck legs with thighs attached Sea salt Trim any ...
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Recipe: Roast Mushroom and Apple Strudel

Recipe: Roast Mushroom and Apple Strudel

The Link, Autumn Equinox, 2013 | by Elaina Asselin | 2-3 T olive oil 2-3 T butter 1 leek, sliced ...
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Recipe: Gazpacho

Recipe: Gazpacho

The Link, Summer Solstice, 2013 | by Elaina Asselin | 2 lbs. ripe heirloom tomatoes, chopped 3 sweet peppers, a ...
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Recipes: Pan-roasted Chicken Breast with Blackcurrant Agrodolce and Fennel, Radicchio & Blood Orange Salad

Recipes: Pan-roasted Chicken Breast with Blackcurrant Agrodolce and Fennel, Radicchio & Blood Orange Salad

The Link, Spring Equinox, 2013 | by Elaina Asselin | Pan-roasted Chicken Breast with Blackcurrant Agrodolce 4 chicken breasts, skin ...
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Recipe: Tourtière

Recipe: Tourtière

The Link, Winter Solstice, 2012 | by Elaina Asselin | 1½ lbs lean ground pork 2 medium potatoes, grated Medium ...
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Recipe: Shrimp & Spicy Sausage with Chickpeas and Kale

Recipe: Shrimp & Spicy Sausage with Chickpeas and Kale

The Link, Autumn Equinox, 2012 | by Elaina Asselin | ¼ cup olive oil 1 med onion, sliced into julienne ...
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Recipe: Basic Pizza Dough

Recipe: Basic Pizza Dough

The Link, Summer Solstice, 2012 | by Elaina Asselin | 2-½ cups organic all-purpose flour 1 tsp salt 2-½ tsp ...
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Recipe: Kefta with Spices and Lemon

Recipe: Kefta with Spices and Lemon

The Link, Spring Equinox, 2012 | by Elaina Asselin | For the Kefta:   1 lb ground lamb (or beef) 2 ...
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Recipe: Moroccan Carrot Salad

Recipe: Moroccan Carrot Salad

The Link, Spring Equinox, 2012 | by Elaina Asselin | Carrots, 1 pound, grated raw 3/4 cup parsley, lightly chopped ...
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Nature

Discovering Nature in the North

Discovering Nature in the North

The Link, Summer 2017 | by Greg Webb | In its fourth season presenting the Nature Discovery Tours series, the ...
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Hedgerows: Restoring the Connections

Hedgerows: Restoring the Connections

The Link, Summer 2017 | by Amanda Newell Chambers | My husband and I bought a house in the countryside ...
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Return of the Great Grey Owl

The Link, Spring 2017 | by Tim Dyson | There is much in nature that seems predictable. We learn over ...
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Decorating with Natural Greens

Decorating with Natural Greens

The Link, Winter Solstice 2016 | by Amanda Newell Chambers | Fake or real? How do you decorate for the ...
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The Link, Hunting the Wild Mushroom

Hunting the Wild Mushroom

The Link, Summer Solstice, 2016 | by Amanda Newell Chambers | Filling my cupboards these days usually involves rushed trips to ...
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The Life and Times of a Sugar Maple, The Link

The Life and Times of a Sugar Maple

The Link, Spring Equinox, 2016 | by Amanda Newell Chambers | It’s a happy time! Spring equinox brings days that ...
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Traditional Ecological Knowledge

The Link, Winter Solstice, 2015 | by Amanda Newell | “…let’s question how we can change prevailing ways for the ...
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Grassland Habitats

The Link, Autumn Equinox, 2015 | by Amanda Newell | “A nearby jewel is the Alderville Black Oak Savanna and ...
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Green Connections

The Link, Summer Solstice, 2015 | by Amanda Newell | We human folk depend on functioning ecosystems for quality of ...
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Planting Native Species

The Link, Spring Equinox, 2015 | by Amanda Newell | Gardening at my house is a flowing, organic process. It ...
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Natural Legacy

The Link, Winter Solstice, 2014 | by Amanda Newell | I’ve learned much about beginnings and endings through communing with ...
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Meaning of Solstice and Equinox

Meaning of Solstice and Equinox

The Link, Winter Solstice, 2014 | by Mishall Rehman | Stonehenge, located in Amesbury, UK has been the centre of ...
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Surviving the Cold

The Link, Autumn Equinox, 2014 | by Amanda Newell | As the end of a short growing season draws near ...
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Cycling Through Nature

The Link, Summer Solstice, 2014 | by Kate Hussey | The rolling hills, sandy beaches, charming towns, antiques, vineyards, a ...
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Ontario Turtle Conservation Centre

The Link, Spring Equinox, 2014 | by Pegi Eyers | There is no question that our human presence has become ...
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Wellbeing

Blue Mind

Blue Mind

The Link, Summer 2017 | by Elizabeth Palermo | There are obvious reasons we are drawn to water in the ...
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Quest for a Meaningful Life

Quest for a Meaningful Life

The Link, Spring 2017 | by Elizabeth Palermo | When winter finally breaks with birdsong and a warm spring breeze ...
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Healing through Hypnosis

Healing through Hypnosis

The Link, Winter Solstice 2016 | by Elizabeth Palermo | The idea of being hypnotized tends to evoke images of ...
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Labyrinths, The Link

An Ancient Tool for Modern Times

The Link, Summer Solstice, 2016 | by Elizabeth Palermo | In a time of ever-increasing distractions, development and the incessant ...
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Horses Healing Humans, The Link

Horses Healing Humans

The Link, Spring Equinox, 2016 | by Elizabeth Palermo | “There is something about the outside of a horse that’s ...
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Thai Yoga Massage

The Link, Winter Solstice, 2015 | by Janet Jarrell | “Doing yoga is wonderful. This is like having yoga done ...
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The Link, Dream a Reality

Community Makes Dream a Reality

The Link, Autumn Equinox, 2015 | by Mishall Rehman | “15 years in the making, the Field House is a ...
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Local Lavender Grower Plots a Blue Dot

The Link, Summer Solstice, 2015 | by Elizabeth Palermo | Honeybees are not the only ones creating a big buzz ...
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A Walk for Peace and a Vision for Canada

A Walk for Peace and a Vision for Canada

The Link, Spring Equinox, 2015 | by Kate Hussey | Canada has always been known as a peacekeeping nation, but ...
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Mindfulness

Mindfulness

The Link, Winter Solstice, 2014 | by Sharon e. Davison | Mindfulness is a word that we are seeing more ...
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Summer Irritants and Natural Remedies

The Link, Summer Solstice, 2014 | by Kate Hussey | Summer is an ideal time to be outdoors; however, the ...
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Herbalism and Plant Medicine

The Link, Winter Solstice, 2013 | by Pegi Eyers | As a complement to conventional medicine many are discovering the ...
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Gatherings and Retreats at Thirteen Moons

Gatherings and Retreats at Thirteen Moons

The Link, Autumn Equinox, 2013 | by Pegi Eyers | Thirteen Moons Culinary Wellness Retreat Centre has become a well-loved ...
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yoga

Experience a Yoga Retreat

The Link, Autumn Equinox, 2012 | by Tannice Goddard | Just what do you do at a yoga retreat?  In ...
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