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Nonna-approved Zoodles

Zoodles—what are they? Zucchini noodles, or as we know them, spiralized veggies! Veggie spirals are all the rage as a substitute to gluten and carb-filled pasta, and why not? It's a healthy, fun alternative and since they aren't as heavy as regular pasta, you can eat...

Zoodles—what are they? Zucch...

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If you like Pina Colada read on

If you're looking for the perfect sweet treat for a summer evening, do we have a recipe for you! A pina colada can be a refreshing, indulgent way to end your week that instantly transports you to a peaceful tropical beach. And to really break the...

If you're looking for the perf...

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Grinning Face will make you smile

For a tasty new take on gelato, visit the ladies at Grinning Face in Toronto’s popular Cabbagetown neighbourhood. Instead of cow’s milk, proprietors Keo Williamson and Julie Phokeo use milk from the finest coconuts going. With a medieval-looking steel press, they crush the shells and...

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Our house in the middle of our street

Several of our wholesalers were once housed where our produce market was concentrated, in the St. Lawrence Market area of downtown Toronto. It was our 'hood, which by all accounts was bustling. And how could it not be? By its very nature, fresh produce is...

Several of our wholesalers wer...

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True Patriot Love Party

Still deciding what to make for your Canada Day feast? Not to worry, we’ve selected a few popular dishes that you can whip up in no time and each guest is sure to love. Each recipe utilizes festive and fresh red-and-white produce from our market,...

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How to Pick the Perfect Melon

Picking out the right melon can be intimidating if you’re not sure what you’re looking for. How many times have you seen someone tap-tap-tapping away at a melon in the grocery store and wondered what they’re up to? Well, wonder no more. We've put together...

Picking out the right melon ca...

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Like Father, Like Son

More than 90 per cent of the world’s businesses are family-managed or controlled. Although at times it can be challenging to work with relatives, there are proven advantages to businesses managed by next of kin: focus on long-term investment in the company, flexibility to introduce...

More than 90 per cent of the w...

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Baby Artichoke Salad

Artichokes have endless potential. Grilled, sauteed, baked, stuffed, dipped, tossed—they won't disappoint. Their tender hearts in this salad are sure to melt yours.   Ingredients   8 small new potatoes 8 baby artichokes Freshly squeezed lemon juice 4 tablespoons garlic, smashed 1/4 cup | 60 ml water 2 cups | 8 oz | 225...

Artichokes have endless potent...

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Field- & Greenhouse-grown Rhubarb Recipes

It’s springtime and that means field-grown and greenhouse cultivated rhubarb. The crops from the field are distinctive in their dark red stalks and deep green leaves. By contrast, the delicate rhubarb grown in greenhouses has brilliant pink stalks and bright green leaves. They taste quite...

It’s springtime and that...

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