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Living Loving Local


August 30, 2018

Living Loving Local for September: Corn!

Native to the Americas. It outstrips both rice and wheat in terms of global production. In Canada, it is our third most valuable crop after canola

August 1, 2018

Living Loving Local for August: Blueberries!

We Canadians love our blueberries.  We enjoy them fresh with cream or milk on cereal, ice cream, in pancakes, muffins, scones, cobblers, pies,

July 3, 2018

Living Loving Local for July: Cherries!

Fresh, frozen, as jam, in pie, red, white or purple we Canadians love cherries.  Cherries are a delicious source of vitamins A, B, and C, folic

June 1, 2018

Living Loving Local for June: Strawberries!

  Pretty much everyone loves strawberries. This versatile “fruit” can be used in sweet and savoury cooking and of course is delicious

April 27, 2018

Living Loving Local for May: Asparagus!

  Asparagus is like the tulip of spring vegetables. It is one of the first green edibles to be commercially harvested in our northern climate. 

April 12, 2018

Living Loving Local for April: Eggcellent Eggs

Eggs are an excellent source of protein, fat and essential nutrients. We Canadians each eat about 19 dozen eggs per year! That’s a lot of “eggcellent”

March 12, 2018

Living Loving Local for March: Why We Celebrate Maple

Canada is synonymous with Maple – just look at our national flag! Often referred to as the first agricultural crop of the year here in Canada,

March 2, 2018

Living Loving Local in March – Maple Walnut Vinegarette

Verve’s Living Loving Local theme for March is Maple!

February 1, 2018

Living Loving Local (February): Alberta Beef

Why We Celebrate Beef: We think of Alberta Beef as a national treasure, and we are not alone.  Canadians are hungry for beef.  On average we

January 25, 2018

Our ‘Living Loving Local’ Program

Living Loving Local is our affectionate name for a program developed here at Verve to feature local foods all year round.  Our Chefs source