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Living Loving Local

Posted on: 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

Posted on: 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,

Posted on: 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

Posted on: 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

Posted on: 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. 

Posted on: 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”

Posted on: 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,

Posted on: March 2, 2018

Living Loving Local in March – Maple Walnut Vinegarette

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

Posted on: 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

Posted on: 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