Sexy Men of YEG calendar: Permaculture and Pure Mangalitsas

This is part of a series profiling the businesses involved in the Sexy Men of YEG Food calendars, which feature photos of local coffee roasters, and food truck and restaurant owners. The proceeds from the calendar, now in its second year, benefit the Edmonton Food Bank. As a born-and-raised city […] Read more »

Jana Sacco teaches the art and science of fermentation

For Jana Sacco, learning about fermentation was part of a larger journey of changing the way she experienced food and nourishment. After spending most of her life dieting and thinking about food from a simplistic calories-in-vs-calories-out perspective, Sacco says she found herself suffering from pain, inflammation, fatigue and depression. She […] Read more »

Get ready for the garden season with Seedy Sunday

“Spring is the time of plans and projects.” –Leo Tolstoy Gardeners rejoice! The growing season countdown is on, and it’s time to get planning. Whether you’re tender of a backyard masterpiece or a small plot in a community garden (learn how to get one here), spring is the time to […] Read more »

Ethical eating: Slow Food Edmonton

We wanted to satisfy our curiosity and explore all the different ways to eat ethically, and how they might impact our food system, without it becoming a cage(-free) match.  In the second post of a monthly series on ethical eating, The Local Good interviewed Slow Food Edmonton members Chad Moss and Thea Moss about their […] Read more »

Beyond the green thumb: River Valley Medicinal Plant Walk with Robert Rogers

Edmonton is home to one of the largest stretches of urban parkland in North America. Each spring our river valley bursts with biodiversity, from commonly observed species like trembling aspen and spruce trees, to less-recognized living things like lichens and fungi. While it’s clear that all of these species have […] Read more »

After finding a place in a shared garden space, now what?

So, you found a plot of earth to call your own this summer and are now realizing you don’t know a thing about gardening. Don’t worry! You’ve come back to the right place. Read on for a step-by-step description of how to turn your seeds into salads. The master plan […] Read more »

Edmonton beer clubs offer advice on home brewing

“Nothing ever tasted better than a cold beer on a beautiful afternoon with nothing to look forward to than more of the same.” –Hugh Hood, Canadian writer and professor Like beer? According to Statistics Canada, if you’re Canadian, you probably do. In 2013, $9.1 billion worth of beer was sold […] Read more »

Farrow Sandwich has successful first pop-up

Farrow Sandwich Edmonton Pop-Up

Editor’s note: Farrow Sandwiches now has a permanent location next door to The Three Boars Eatery, at 8422 109 St NW. Back in February, Farrow Sandwich announced that they would soon be holding their very first pop up event, and then kept our mouths watering in anticipation by giving us […] Read more »

Green Drinks Celebrates Local Food in Edmonton

Few things are closer to our hearts (and stomachs) in Edmonton than food. Local food has become the buzz of the city with everything from farmers’ markets to foodie projects to farming advocacy becoming the hot topics in YEG recently.  After the success of The Local Good ‘s previous Green […] Read more »