Jane Reid is a passionate locavore who fell in love with British Columbia's bounty one fruit and vegetable at a time. She enjoys exploring every corner of the province, finding new and beautiful places, visiting farmers markets, roadside stands, U-picks, orchards, and vineyards on the way. Jane loves to learn more about where, when, and how we get our food by talking with farmers, friends, and produce managers. Her writings on local harvests have appeared in EDIBLE VANCOUVER & WINE COUNTRY magazine. She lives with her husband in Whistler, BC, where they not only ski, bike, and hike, but make valiant attempts to grow some of what they eat in their backyard.
We whipped up a list of five books about food that set the table this Culinary Arts Month.
This week we warmed up with a borscht recipe, shared photos from our trip to the world renowned Frankfurt Book Fair, chatted with authors, and so much more.
With the start of soup weather we're bookmarking hearty, fall recipes from Jane Reid's Freshly Picked: A Locavore's Love Affair with BC's Bounty (Caitlin Press), a season-by-season collection of stories, memories, and information about BC's locally grown fruits and vegetables, ... Read more
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