Canadian Food Focus
Written by one or more of our Canadian Food Focus worker bees!
Patricia Chuey is a Canadian dietitian renowned for her work in food and nutrition communications. "Food is one spoke in the wheel of health. Simplify, nourish and enjoy great food from our world class food system while also balancing the other spokes that contribute to great health."
Carol is mom to three awesome kids. She’s a Toronto-based food and nutrition communications consultant and says she pretty much spends all day reading, writing, cooking or eating food—this is probably why her dog is always by her side! Carol is excited to share insights from her 20-year journey combining her interests in agriculture, food and nutrition.
Dara Gurau and Erin Macgregor
Dara and Erin are registered dietitians, food experts, and mommas on a mission to help people relax about their food choices and live happy and healthful lives by cooking and eating good food. They are the co-creators of How To Eat, a food and nutrition communication company and food blog devoted to sharing easy recipes and how-to videos to inspire families to sit down to home-cooked meals together.
Julie-Anne is a rancher and beekeeper from Moose Jaw, SK. She is proud to be a 3rd generation farmer with her husband and 3 children as well as a consultant in the livestock industry though her company Bar Over 3H Livestock. The Howes raise 300 cows and a have a small scale apiary (bee farm) and are happy to share the buzz about bees and bovines on their farm.
Renée Kohlman is a chef, food writer and award-winning cookbook author from Saskatoon, Sask. She loves everything about food: preparing it, eating it, and writing about it. One day she hopes to have a dishwasher in her kitchen.
Dorothy Long is a home economist with a passion for telling the stories of Canadian farmers and foods. Owner of BlueSkyIdeas.ca, she works to promote all the wonderful foods grown and raised in Canada.
Clinton is a grain and egg farmer in Saskatchewan. He also is the Executive Director of Farm & Food Care Saskatchewan and passionate about telling people about farming.
Emily Richards is a professional home economist, chef and mom who has a passion for teaching people to cook and have fun in the kitchen. She is a cookbook author with 6 books to her credit including topics from Italian cuisine to glycemic index diets.
Gina Sunderland is the Food & Consumer Relations Specialist dietitian at Manitoba Chicken Producers. As a passionate advocate for Canadian agriculture she believes in the importance of bridging the gap between the public’s understanding of where nutritious food comes from, how it’s produced and how it gets onto family tables.