With the introduction of new plant varieties and new greenhouse technologies, the future looks very promising for the greenhouse industry in Canada.
Industry representatives say the only practical way to remove rainwater from cherries is to blow it off. The powerful downdraft from helicopter rotors is highly effective in removing rainwater pooling in the stem “bowl” of cherries.
Researchers at Ontario’s Vineland Research and Development Centre create new fruit varieties based on, and for, Canadian palates.
Each year, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) publishes the “dirty dozen”, a list of the 12 fruits and vegetables which contain the most pesticides. Should we worry about this?
As a breakfast beverage or snacktime sipper, this Fruit, Yogurt and Barley Smoothie packs a wallop of flavour and health benefits.
Farmers spray cherry trees for one of three things - nutrients to promote tree health and better fruit quality, a pesticide to suppress or control a pest or disease, or crop protectant to prevent tree or fruit damage.
BC produces nearly 95% of the sweet cherries grown in Canada, yet the tasty summer Canadian fruit’s success story remains a mystery for many Canadians.
Learn when haskaps are in season, the types, how to buy, store, prepare and grow haskaps.
If you spend time on social media, you’re likely to come across influencers touting the benefits of washing fruits and vegetables using a specific method for safety reasons.
A plant-based eating style has many benefits but did you know that you could be missing out on some important nutrients?
Black Fox Farm and Distillery is known for their award-winning gin and whisky, but also for their sustainability efforts and advocacy for Saskatchewan-based agri-food products.
Nutrition plays a key role in healthy aging. Here’s what you can do to age well and stay strong.
Learn when rhubarb is in season, the types, how to buy, store, prepare and grow rhubarb.
Learn when saskatoons are in season, the types, how to buy, store, prepare and grow saskatoons.
Frozen yogurt bark with flax makes a great after school snack or as a sweet and healthy treat on the weekend.
Less than 30% of Canadians meet the recommended amount of fruit and vegetables per day. Here are 5 reasons to boost your intake of fruits and vegetables.
Saskatoon berry pie is a classic prairie treat. If you were lucky to have grown up with it, that first forkful of glistening purple berry filling and buttery pastry takes you back to Sunday suppers, holiday feasts, community potluck dinners, and lunch at the local diner.
Did you know watermelons grow in Canada? Take a tour of a watermelon farm and learn how they are grown and harvested.
Are pesticide residues found in the Dirty Dozen a health risk? To assess the risk of pesticide residues on our produce, we need to know a few simple things.
Science and creativity are critical tools for apple growers. These characteristics have fostered more efficient production methods – from genetic tools to new orchard designs.