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.
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 green peas are in season, the types, how to buy, store, prepare and grow green peas.
Learn when haskaps are in season, the types, how to buy, store, prepare and grow haskaps.
Learn when green and wax beans are in season, the types, how to buy, store, prepare and grow beans.
Celebrate Canada with this collections of Classic Canadian Dishes that provide you with ionic recipes that are part of our Canadian history.
This potato, green bean, chickpea, tomato and mozzarella salad recipe features a tangy lemon vinaigrette for a delicious alternative to traditional mayonnaise-based potato salads.
Learn when sweet potatoes are in season, the types, how to buy, store, prepare and grow sweet potatoes.
Learn when garlic is in season, the types, how to buy, store, prepare and grow garlic.
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.
Cabbage is one vegetable that doesn’t get enough love. Get information and tips on cooking, storing and preventing food waste.
Sweet potatoes are versatile root veggies that can be enjoyed roasted, microwaved, steamed, boiled, sautéed or grilled, and in both sweet and savoury dishes
Corn on the cob, is a delicious summer treat. Get information and tips on cooking, storing and preventing food waste.
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.
Are you always wondering if your garden, trees, grass and flowers are getting the nutrition they need to flourish? Here is what you need to know…
Would you like to break out of your grilling rut? Let me introduce TURKEY!. Here are seven ways to grill with turkey.
A delicious departure from the classic version, this cheesecake is served frozen, with a fresh strawberry and mint topping.
Sweet, tart strawberries make a delicious addition to a summer salad. If you’re taking this to a party, add nuts just before serving to keep them crunchy.