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By Lois Abraham THE CANADIAN PRESS

Chefs Jeremy Charles, Lynn Crawford, Anna Olson on elevating Thanksgiving dishes

TORONTO Planning to serve turkey, mashed potatoes and carrots yet again for Thanksgiving this year?

While a roasted bird and all the trimmings are traditional classics, others opt for an unconventional approach.

At chef Anna Olson’s gathering, seafood will be on the menu.

Organic food, farms to be celebrated across country during National Organic Week

National Organic Week is a chance for Canadians to learn more about how organic agriculture affects the environment.

The event, billed as the largest celebration of organic food, farming and products across the country, is set for Sept. 19-27. There will be farm and garden tours, workshops and tastings of organic food and drink. Local health food stores will be hosting activities.

Urban homesteading, earth-wise consumption possible even in apartments: author

TORONTO — Raising quail on a balcony, rabbits in a condo, or eating insects might not be among the habits of the average person in this country.

But Michelle Catherine Nelson believes supporting and growing sustainable food may be the most important contribution to our ecosystem that anyone can make.