BLOG

Garden Guides

Square Foot Gardening

Do you want to implement square foot gardening in your backyard garden? This blog post will outline the history of square foot gardening, the benefits …

Read More →
Garden Guides

Setting Up an Indoor Veggie Garden!

The following is part one of a three part series on how to set up and enjoy fresh greens grown indoors year round.  Dar Corrigan …

Read More →
The Garden Journey

Five Winter Gardening Ideas

The Canadian winter season can feel very long, especially as we are patiently awaiting the start of the upcoming gardening season. Last winter, we wrote a blog about a dozen fun winter …

Read More →
Agriculture

All About Jerusalem Artichokes!

All About Jerusalem Artichokes! There is a lot to love about Jerusalem artichokes. These unusually named vegetables are easy to grow, require little maintenance and are native to southern Ontario. In fact, for all you …

Read More →
Garden Guides

10 Things to do in November

If you live in Ontario, summer comes and goes in the blink of an eye. It seems like just yesterday we were sharing advice on how to plant …

Read More →
Garden Guides

Bringing Tomato Plants Inside Over the Winter

The following article is by guest contributor Linda Crago, owner of Tree and Twig Heirloom Vegetable Farm.  Linda has been growing organic heirloom vegetables for …

Read More →

Food waste is a prevalent and important issue in Canada and across the globe. Recently Halton Environmental Network partnered with Value Chain Management International, in a revolutionary new study: Make Every

Read Blog Post »

I attended a canoe garden installation in Burlington held by Halton Environmental Network, Reach Out Center For Kids (ROCK) and Arthouse Halton. If you’re wondering what exactly a canoe garden is, it’s just like it sounds, a garden planted in a canoe.   The

Read Blog Post »

Our mission at Halton Food is to encourage everyone to eat fresh, nutritious, organic fruits and vegetables that have been home grown or grown locally. That being said, it is

Read Blog Post »

Years of seasonal vegetable gardening can take a toll on your soil. Heavy feeders like tomatoes, peppers and corn, rob the soil of valuable nutrients that support the soil biota. Infertile soil leads

Read Blog Post »

Living within a stone’s throw of Lake Ontario, it seems absurd to think about conserving water. Over 250,000 freshwater lakes, about one-fifth of the world’s fresh water

Read Blog Post »

Pumpkins are in season! As we begin to move into the cooler, autumn months we begin to see pumpkins all around us. There are so many different ways we can use pumpkins in

Read Blog Post »
Scroll to Top