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Can Pizza made with Whole Grain Flour Save our Food System?

Can Pizza made with Whole Grain Flour Save our Food System?

A few weeks ago I had the great privilege of working with Dawn Woodward and Ed Rek of Evelyn’s Crackers in Toronto through a Slow Food Toronto event. We made wood fired pizza using locally grown and sourced topping. In my opinion, one of the most underdeveloped ideas...

Is Innovation really good for our food?

Is Innovation really good for our food?

Recently I had the opportunity to attend the 2016 edition of the Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting and Food Expo in Chicago, Illinois. Where food leaders and innovators gather to learn, collaborate and see what the next big thing in food is. Lessons from...

How Brexit Applies to the Local Food Movement

How Brexit Applies to the Local Food Movement

The recent vote out of the United Kingdom, famously referred to as “Brexit” has gathered lots of attention, a lot of it negative and one can’t seem read about it without seeing terms like “racism”, “nationalism” and “protectionism”.  However, if you are a fan of the...

Why #FoodStartsHere

Why #FoodStartsHere

As the food movement grows, one thing becomes more apparent, shopping local and supporting local are here to stay and rightly so!  They have huge economic impact on our local communities. Being at the start of the food chain as a farmer, one thing has become clear,...

May 28 2016: Community Dinner Series – Junior Edition

May 28 2016: Community Dinner Series – Junior Edition

CK Table Presents our Community Dinner Series Our newly added Community Dinner series is an opportunity to work with various stakeholders and consumers in telling the story of their food.  We all have food stories but one thing we are realizing is that food is about...

Craft Beer & Cider Festival – November 21

Craft Beer & Cider Festival – November 21

This exciting event will showcase craft breweries from across southern Ontario in a festival format, as well as host the first-ever Farmer-Brewmaster Summit. Beer festivals are growing exponentially in terms of attendance and popularity, and this will be the first...

CK Table Signature Event – September 12-13

CK Table Signature Event – September 12-13

This weekend event combines our very successful and award-winning event “CK Table” farm-to-table dinner, with an expanded roster of activities throughout the weekend. Saturday, September 12th  will see farm tours and visits throughout Chatham-Kent, with tastings and...

#Rethink Food Weekend – September 12-13

#Rethink Food Weekend – September 12-13

This weekend event combines our very successful and award-winning event “CK Table” farm-to-table dinner, with an expanded roster of activities throughout the weekend. This weekend event combines our very successful and award-winning event “CK Table” farm-to-table...

Community Corn Roast – August 8

Community Corn Roast – August 8

This event will focus on one of Chatham-Kent’s most anticipated and popular agricultural product: sweet corn. Nothing says summer in CK like a tasty cob of one of our most delicious vegetables. This community event will be held in partnership with the Portuguese Club...