Author Archives : Salty Staff

THE SALTY CHEF


Roasting A great, simple cooking method to master in your kitchen is roasting. This way of cooking uses an oven and foods that have a solid structure (think meat and firm vegetables). Requiring a higher temperature (400°F and above), roasting can create a browned, flavorful “crust” on the outside of the food being cooked. Typically done in an open, uncovered…

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FRIDAY FORAGE


PHOTO ESSAY BY CHERYL YOUNG AND LAURA WEATHERBIE The second day of Forage began with a continuation of Jordan Bower’s storytelling workshop at the Fortune Bay Community Centre. Attendees were paired with each other, and delved into storytelling, and offered feedback on how to create a better story. After the workshop, the symposium moved to the Inn at Bay Fortune…

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ICYMI


In case you missed it PEI Premier Dennis King announced the appointment of Brian Matheson as Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Land in early October. Matheson had been acting in the role since June and has extensive experience in leading agricultural policy. He previously served as Director of Policy and Agricultural Resources with the Department of Agriculture and Land. A…

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PROMISES, PROMISES – 2019 ELECTION WRAP-UP


Salty takes a look at the food-related platform promises of the recently re-elected Liberal government As the dust settles on the federal election with a minority Liberal government win, we took their electoral platform and pulled out all the food-related promises. Promises related to tax cuts, family and child benefits, minimum wage, and small business incentives can ultimately put more…

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ICYMI


In Case You Missed It Congratulations to the members of this year’s PEI Royal Beef Team. Cody Cudmore, Nicole Drake, Jory Donovan, Olivia Drake, Sawyer Acorn, Molly Loane, Madison Pirch, Ryan Boswall, Isabella Acorn, Daniel Naddy, and alternate Isaac Drake will head to the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair this November to represent PEI. As well, the 4-H Dairy Team was…

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ACCOLADES FOR ATLANTIC BEEF


Plant recently recognized as a Certified Sustainable Processing Operation After successfully passing a recent audit by Where Food Comes From Inc, Atlantic Beef Products Inc (ABPI), in Albany, PEI, has been recognized as a Certified Sustainable Beef Processing Operation. Where Food Comes From Inc is an independent, third-party food verification company. The Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (CRSB) is a…

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ICYMI


In case you missed it Have you spotted a PEI Farm Tour sign yet? A series of informational signs have been placed in farmers’ fields along well-traveled routes across the Island. Different types of crops grown on PEI have been identified by the signs to help the public recognize these crops. The crops include barley, wheat, potatoes, soybeans, carrots, wild…

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In Case You Missed It A new free counseling service is now available for fishers and their families facing difficult circumstances in their daily lives. The Fisher Assistance Program is available to members of the Prince Edward Island Fishermen’s Association and the Prince Edward Island Aquaculture Alliance. Financial support for the service is provided by the Department of Fisheries and…

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The latest session of the PEI Legislature began in mid-June with the traditional Throne Speech, read by the Honourable Antoinette Perry, Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island. The new minority PC government highlighted several areas they plan to address which will be of interest to our farmers, fishers, students, and advocates for poverty reduction and environmental issues. They include: support…

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