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June 6, 2017
Going Green in Iceland

Going Green in Iceland

by Kirsten Barkved At Grown Here Farms, I hold the position of Marketing Manager, where my role is to create meaningful content that relates to my employer’s mission: living mindfully through sustainable food growth that lessens our impact on the planet. I was placed here through Canada Green Corps at […]
May 12, 2017
Remembering Mom on Mother's Day

Remembering Mom on Mother’s Day

Spring is one of my favourite seasons. In Vancouver, where Grown Here Farms is based, the cherry blossoms are in full bloom, visually stunning with their pale pinks against a striking blue sky. It’s a welcome change from the colder, wetter months of March, where the city is drenched in […]
March 10, 2017
Mmm, Pepper Jelly

Mmm, Pepper Jelly

If you’re looking for more options on how to use our Joni’s Habanero Pepper Jelly besides matching it with cheese and charcuterie, look no further. Here are six creative ways to get your taste buds salivating. 1. Spicy Peanut Butter and Jelly Ah, a spicy twist on a childhood classic; […]
February 9, 2017
Go Faux: Our Guide to Alternative Meat

Go Faux: Our Guide to Alternative Meat

When you decide to reduce your meat consumption – whether for ethical, dietary, or “because-I-can” reasons – you’re committing to a healthy, clean diet that is not only better for you, it’s better for the planet. At Grown Here Farms, we advocate for conscious lifestyles so we can maintain our […]
February 3, 2017
Join the Challenge: Go Meatless for 28 Days with #BeetTheMeat

Join the Challenge: Go Meatless for 28 Days with #BeetTheMeat

Sometimes one of the best ways to try something new is to go all in, full force. And that’s just what our #BeetTheMeat challenge is all about. At Grown Here Farms, we strive to embody our green, ethical philosophy and believe that every action has ripple effects. It never been […]
January 27, 2017
The Benefits of Organic Juicing

The Benefits of Organic Juicing

Did you know that 95% of the vitamins that our bodies need can be found in the juice of raw fruits and veggies? We’re all for healthy eating. In fact, per Canada’s Dietary Guidelines, you should be consuming between 5-13 servings of fruits and veggies each day. And while we’re […]
January 5, 2017
Why You Shouldn’t Do a Juice Cleanse this January – Unless it’s an Organic One

Why You Shouldn’t Do a Juice Cleanse this January – Unless it’s an Organic One

There’s plenty of debate on whether to juice or not; some argue it’s a just another diet fad and others say to skip it entirely so you don’t lose the fibre from your fruits and veggies. There’s even more debate regarding whether to use conventional or organic fruits and veggies. […]
December 21, 2016
5 Healthy-Eating Intentions for the New Year

5 Healthy-Eating Intentions for the New Year

The New Year is around the corner, and with it, a sea of intentions that we create out of a desire to shape our year, our life, and ourselves. But more often than not, these intentions wind up on the bottom of our priority list. And we promise ourselves that […]
December 15, 2016
Eating What's in Season

Eating What’s in Season

It\’s not just a passing trend. Not only is it good for you, eating seasonal produce is good for the environment. By minimizing what you consume and removing yourself from the carbon emission cycle of mass transportation, you’re drastically reducing your carbon footprint on the planet. Committing to eating only […]
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