Alberta chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw updates media on the COVID-19 situation in Edmonton on Friday March 20, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

‘A difficult decision:’ Alberta meat-packing plant pausing production after COVID-19 outbreak

Cargill’s High River plant, which employs about 2,000 workers, has 360 cases of the novel coronavirus

Alberta chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw updates media on the COVID-19 situation in Edmonton on Friday March 20, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
FILE – In this May 22, 2017, photo, cans of Campbell’s soup are displayed at a supermarket in Englewood, N.J. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Plants ‘operating 24/7’ to meet consumer demand for food amid COVID-19

Kraft Heinz Canada reported an 80% increase in demand for its Kraft Dinner product last month compared to March 2019

FILE – In this May 22, 2017, photo, cans of Campbell’s soup are displayed at a supermarket in Englewood, N.J. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
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Donations accepted for School District No. 67 food programs

Programs will continue during COVID-19 pandemic

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COVID-19 pushes Canadian food industry to tipping point: Federation of Agriculture

COVID-19 pushes Canadian food industry to tipping point: Federation of Agriculture

CFA today urged government to establish emergency fund to help farmers overcome mounting costs

COVID-19 pushes Canadian food industry to tipping point: Federation of Agriculture
In December 2018, Salmon Arm Observer staffer Maryann Baker weighs the last of the 2,008 pounds of food customers donated for Salvation Army and Second Harvest food banks and the SAFE Society in exchange for gift certificates donated by generous businesses. (File info)

Salvation Army to hold five-day food drive with fellow organizations in Salmon Arm

Second Harvest and SAFE Society to be recipients of food collected in grocery store parking lots

In December 2018, Salmon Arm Observer staffer Maryann Baker weighs the last of the 2,008 pounds of food customers donated for Salvation Army and Second Harvest food banks and the SAFE Society in exchange for gift certificates donated by generous businesses. (File info)
Donations of non-perishables are being collected in this trailer, set up on Star Road in the BX in Vernon. (giveLuck photo)

Community urged to share luck with North Okanagan neighbours

Food and toiletry collection underway this week for those in need

Donations of non-perishables are being collected in this trailer, set up on Star Road in the BX in Vernon. (giveLuck photo)
Creating the perfect charcuterie plate

Creating the perfect charcuterie plate

Tips from Cure Artisan Meat and Cheese owner Brad Boisvert

  • Apr 3, 2020
Creating the perfect charcuterie plate
Fresh and Green

Fresh and Green

Recipes for renewal from Chef Heidi Fink

  • Mar 25, 2020
Fresh and Green
Fraiche Living’s Tori Wesszer inspires

Fraiche Living’s Tori Wesszer inspires

Influencer and cookbook author connects with followers

  • Mar 23, 2020
Fraiche Living’s Tori Wesszer inspires
The egg department is bare at Walmart Sunday, March 15. (Cailtin Clow - Morning Star)

Panic shoppers clearing North Okanagan grocery shelves

Non-perishables, eggs, chicken, beef, pasta and rice added to the list of sold out items

The egg department is bare at Walmart Sunday, March 15. (Cailtin Clow - Morning Star)
Kat Gellerman brings years of experience in the food business to her new store, Chef Sense Supplies, in downtown Courtenay. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Edible straws one B.C. entrepreneur’s latest weapon in war against plastic

Kat Gellerman has spent more than 20 years working in the food business

Kat Gellerman brings years of experience in the food business to her new store, Chef Sense Supplies, in downtown Courtenay. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Eating healthy with Chef Todd Rozell

Eating healthy with Chef Todd Rozell

Menu at Balanced Meal Prep varies from week to week

  • Feb 7, 2020
Eating healthy with Chef Todd Rozell
Exploring Cinnamon’s savoury side

Exploring Cinnamon’s savoury side

Spice up with recipes from Chef Heidi Fink

  • Jan 15, 2020
Exploring Cinnamon’s savoury side
The 7 Sins with Steve Thorp

The 7 Sins with Steve Thorp

Entrepreneur runs Vancouver brewery, winery and restaurants and loves the BC outdoors

  • Jan 10, 2020
The 7 Sins with Steve Thorp
The Chocolate Project; bean to bar

The Chocolate Project; bean to bar

David Mincey promotes sustainable small batch chocolate

  • Dec 27, 2019
The Chocolate Project; bean to bar
Mac and Cheese, the perfect winter comfort food

Mac and Cheese, the perfect winter comfort food

Recipes from Chef Heidi Fink

  • Dec 25, 2019
Mac and Cheese, the perfect winter comfort food
Fondue is back

Fondue is back

Slow food with a heart

  • Dec 20, 2019
Fondue is back
Lauren Cartmel opens Ma Maison restaurant

Lauren Cartmel opens Ma Maison restaurant

Chef returns to Vancouver Island roots

  • Dec 5, 2019
Lauren Cartmel opens Ma Maison restaurant
House of Boateng a restaurant success

House of Boateng a restaurant success

Chef Castro Boateng adjusts menu according to the seasons

  • Oct 28, 2019
House of Boateng a restaurant success
Ramen recipes with Chef Heidi Fink

Ramen recipes with Chef Heidi Fink

Rich homemade broth, noodles and toppings in about an hour

  • Oct 25, 2019
Ramen recipes with Chef Heidi Fink