Storage Tips for Greens

Julie Lopez

Greens are some of the first crops that are ready for harvest come springtime. To help you keep your greens fresh and avoid food waste, we’ve put together some storage tips and tricks for storing your greens!  These tips are for your at-home storage of greens for your own consumption and are not to be interpreted as directions for vegetable …

New Requirements for Safe Food for Canadians Regulations

The Canadian Organic Grower

Safe Food for Canadians Regulations – Fresh fruits or vegetables businesses subject to new federal requirements in January 2020 By Lyzette Lamondin, Canadian Food Inspection Agency Organic food businesses working in the fresh fruits or vegetables sector got their first taste of the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR) when the regulations began coming into force on January 15, 2019, …

RESEARCH CORNER: Breeding a New Berry

Julia Thomson

In 1998, the University of Saskatchewan Fruit Program had four varieties of haskaps, or blue honeysuckle. Today, the university has more than 50 named varieties of haskaps in its collection—some of its own creation— and has become one of the leading centres in the world for haskap breeding. The evolution of the haskap is a story of experimentation, curiosity and …