Soupstock aftermath

Slight delay in the posting of pictures but I’m very happy to say that the Notesonameal crew was part of the 40,000 that attended Soupstock this year. With over 200 chefs and around 85 soup stations, it was very hard to pick and choose where to eat! The event saw the talent of Susur Lee, Carl Heinrich (Top Chef Canada winner) and Michael Stadlander (if you don’t know him, do a little research) among countless other talented chefs from North America. It was great to rub elbows with the Who’s... Read The Rest →

Soupstock Toronto

In an effort to protest the limestone Mega-Quarry proposed for the agricultural land of Melancthon Township (100km northwest of Toronto), the Canadian Chef’s congress and the David Suzuki Foundation are organising Soupstock. This major effort will go down on October 21st, 2012 in Woodbine Park (Coxwell and Lakeshore) from 11am until 4pm. If this is in any way similar to the previously organised Foodstock, I recommend heading there as early as possible as the food goes quickly. The event has a free entrance but tickets will be 10$ for 3... Read The Rest →

Mega Quarry Resources.

Here are some resources to learn about the mega quarry and its impact on farming, the environment and the landscape . Get informed. Get involved.   NDACT – North Dufferin Agricultural and Community Taskforce  http://www.ndact.com/ Stop The Mega Quarry - http://www.stopthemegaquarry.ca/ Council of Canadians - http://canadians.org/action/2011/mega-quarry.html Citizens Alliance - http://www.citizensalliance.ca/Cause-Home.html          

Foodstock Pt. 2

Thanks to Rodney and Jess for this great write up about Foodstock.  More to follow.   Yesterday, we headed up north near the town of Honeywood to join the estimated 25,000 guests of the 2011 Foodstock. This event was promoted by celebrity chef Michael Stadtländer and was designed as a fundraiser and manifestation against the creation of a 2,300 acre limestone mega-quarry on prime agricultural grounds by the Highland companies.  A hundred Canadian chefs and their respective teams demonstrated their support by setting up mini pop-up kitchens. Samples of foods... Read The Rest →

 
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