Food Security


Issue: 2019-05-08, PHOTO: WUY File Photo / Adam Malis

What was the last conversation you had with your best friend? If there is one topic that people like to talk about it, it is food. We talk about what we had for lunch or dinner. We talk about recipes and how to cook certain foods. We talk about... Read more

Farm - Garden

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Issue: 2019-04-24, PHOTO: Nick O’Carroll

What happens when the fire is out and the cat is rescued from the tree? Look no further than the Whitehorse Firefighters Charitable Society (WFCS) to find out that when the job is done, they just keep helping people... Read more

Making A Difference!

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Issue: 2016-09-15, PHOTO: Joan Norberg

Gardening is considered a challenge here in the Yukon. But this year the weather made it less so. Gardens flourished with an earlier than usual spring and a warmer than usual summer. With the fall colours here and cooler weather upon us most tend... Read more

Farm - Garden


Issue: 2016-09-01, PHOTO: by Selene Vakharia

At the downtown community garden in Whitehorse, a beekeeper tends to the newly built beehive in the fading evening light. Nearby, a gardener waters his small plot of potatoes, beans, and lettuce – a zucchini plant takes up a quarter of his raised... Read more

Yukon Food & Drink


Issue: 2016-01-28, PHOTO: Selene Vakharia

If one of your New Year’s resolutions was to budget better and save money, the rising cost of food will make it a tough one to keep. After increasing an average of three per cent in 2015, food prices are expected to continue to rise in 2016. Read more

Yukon Food & Drink

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Issue: 2015-12-10 PHOTO: Dan Davidson

The Dawson Food Bank and the Dawson Women’s Shelter are busy organizing their annual Holiday Hamper Program and Food Drive. It’s designed to assist individuals and families in the community who might need a little boost to get them through the... Read more

Dawson City

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Issue: 2015-10-08 PHOTO: Kim Melton

The Potluck Community Co-op is ready for its next step. For the past year and a half the Potluck, focused on 'good food' beginning with local and organic, has run a weekly pop-up shop with online ordering. While 'breaking even' according to board... Read more

Yukon Business

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Issue: 2015-08-13 PHOTO: Selene Vakharia

Still filling up on wheat, corn and rice? That’s so 2015. If you’re looking for the latest healthy ingredient trend, look to the past. Ancient grains are making a comeback for all the right reasons. Not only are these foods more nutritious than... Read more

Health and Wellness

The phrase “food security” is becoming common, and it can be interpreted in several different ways. Read more

Farm - Garden

Not so long ago everyone did some sort of fall harvest and food preservation. Large chains of supermarket type stores have almost done away with this sort of practice. It is possible to eat fresh strawberries in January and buy fresh meat in small pa Read more

Farm - Garden

Food has been in the news. A lot of it has to do with the issue of food security, food safety and the costs of the food we eat. Locally, we're working hard, literally, to make sure we have an adequate supply of good, wholesome, sustainably produced Read more

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