Anita Stewart is an author and food activist, and for her service to and expertise in gastronomy – especially regarding Canadian cuisine – she has been named a Member of the Order of Canada as well as having been installed as Food Laureate of the Ontario Agricultural College at the University of Guelph.
Introducing the new Ocean Wise.
On World Oceans Day (Friday, June 9), Ocean Wise unveiled a new logo to complement their new venture: along with the Vancouver Aquarium, Ocean Wise has launched a global conservation organization and a digital storytelling hub to inspire the next generation of ocean leaders.
Since the influential book The 100-Mile Diet: A Year of Local Eating was published in 2009, the idea of local food has been studied, refined, argued over and embraced. Whatever might be said about local food and the shapes it can take, the concept remains popular and has wide consumer appeal.
“This is not a trend. Local is here to stay,” says Phil Amaral, Territory Manager at Flanagan Foodservice, in defining local.