Holiday Gift Guide using Ontario grains!

Its that time of the year again! While #YourFarmers are still working through finishing up 2018’s harvest, many of us are starting to enjoy the festive season. But, do you have some people on your list that still need a gift? You’re in luck, Ontario grains not only make some delicious food but they can used in some neat gift ideas as well! Scroll down to see our suggestions for giving the gift of Ontario grains this year and follow us on Pinterest! Many of these gift ideas were inspired by our gift giving guide on Good in Every Grain’s Pinterest!¬†¬† Continue reading “Holiday Gift Guide using Ontario grains!”

#TrainWithGrainsTuesday Tip #15

We know how hard it is to ensure you and your family are enjoying a healthy lifestyle that includes whole grains. Every Tuesday we will release a #TrainWithGrainsTip that will help you include whole grains into your healthy lifestyle.

Our tip this week:

Tip #15

Okay, so for the past 15 weeks, you’ve been trying to incorporate whole grains into your healthy lifestyle, but now your starting to see more grain products in your fridge, pantry and freezer.¬† We know your want to eliminate your food waste so, can grains go bad? How do we keep them fresh and edible?

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Soil Health Tips for Your Gardens!

Yesterday we talked about World Soil Day and how important soils are to #YourFarmers growing Ontario grains. But, did you know many of these practices farmers use on their grain farms may apply to a small garden as well?

When dealing with soil it is easy to remember that it is a living organism and has the same basic requirements as you or I: food, water, shelter, and air.

Here are eight tips from #YourFarmers farms that you can use in your backyard gardens:

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#TrainWithGrainsTip 14

What constitutes a serving?

We know how hard it is to ensure you and your family are enjoying a healthy lifestyle that includes whole grains. Every Tuesday we will release a #TrainWithGrainsTip that will help you include whole grains into your healthy lifestyle.

Our tip this week is:

Tip #14

You’ve probably heard the phrase, “everything in moderation”. Moderation is the balance between deprivation and overindulgence especially when it comes to food consumption.

Eating good food can be a part of a healthy lifestyle as along as it is done in moderation. And part of knowing that balance is knowing what ideal servings sizes look like. Canada’a Food guide recommends 6-7 grain servings for the average adult. But, what is a serving of grain?

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