Category Archives: Eat Local

  • Caffeine and Your Health

    Posted on October 16, 2015 by localsource in Eat Local, Nutrition, Uncategorized.

    Caffeine is a mild stimulant that is found in coffee, tea, energy drinks, chocolate and even in some supplements and medications. According to Health Canada, caffeine intake for adults is safe up to 400mg/day. This amount equates to 3- 8oz cups of coffee/day. For women who are pregnant or breastfeeding, it is safe to have […]

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  • Why Eat Local?

    Posted on April 9, 2015 by localsource in Eat Local.

    So you might be wondering, why should I be eating more local? There are numerous reasons, including the reduction of environmental impacts with less shipping miles, and the provision of support to small farmers in your community, which helps the local economy. However, one of the main reasons why the Local Food Movement began is […]

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