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"Eating according to the season used to be a traditional necessity. We feasted on the bounty of the warm months and we subsisted on our stored larder in the bleak winter months.... Caring growers are rediscovering the heritage foods of our ancestors, and enlightened shoppers are looking for ways to eat seasonal produce and support the efforts of our local agricultural community" (p. 17).
Cinda Chavich concentrates on the food produced in Alberta and celebrates the local ranchers, growers and producers.