Sophie Mendes


Canadian Food Needs You and Here is How You Can Help

Given all the recent uncertainty surrounding international trade relations, this harvest season is an especially important time for everyone across the foodservice industry to come together in support of Canadian food. With Canada being the world’s fifth largest exporter of agriculture products, our farming communities largely depend on foreign markets for their livelihood. But our actions here at home can still make an important difference. Putting Canada on the Menu with Food Day Canada One way to show support is by serving cuisine made with domestically sourced ingredients and joining in the celebration of Food Day Canada on Saturday, Aug. 3. For 16 years, this mid-summer day of action has been giving Canadians a platform to share our distinct and diverse culinary culture with each other and the world. Started by Anita Stewart, an educator and writer who has been advocating on behalf of Canadian cuisine for decades, Food…