Category: Food

Community Dining, Food Safety and tips.

Countdown to Spring: Healthy Eating

Are you busy looking after mom, dad, kids and/or a spouse? To keep up with the demands of life, you need good nutrition. And good nutrition means getting the right amount of nutrients from healthy foods. So, we are turning to experts to help make feeding yourself and ones you care for simple and fun! Marilyn Smith…

Local Farmers Markets

WTSS is a big fan of Local Farmers Markets! We would like to highlight two School Grown market garden sites – Bendale BTI and Eastdale CI – which are in full swing. They have been harvesting cool weather salad greens throughout the month of May for restaurant sales and will be starting back up at our full…

Try some Ukrainian Meals-on-Wheels @HumberSeniors

Would you like to try some Ukrainian Meals-on-Wheels? Offered through Humber Services for Seniors (HSS), the Meals-on-Wheels service provides hot, nutritious, meals 5 days a week for older adults and adults with disabilities. Ukrainian meals are prepared by the Ukrainian Canadian Care Centre and delivered to your front door! Fees apply.  Subsidies may be available.…

The Nutrition Facts Table

Have you ever wondering what that information means on the label for all the food you buy?   It’s called the Nutrition Facts Table and it’s there to help in several ways.  Almost all pre-packaged foods have a Nutrition Facts table. It looks the same on most foods but some fresh foods do not have one.…

Countdown to Spring: Healthy Eating

Are you busy looking after mom, dad, kids and/or a spouse? To keep up with the demands of life, you need good nutrition. And good nutrition means getting the right amount of nutrients from healthy foods. So, we are turning to experts to help make feeding yourself and ones you care for simple and fun! Watch this…

Food Safety

Residents who have been without power, or recently had their power restored, are advised to reduce the risk of a food borne illness: If you have been without power for 24 hours or longer, all food in the fridge should be thrown out. During a power outage of 48 hours or longer, all food in…