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Category: Arts:Food

Exploring and promoting local food culture.

March 6, 2018

Episode 149 “What’s to eat? Getting back into food.

With a few big changes in both their lives, Jonathan and Darren take some time to talk about what is getting them back into cooking. This episode is all about food, great dishes and having some amazing meals around the home. 

February 13, 2018

Episode 148 “What are restaurant overheads”

The final in our three part series questioning restaurant expenses . We are looking into restaurants overheads and talking about the expenses that come with running a restaurant. From renting to cleaning we discuss what these expenses are and what you can do to make things run just a little bit smoother.

January 30, 2018

Recipe Time: Spelt Pancakes

Spelt Pancakes


  • 1 3⁄4 cups spelt flour

  • 2 tablespoons sugar

  • 1 tablespoon baking powder

  • 1⁄4 teaspoon salt

  • 1 egg

  • 1 1⁄2 cups milk

  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil

January 27, 2018

Recipe: Roasted Curry Butternut Squash Soup

Soup Time, warm yourself with this one.



January 18, 2018

Episode 147 ” New Season New Year Lets start cooking again”


 With the new year upon us Darren and Jonathan spend time discussing 2017 and the events surrounding it. This is a chance for the two to reminisce about the previous year. From farming to food banks, they discuss all the interesting events and people they had the fortune of meeting. Darren and Jonathan also spend some time planning for upcoming food challenges, topics, and their ability to interview and learn more in the upcoming year. Feel free to join with us.

January 7, 2018

Episode 146″ What is Labour Cost?”

On this podcast we're doing the second part of our three-part series questioning restaurant costs. We're going to get down to the nitty-gritty and find out about labour costs, business expenses, menu prices, and customer views. We also look at some great ways to save on these costs which can make things go a little bit smoother. 

December 14, 2017

Episode 145 “How do you get kids to eat their vegetables?”

On this week's episode we have the wonderful oppurtunity of sitting down with Shannon Simpson and Caroline Fisher and talking about the amazing salad bar program and Huband Elementary. This program provides a healthy nutritious meal available to all the students for a low cost. Students help portion it, serve it, and importantly not waste anything. Grab a plate and dive in with us as we learn about this program and how you could start it in your own school.

November 28, 2017

Episode 144″ How do you set food cost”

Ever wonder how chefs come up with menu prices? Or what goes into creating the dollar amount you see on menus and how exactly restaurants make their money? On this episode, the first of three, we examine the ever fluctuating cost of food itself. Please enjoy, and as always we enjoy your feedback and reviews.

November 14, 2017

Episode 143 “What is Hydropoic farming”

Allain Lepine from 'Island of Eden Farms' joins Chef Jonathan and Darren tonight to talk about their use of hydroponics to grow local greens and veggies. Starting their farm within a 2.5m x 2.5m x 12m space, they make great use of newer farming techniques, such as vertical and horizontal farming. With the ablility to produce fresh greens year long, and no need of pesticides or herbicides. Listen in to learn more!   

November 3, 2017

Episode 142 “What to pack in my kids lunch?”

  Chef Jonathan Frazier and Darren Howlett may be the hosts of the Edible Valley Podcast, but they are also fathers. This time of year, when the kids have all gone back to school, it's easy to get caught in the habit of sending your kids to school with the same lunch, day after day. Tonight (with recurring guest, James McKerricher) we talk about all of the options with kids' school lunches!