Emily Van Halem

Emily Van Halem is a writer, local food advocate and newbie farmer based in Toronto. She has worked on world crop projects with The Stop Community Food Centre, Toronto Public Health and Vineland Research and Innovation Centre.

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Two summers ago, I was on a mission of sorts. I was learning how to authentically cook vegetables I had never heard of from around the world. But instead of...
Curried chicken and okra recipe from The Stop. A\J.

Succulent and perfectly balanced, this slightly saucy dish is quite simple to prepare. While mixing okra with water tends to enhance its slippery mouth feel, the lemon juice in this recipe...

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