Food is often a central character in movies. At Devour, we fully support food taking a starring role, whether it’s meatballs falling from the sky or a documentary about fungi. We’ve been working on a list of favourites and are happy to share them with you.
Books are always a great addition to any home, but giving and receiving books as gifts has to be the cherry on top. We’ve gathered this list of food-themed kids picture books that you’ll enjoy reading to your littles as much as they will enjoy the stories.
In addition to nourishment, food brings us comfort. Whether its the happy memories associated with certain dishes or the hit of dopamine your brain gets when you eat chocolate. We break down why comfort food is, well, so darn comforting.
Ever wonder how being part of a CSA might change the way you think about your food? Learn how you can directly support small farmers by becoming part of a CSA. They are a win-win-win; good for the community, good for the the planet, and good for you too.
Learn more about why Devour is excited to be partnering with 7K Ranch. With a focus on connection to the land, to community, and to each other,7K Ranch is part of the movement that is changing how people relate to the food they bring to their table.
Cooking is much more than just tossing in a sauce and hoping for the best. Like many things in life, everything good comes from having the right balance of ingredients. Learn some of our favourite tips for staying creative in the kitchen.
Watch this fun video about 'The Potato Project'. A fantastic collaboration with The Calgary Food Bank to transform thousands of pounds of donated potatoes into thousands of ready-to-eat servings of potato soup, smashed potatoes, and O'Brien potatoes.
There were many people involved in picking up the pieces and filling in the gap to provide lunches to kids no longer in school. Julie Van Rosendaal, a well-known and much-loved cookbook writer and cook was uniquely positioned to step in and help.
Two teachers - Megan Dobchuk-Land and Tanya Bonham from the Bowcroft school in Bowness created a network that fed hundreds of kids over the Spring and Summer of 2020. Watch and learn about how they created the ‘Bowness Food Network’.
Devour was one of many groups trying to ensure that children in need still received their daily lunch after the schools closed in mid-March. It was a win-win scenario. Over 12 weeks, the Devour team made 20,873 sandwiches for hungry kids.
We have made a sincere commitment to preparing as much of our food from scratch as humanly possible. Sure, it takes more time, but when we see people devouring the (flavourful) fruits of our labour, we know we’re doing things right.
Devour believes that each day gives us something to celebrate. Gratitude, appreciation and connection are the essential ingredients for every celebration no matter how large or small. We call it heartfelt hospitality and we bring it to everything we do.