Prairie Fruit Book Debuts at Gardening Saturday

The Prairie Fruit Cookbook will be making its debut at Gardening Saturday this weekend.  Quantities will be limited.  Our printer, Gateway Publishing, is pulling out all the stops to have 150 copies available for this Saturday.  The rest will be available at the official launch at McNally Robinson on Monday, April 30, 2012.

The book will be

$19.95+ GST = $20.95 or FREE with a $50 donation to Fruit Share

Fruit Share will keep $5 of every book sold at Gardening Saturday.

Here’s one of the great recipes you’ll find in the book.

Rhubarb Honey Bran Muffins

Yield: Makes 12 muffins

Rhubarb Honey Bran Muffins

Delicious, moist muffins. You won't believe these are bran muffins! Try them with any prairie fruit.

Fruit Share at Gardening Saturday

Fruit Share is going to Gardening Saturday.  Are you?

One of the most anticipated springtime gardening events for Manitoba Gardeners, Gardening Saturday will have everything you need to get ready for the spring gardening season.   It’s   your chance to talk to the experts, discover new products and methods and indulge your passion for gardening.

We’re excited to have a display in the Food Market so be sure to say hello.  We’ll be selling a limited number of copies of the Prairie Fruit Cookbook (click for a sneak preview).  Our printer has put in a rush order for 200 copies – the rest won’t be available until the official launch at McNally Robinson’s on Monday, April 30.  This 226 page, recipe, preserving and harvesting book featuring 9 different prairie fruit is one of those go-to reference guides that will be on your bookshelf for life.

Prairie Fruit Jeopardy – Ag in the City

Discover Agriculture in the City returns for a seventh year to the heart of Winnipeg Friday, March 16 to Sunday, March 18 at the historic Forks Market. This free, three-day event offers a rich, colourful glimpse inside one of Canada’s most vibrant industries through interactive exhibits, presentations, activities and cooking demonstrations. Discover Ag in the City.

Fruit Share will be there too!  We’ll be leading the crowd in a rousing game of Fruit Jeopardy to see just how much Winnipegers know about prairie fruit.

We’ll be on the main stage from 3:00 to 3:30 on Friday, March 16.  It’s guaranteed to be a great time!

Sharing Our Surplus on TEDxManitoba

On February 9, 2012, I had the honour and privilege of presenting about Fruit Share and Sharing Our Surplus at TEDxManitoba.  Today, that presentation is available on You Tube for everyone to watch.

Take a look and discover your X.

Share X: Sharing Our Surplus

Passionate about Sharing Fruit Photo by:Richard Ray Photography