Apart from the fact that breads have no real taste these days and certainly don’t have the same smell when baking, there is this: “Wheat harvest protocol in the United States is to drench the wheat fields with Roundup several … Continue reading ISSUES – FOOD: Are you suspicious because bread doesn’t taste the same and baking bread doesn’t even smell the same!..
This article was first written in 2008. Today in 2022, the cost of fuel for the huge ships that bring our increasingly expensive essentials from far afield may indeed see us returning to local produce and coastal sail. What do … Continue reading OPINION – Short Sea Shipping! Did I Doze Off or What?
First posted on November 6, 2010 by Art Fried dough with wild strawberry jam or just slathered with real butter! It seems like yesterday rather than 60 years ago when I, my brothers, and every friend who was downwind would … Continue reading FOOD: Fried Dough – An original Fundy Wonder
Well now, if you haven’t tried Scottish recipes, you really need to give these ones a try … Oat Cake the old recipe, Fat Rascals, Porridge Bread, Oatmeal Nibblers, Scots Plum Pudding, Gram’s, Ginger Snaps, Gooseberry Jam, Hawthorne Jelly, Rhubarb … Continue reading FOOD: Some Original Scottish Recipes to Try & Enjoy
I remember when Connors was acquired by George Weston Ltd. in 1967. At the time, it was mainly just another takeover by the big boys, with the usual siphoning off of our resource dollars to folks far, far away. But … Continue reading LOOKING BACK: THE REAL STORY behind the bankruptcy of Connors Brothers Ltd & Bumble Bee Foods LLC
By JUSTINE E. HAUSHEER JANUARY 21, 2019 Rappahannock Oyster Co in Topping, Virginia. Photo © Jason Houston Nets of diseased, lice-ridden salmon. Escapee fish polluting the gene pools of wild populations. Miles of mangroves bulldozed to build shrimp farms. Aquaculture … Continue reading ISSUES: Aquaculture Could Be Conservation’s Secret Weapon – Before you lose it … read it!
THE STORY You can make it fancy or the way I really like it … plain old fried dough with wild strawberry jam or just slathered with real butter! It seems like yesterday rather than 60 years ago … Continue reading FOOD: Remembering Fried Dough – An Original Fundy Wonder
M. G. FISHERIES LTD. Grand Manan, NB, Canada How to Cook a Lobster Use salt water if possible, if not add lots of salt to your water. You want to steam the lobster not boil it. Boiling will cause the … Continue reading FOOD – Chances are you don’t know how to cook a lobster!
There are lots of opinions about aquaculture today, but way back when the first site was tried out in the Bay of Fundy over 40 years ago, it’s success was thought to have all sorts of potentially positive benefits that … Continue reading LOOKING BACK – Taming the Leaper – Aquaculture in 1980s
Tim and Amy Sheehan, co-owners of Gulf of Maine Inc. in Pembroke, are bringing innovation to the tradition-bound clamming industry in Washington County. Their efforts appear to be paying off: They anticipate gross sales of $2 million by year’s … Continue reading BUSINESS: Company builds clamming industry in Maine’s poorest county – Wait until you see what it is really worth!
Well it seems that radioactive iodine has found it’s way into seaweeds on both coasts. Unfortunately there is little current information that I can find since it seems no testing is done along our Atlantic coast. Art MacKay Click to … Continue reading RADIOACTIVITY: Jeez … is your dulse radioactive?
Did you know Tritium is released daily into the water and air? And it’s safe they say. Others think not. Click to access nuclear-radiation-for-dinner-tritium-bioaccumulates-in-blue-mussels-but-what-about-scallops-clams-and-quahog.pdf GET MORE GREAT ARTICLES – SUBSCRIBE TO ATLANTICA LIVE RIGHT NOW! Continue reading RADIATION FOR DINNER? Tritium Bioaccumulates in Blue Mussels – But what about scallops, clams and quahogs?