Another season has come to an end, a season filled with highs, some lows, new adventures and lots of things to keep working on. Amidst all the travel and changing scenery, one thing remained constant: I always ran out of dried peaches before the end of my trips.
Posts Tagged: seeds
Winter is here and the ski season is kicking off in Canada! I’ve been busy as usual this year with both skiing and school, and can’t wait for the racing to begin. These past few months of training have been pretty incredible.
Are you a vegetarian? Are you looking to incorporate more plant-based meals and snacks into your routine? If so, nuts, seeds and dried fruit might just become your new best friend! What is a vegetarian?
The soil appears baked dry under the relentless sun, but even with no rain in the forecast for this area of Austria – Styria – the farmer we’re visiting seems optimistic about a good harvest! This region is famous for its Styrian pumpkin seeds, which is a sturdy crop with few predators and, fortunately, somewhat… Read more »
The farmers markets are back in full swing around our home province of BC, and with them comes an abundance of fresh local produce. One of the things we love to get at this time of year is fresh salad greens! If you’re looking for a way to make your lunch or dinner salad a… Read more »
Golden, sun-kissed and vibrant are words that are not commonly used to describe the month of November, which is why we here at Rancho thought it was only fitting to provide you with a little relief from the dreary grey of fall in the form of our product of the month: sunflower seeds! The ultimate… Read more »
Welcome, October! Now that it is officially fall, it’s time to shift our focus to all things autumn. The nights are becoming cooler, the leaves are beginning to slip from the trees, and it’s time to break out those favourite harvest-time foods. One of my go-to snacks, raw, roasted or salted, hulled or in-shell, there’s… Read more »
Rancho Vignola had the honour to meet and spend an afternoon recently with the supplier of our delicious organic pumpkin seeds, Rainer Schalk, CEO of Schalk-Muehle. In Canada for the CHFA West Trade Show and Conference in Vancouver, we were delighted that he drove to Armstrong to visit us, tour the Rancho Vignola facility and… Read more »
This month’s star of our show is the wonderfully tasty and nutritious Hemp Seed. You may also be familiar with the terms “hemp seed hearts” and “hemp nuts”. With a mild, nutty flavour and soft texture, our high quality hemp seeds pack quite a dietary punch!
Canada is the number-one producer of flax in the world, generating over 368,000 metric tonnes annually, followed closely by China, Russia and India. The cool and humid temperatures of various parts of North America make the flax plant an ideal crop. It is easy to grow, with the right soil and right conditions, as it… Read more »