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Fri, June 28 2013
We really couldn't bear the thought of waiting until next spring for more asparagus. So, we partnered up with London's finest Serbian eatery with an eat local conscience, Kantina Restaurant. We provided the finest last of the season organic Mazak asparagus, and Kantina Chef Dacha provided the recipes and expertise. The result,...
Fri, June 14 2013
Researchers went through a lot of time, money and effort to find that that organic strawberries are more nutritious and flavourful than their counterparts. The scientific method has its purpose, but it doesn't take much of a scientist to tell you that these strawberries are amazing. These are't the mammoth California variety that have...
Mon, May 27 2013
"Asparagus the First" is harvested by a migrant labourer working for one of 50 large landholding corporations that control 95% of Peru’s export asparagus market (Interestingly enough, there is virtually no domestic market for asparagus in Peru as it’s not a native species there and has yet to make inroads into Peruvian...
Tue, April 30 2013
Resembling a white carrot, from a cultivation perspective, these humble roots are a very different crop. Planted in early spring, they mature slowly until fall. That long occupation of the field is part of the reason parnsips are a bit pricier than carrots. The majority of parnsips are harvested in the fall and then stored over the...
Fri, March 29 2013
We were absolutely thrilled with our nomination to the environmental leadership award. You may recall, however, a bit of skepticism on our part as to the ability of our environmental activities to be rendered quantifiable for judging purposes. So, we were justifiably (I think) ecstatic to be named finalists by the estimable and...
Sun, March 10 2013
We are excited to share the latest On The Move news with you: we have been selected as finalists for a London Chamber of Commerce Business Achievement Award in the Environmental Leadership category! This is a huge honour for us, and we'd like to extend our gratitude to all of our customers for supporting us as we navigate the challenges of...
Fri, November 30 2012
This is what 0.4 tonnes of C02 reduction looks like!   Ellie and I spent the morning putting the finishing touches on On The Move Organics’ application for London Chamber of Commerce Environmental Leadership award – “open to all companies that have successfully set new standards for innovation...
Tue, October 23 2012
Four sample tubes of Wildflowers Tea local blends, a favourite tea pot, and the best little tea book around: "A Decent Cup of Tea" by the inimitable Malachi McCormick. Read it in the cafe! Today we are pleased to introduce you to Wildflowers Tea, a small company based out of the St. Thomas area and run by the wonderful Jane Magri, a...
Tue, September 25 2012
First of all, Ellie, Max and Jeff from The Root Cellar & On The Move Organics got to attend an amazing presentation last night at the Palace Theatre from Earthship Biotecture. What an inspiring display of architectural and ecological innova tion. Thanks to everyone that came to say hi at our coffee booth, and thanks to Marianne for...
Fri, September 21 2012
A (Brief) Ode to the Coronation Grape Tiny bulb of bursting tartness, Indigo skin and seedless flesh. Not your average table-grape: Grape sophistication.  Folks, as fellow local food lovers, we bring you sad but inevitable news: it is time to say goodbye to the dainty coronation grape. Let us take this time to reflect on the past season...


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