Local nutrition entrepreneur presents Your Canadian Food Story (via Edmonton Journal)

New collection of recipes explore food connections coast-to-coast Sharing recipes and food stories is a time-honoured tradition. Now, one local entrepreneur and holistic nutrition consultant, Loretta Friedrich, has published a book of food stories she has collected...

In the News: Food stories from sea to shining sea (via Eat North)

What’s your story? Twyla Campbell of Eat North wrote an enchanting article covering Your Food Story and featuring an interview with author Loretta Friedrich. 

Your Food Story’s First 4 Minutes of Fame: GlobalTV Appearance!

Your Canadian Food Story and I went on our first grand media adventure together! Read on for an insider scoop about what it's like to prep to be interviewed, the behind-the-scenes of the studio, and a special guest appearance by a lamb and goat in diapers. Click here...

#1 Bestseller and Hot New Release!

I'm moved beyond words. Thanks to all of you, we are rising in (multiple) bestsellers lists! While working on this book, I knew it was truly unique among its peers. To see it rise to the #1 Bestseller ranking on within days of publishing is truly humbling....

YCFS Book Launch – April 29, 2018

Please join us in celebrating with Loretta Friedrich at the book release of Your Canadian Food Story: Nourishing Stories and Recipes from Across Canada! Mark your calendars for Sunday, April 29 from 1:30-4:00PM at Rossdale Community Hall. Your Canadian Food Story...


YFS Member: Cyndy Hancock from Edmonton, Alberta

Cyndy HancockEdmonton, Alberta 1. List some highlights of or reasons to visit the area where you currently live. Why would we want to go there? When is the best time to travel there, and why? We have a beautiful and clean city: there are parks everywhere, and the...

Remembering Dad: Please Pass the Potatoes

I’m not sure how young I was when I realized my Dad’s love for potatoes. It wasn’t just a mediocre love, no, more like a to-die-for passion for this tuber. You couldn’t eat enough of them. Potatoes were a necessity for life. And life with the potato we had. Our...

Rescuing Fruit: From the Tree to Baked Breakfast Goodness

In the summer of 2017, I had the pleasure of accompanying a group of fruit rescue folks from Fruits of Sherbrooke to a picking location just outside of St. Albert, Alberta. The backyard was huge for a city lot, containing an outstanding full orchard of Evans cherry...


Looking for recipes? Check out our Instagram feed!

Instagram Feed

  • First meal cooked at home in a long time! While our renovations are still in full swing, including the kitchen, I managed to uncover the stove that's placed in the middle of nowhere and make us supper.
Presenting the Beyond Meat burger (finally tasted this thing... not bad!) nestled in a glutenfree bun along with my garden arugula, @doefsgreenhouses cucumber (had a chunk left from when we last were in YEG at @strathconamarket), local BC greenhouse tomatoes, and sliced market onions. Our glorious side is fresh @vernon_farmers_market asparagus that was lightly heated in @oliveoilbc Picual evoo served with a dash of truffle sea salt and a spritz of lemon juice.
Makes me feel almost human tonight eating a homecooked meal. Lol.
#homecook #homecooked #vegan #vegandiet #dairyfree #glutenfree #beyondmeat #mygarden #freshgreens #marketfoods #supportlocal #farmersmarket #springfood #spring
What's #urfoodstory? 🌱
  • The positive side of renovation madness -- including a non functional kitchen -- is purposefully setting aside money to eat out... lots! Here we have one of our absolute favourite meals from one of our favourite eateries in Vernon, @stationbbq. How can you not love the Texas Beef Brisket platter (we share for two)? So good! And this time, we also ordered the Mississippi Mud Pie. Oh wow. Plate licking good!
You got to eat here.
#tastevernon #lovelocal #lovelocal #downtownvernon #bbq #bbqfood #authenticbbq #smokehouse #foodie #mudpie #foodporn #dessert #OFTVernon
  • Drinks, breads, cheese... what more do you need?? 😋
Swiping left to right we have:
* NORTHERN LIGHTS TEA LEMONADE from @teassentialteas
* a selection of primarily Canadian cheese from newly opened (today, congrats again!) @wedge_cheesery
Park your car and walk a short block to get all three, and more goodies, from these locally-owned businesses here in @downtownvernon!
#lovelocal #tastevernon #vernonfood #vernonbc #localfood #supportlocal #eatbc #eatlocal #buylocal #tourismvernon #OFTVernon #foodie #foodgram #igfood #okanaganfood

Join the Community

We're excited to meet you! Be a part of one of the most important conversations of our time - about our food history, present, and future. What's #urfoodstory?

Behind-the-Scenes Content

View videos and interviews from book contributors and connect with the author! Learn more about the hearts and minds behind the collection.

Sprout: The Next Stage

Ready to (re)discover your health and start the next chapter in your story? Easily preview our customizable program. and book a consultation!

Explore the Project: Coming Soon

Still can't get enough? Check out our next steps and our vision. Don't see your suggestion? Contact us with your ideas!