Category: Arts:Food

Join hosts Avery and Lena Cochrane (and sometimes guests) as they sample, rate, and talk about fun foods. History and facts are discussed from treats such as flavoured Oreos, to pumpkin spice, to types of boxed dressing. Listen to an amusing debate about the assessment of a different food theme each week. This couple may not always agree, but they will for sure ridicule each other for not seeing eye to eye. Listen weekly to hear delightful banter about yummy foods!

September 23, 2020

148- We are falling in love with apples.

Welcome to the Mess Hall Podcast, part of the Alberta Podcast Network, Locally grown. Community supported.

This week, Lena and Avery are giving apples a try. From apple drinks to apple treats, we are trying some fun stuff! 

Park Power, a provider of electricity and natural gas in Alberta that offers low rates, awesome service, and profit-sharing with local charities.

Park Power is owned by Kris Kasawski, who has a growing and well-deserved reputation for being a guy who cares. 

If you’re in the Edmonton area, you may have seen him around town in his signature bowtie, supporting local causes and boosting local business. 

He walks that talk with his business — it’s why Park Power shares its profits with local charities. As a new customer, you can choose a Community Partner to receive 10% of the proceeds from your electricity bill, like the CKUA Radio Network. Visit parkpower.ca/ckua/ to find out more. 

This episode of the Mess Hall Podcast is brought to you by CPA Alberta.

Did you know a Chartered Professional Accountant - also known as a CPA- can handle more than just financials?

These three letters mean you're working with a professional who is trained to make a difference in an organization. 

CPAs can bridge all areas of an organization, understand the ins and outs of your business , and bring a holistic view to problem solving. 

If you've never before considered hiring a CPA to take your organization to the next level, what's stopping you? Let a CPA help you bounce back from these tough economic times. 

For an inside look at how Alberta CPAs are supporting their clients through the pandemic, follow CPA Alberta on Facebook, Twitter, Instragram, or LinkedIn. You can also visit cpaalberta.ca to find out more. 

September 16, 2020

147 Edmonton’s Farmers Markets #3

Welcome to the Mess Hall Podcast, part of the Alberta Podcast Network, Locally grown. Community supported.

This week, Lena and Avery finish up our spoils from Edmonton: cocktails, pineapple salsa, za'atar flatbread, perishes, and Calgary perogies.

This episode of The Mess Hall Podcast is brought to you by the Calgary Foundation.

Whether it’s funding anti-racism programs, addiction recovery, or food hampers for the hungry, for 65 years the Calgary Foundation has proudly supported the charitable community to address some of Calgary’s biggest challenges.

Now, during this period of unprecedented urgent needs, Calgary Foundation renewed its commitment to building a healthy, vibrant, giving, caring, and resilient community.

 If you’re a registered charity looking for a grant, a professional advisor creating a giving plan for your client, or a donor wanting to give back to community, discover a wealth of resources at calgaryfoundation.org and learn more about their work through Calgary Foundation’s FacebookTwitter, or Instagram.

 

This episode of The Mess Hall Podcast is brought to you by The Shared Mic. 

Can you remember the last time you spoke to someone from a totally different generation who wasn’t a member of your family? There is so much we can learn from listening to people both younger and older than ourselves. 

The Shared Mic: Conversations for the Ages is a unique, interview-format intergenerational podcast by Age Friendly Edmonton, bringing together Edmontonians of different ages and backgrounds to discuss topics that matter to them. 

Season two launches October 5th and features conversations about cultivating friendships, building careers, exploring virtual theatre, volunteerism and much more. 

Find The Shared Mic on Apple, Google, Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts. The Shared Mic is brought to you by the Edmonton Seniors Coordinating Council and the City of Edmonton. 

September 9, 2020

146- Back to the Edmonton Farmers Markets:this time with Kevin Geggie

Welcome to the Mess Hall Podcast, part of the Alberta Podcast Network, Locally grown. Community supported.

This week, Lena and Avery welcome Kevin Geggie, our very first guest since Covid! We socially distance ourselves and try: Made by Marcus Ice Cream, peach moonshine, Jamaican candy, carrot jam, and a lemongrass basil raw chocolate bar!

The Mess Hall Podcast is happy to have ATB as a sponsor. 

We want to tell you about ATB's new podcast - The Future Of. Join Todd Hirsch, ATB’s Vice President and Chief Economist, as he connects with special guests who offer unique and useful perspectives about the future. Explore how our economy and communities can not only brace for change, but embrace the opportunity it creates. From the future of women in business to the changing nature of work itself, The Future Of helps us understand what’s coming, and what we need to do today to get the tomorrow we want.

Featuring two episodes each month, plus bonus episodes, The Future Of includes interviews with top community and business leaders from Alberta and around the world. 

Subscribe to The Future Of in the Apple Store, Google Play, Spotify and everywhere podcasts are found, and connect to ask your questions about the future by emailing thefutureof@atb.com.

 

This episode is brought to you by Park Power, a provider of electricity and natural gas in Alberta that offers low rates, awesome service, and profit-sharing with local charities.

In Alberta, you get to choose who to buy your energy from. If you choose Park Power, your money stays here. Plus, Park Power shares its profits with local not-for-profits that are working to make a difference for their communities. 

Shopping local is very important to Park Power’s owner, Kris Kasawski, and we love local here at the Alberta Podcast Network, so it’s a great fit.

 

September 2, 2020

145 :Goodies from Edmonton’s Markets

Welcome to the Mess Hall Podcast, part of the Alberta Podcast Network, Locally grown. Community supported.

This week, Lena and Avery travel to Edmonton and visit 3 different farmer's markets and boy, oh boy, they get some goodies: green onion pancakes, marshmallows, vegan mozzarella, and stroopwaffel.

 

This episode of The Mess Hall Podcast is brought to you by the inaugural YEGPodFest — presented by Edmonton Community Foundation, in partnership with the Alberta Podcast Network and LitFest, Canada’s nonfiction festival. 

Running October first through third, the festival will be held entirely online this year, so anyone can experience it. Events will include masterclasses with experts, panel discussions, feature interviews and more. 

Some of APN’s podcasters will be part of  these events, with guests from around the world. 

To find out more, head to yegpodfest.ca and sign up to receive updates.

 

This episode of The Mess Hall Podcast is brought to you by the Calgary Foundation.

Whether it’s funding anti-racism programs, addiction recovery, or food hampers for the hungry, for 65 years the Calgary Foundation has proudly supported the charitable community to address some of Calgary’s biggest challenges.

Now, during this period of unprecedented urgent needs, Calgary Foundation renewed its commitment to building a healthy, vibrant, giving, caring, and resilient community.

 If you’re a registered charity looking for a grant, a professional advisor creating a giving plan for your client, or a donor wanting to give back to community, discover a wealth of resources at calgaryfoundation.org and learn more about their work through Calgary Foundation’s FacebookTwitter, or Instagram.

August 26, 2020

144 - Alberta Farmers Markets

Welcome to the Mess Hall Podcast, part of the Alberta Podcast Network, Locally grown. Community supported.

This week, Lena and Avery went to the Cochrane Farmers Market outside of Calgary and picked up some local goodies with an international flair!

This week's podcast shout out is going to

GIRL TRIES LIFE

Victoria Smith interviews women on the many ways to live an incredible life, with tangible advice on achieving goals. Find out more at www.girltrieslife.com 

This episode is brought to you by Park Power, a provider of electricity and natural gas in Alberta that offers low rates, awesome service, and profit-sharing with local charities.

In Alberta, you get to choose who to buy your energy from. If you choose Park Power, your money stays here. Plus, Park Power shares its profits with local not-for-profits that are working to make a difference for their communities. 

Shopping local is very important to Park Power’s owner, Kris Kasawski, and we love local here at the Alberta Podcast Network, so it’s a great fit.

August 19, 2020

143- We bought the farm…er’s market goodies.

Welcome to the Mess Hall Podcast, part of the Alberta Podcast Network, Locally grown. Community supported.

This week, Lena and Avery try farmer's markets goodies, again:  Pina Colada preserves, pickled garlic, canned mead, and hot sauces.

The Mess Hall Podcast is proud to have ATB as a sponsor. 

We want to tell you about ATB's new podcast - The Future Of. Join Todd Hirsch, ATB’s Vice President and Chief Economist, as he connects with special guests who offer unique and useful perspectives about the future. Explore how our economy and communities can not only brace for change, but embrace the opportunity it creates. From the future of women in business to the changing nature of work itself, The Future Of helps us understand what’s coming, and what we need to do today to get the tomorrow we want.

Featuring two episodes each month, plus bonus episodes, The Future Of includes interviews with top community and business leaders from Alberta and around the world. 

Subscribe to The Future Of in the Apple Store, Google Play, Spotify and everywhere podcasts are found, and connect to ask your questions about the future by emailing thefutureof@atb.com.

This episode of The Mess Hall Podcast is brought to you by World on Fire, a new podcast from CBC Edmonton.
World on Fire is a new five-part series that takes you to the front lines of out of control wildfires in Canada, Australia, and California. 

Recorded during the COVID-19 pandemic, hosts Adrienne Lamb and Mike Flannigan look at what it takes to find hope in the midst of fear and destruction and how communities affected by wildfires rebuild. The series examines the high costs that wildfires cause to people’s health, homes, and communities.

Find World on Fire on the CBC Listen app or wherever you listen to podcasts.

You can also find it online at cbc.ca/worldonfire 

August 12, 2020

142– Back to the Farmers Markets!

Welcome to the Mess Hall Podcast, part of the Alberta Podcast Network, Locally grown. Community supported.

This week, Lena and Avery have some good finds from three farmer's markets. We try vegan Queso dip, spicy pickles, caramel apples preserve, kettle corn and Sazon spice. 

This week's podcast shout out is going to

IT’S A CONSPIRACY!

Andrew, Charlie, and Greg lay out the beliefs behind conspiracy theories, myths, and more. Find out more at itsaconspiracypodcast.com 

This weed the podcast is brought to you in part by

Park Power, a provider of electricity and natural gas in Alberta that offers low rates, awesome service, and profit-sharing with local charities.

Park Power is owned by Kris Kasawski, who has a growing and well-deserved reputation for being a guy who cares. 

If you’re in the Edmonton area, you may have seen him around town in his signature bowtie, supporting local causes and boosting local business. 

He walks that talk with his business — it’s why Park Power shares its profits with local charities. As a new customer, you can choose a Community Partner to receive 10% of the proceeds from your electricity bill, like the CKUA Radio Network. Visit parkpower.ca/ckua/ to find out more. 

August 5, 2020

141 - Organic vs. Regular Vegetables

Welcome to the Mess Hall Podcast, part of the Alberta Podcast Network, Locally grown. Community supported.

 

This week, Lena and Avery compare organic and "regular" vegetables  and learn some interesting vegetable facts. Is there a difference? Is organic worth it? Which one is best? Listen to find out.

This week's podcast shoutout goes to

EMILY MISSED OUT

Emily and Breanne take in pop culture-filled movie classics that Emily has never seen, but should have. Find out more at emilymissedout.com 

The Mess Hall Podcast is proud to have ATB as a sponsor. 

Today I want to tell you about ATB's new podcast - The Future Of. Join Todd Hirsch, ATB’s Vice President and Chief Economist, as he connects with special guests who offer unique and useful perspectives about the future. Explore how our economy and communities can not only brace for change, but embrace the opportunity it creates. From the future of women in business to the changing nature of work itself, The Future Of helps us understand what’s coming, and what we need to do today to get the tomorrow we want.

Featuring two episodes each month, plus bonus episodes, The Future Of includes interviews with top community and business leaders from Alberta and around the world. 

Subscribe to The Future Of in the Apple Store, Google Play, Spotify and everywhere podcasts are found, and connect to ask your questions about the future by emailing thefutureof@atb.com.

July 29, 2020

140 - Farmer’s Market Goodies

Welcome to the Mess Hall Podcast, part of the Alberta Podcast Network, Locally grown. Community supported.

 

This week, Lena and Avery try local goods from the farmer's market.  Garlic crunchies, rum, and lemon chia jam are a few of the things we sampled.

 

This weeks podcast shoutout is going to

ED - CONVERSATIONS ABOUT THE TEACHING LIFE

Honest conversations between educators. Hosted by teacher Shane Lawrence.

 

This episode of The Mess Hall Podcast is brought to you by World on Fire, a new podcast from CBC Edmonton.
World on Fire is a new five-part series that takes you to the front lines of out of control wildfires in Canada, Australia, and California. 

Recorded during the COVID-19 pandemic, hosts Adrienne Lamb and Mike Flannigan look at what it takes to find hope in the midst of fear and destruction and how communities affected by wildfires rebuild. The series examines the high costs that wildfires cause to people’s health, homes, and communities.

Find World on Fire on the CBC Listen app or wherever you listen to podcasts.

You can also find it online at cbc.ca/worldonfire 

July 22, 2020

139 -Summer Lovin’

Welcome to the Mess Hall Podcast, part of the @albertapodnet Locally grown. Community supported.

 

This week, Lena and Avery try summer treats: ice cream inspired Hershey bars, chipotle truffle Aero, Sour Patch Kids, ice cream and then finished off with a s'more. 

 

This week's show is brought to you in art by ATB.

Interested in making a positive impact on your community? ATB Goodness Grows offers a way for Albertans to help and uplift their community at any time. Through Goodness Grows, Albertans can pay it forward by sharing their acts of goodness, and create a chain reaction to inspire others to do the same. Use the hashtag #ATBGoodnessGrows to follow along, get inspired, and join in. 

 

This episode is brought to you by Park Power, a provider of electricity and natural gas in Alberta that offers low rates, awesome service, and profit-sharing with local charities.

 

In Alberta, you get to choose who to buy your energy from. If you choose Park Power, your money stays here. Plus, Park Power shares its profits with local not-for-profits that are working to make a difference for their communities. 

 

Shopping local is very important to Park Power’s owner, Kris Kasawski, and we love local here at the Alberta Podcast Network, so it’s a great fit.

 

Learn more at parkpower.ca