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Joel MacCharles

Co-Founder, Writer, Cook,

Joel MacCharles is a home cook. His passion for food includes eating, cooking, growing, hunting, reading and writing about it. He is also passionate about studying and creating change for sustainability, small farmers and food security. He (with his partner Dana) has shared more than 1,700 articles and recipes on food-related topics (especially preserving food) through several online communities anchored by When not online, look for him at a Farmer’s Market, Community Function or chatting to a Chef or Farmer about preserving.
You Are What You Eat: My Talk at AP

You Are What You Eat: My Talk at TEDxToronto

My talk explored some of the food-related problems shared by most North Americans. I propose that new problems don't always need new solutions and that preserving food could be a practical, time and money saving solution to some of our struggles.
11/08/2013 12:40 EST
Embrace Preserving, Dent the

Embrace Preserving, Dent the Universe

"We're here to put a dent in the universe. Otherwise, why else even be here?" -- Steve Jobs I came of age in the early 90s. I wore Doc Martens, a lot of plaid and I knew what teen spirit smelled li...
09/26/2013 05:16 EDT