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In the spirit of the season, we’ve assembled all the information you need to know about spot prawns—from what to look for when buying, how to freeze them, to everything in between. Soon you’ll be cooking spot prawns like a pro and if you’re smart, freezing them to enjoy throughout the summer.

img28o1-544x402-2573055 It's that time of year again! Today is Cinco de Mayo, and though many celebrate it, not many know what it's really all about. Cinco de Mayo celebrates the Mexican victory against the French in the Battle of Puebla. For this decisive battle, the Mexicans were outnumbered—a paltry 2,000 poorly-equipped soldiers against the strong 6,000 French. On May 5th, the Mexicans crushed the French. And so, May 5th, or Cinco de Mayo, is a festive (and often boozy) day of celebrations. If you're looking to avoid the alcohol this year, or better yet, prepare your body accordingly for the upcoming drinks, try these fresh and festive recipes!

o-office-desk-lunch-facebook-884x1024-7067632 One of the biggest hurdles of everyday life is food prep. With school, or kids, or work, by the end of the day, food prep is one of the last thing you want to be thinking about. With a little bit of discipline, though, having a solid lunch can really make a difference for your workday. In addition to ensuring that you're getting all the nutrients you need to stay healthy, you'll also feel better after fuelling yourself with the proper food. Here are some tips and recipes to help you beat that mid-day hump and 3 o'clock wall!

imagejpeg_4-6581711 On Sunday, April 19, The Vancouver Sun held their 31st annual Sun Run. The 10-kilometre run took 40,000 people—Vancouverites and those visiting alike—all around downtown Vancouver, across two bridges, down two beaches, and some daunting hills. The Urban Cultivator team decided that this was the year that we made our foray into the competitive world of professional racing.

planting-plant-1024x819-4601256 Sustainability has been a hot topic for some time now, but really, what does it mean? And have you been doing what you should be to be sustainable? We live in a biological system. In order for us to survive, we need it to be diverse, and we need it to stay diverse. That's what sustainability; it's crucial because it contributes to survival of all organisms, the ones currently living, and the ones in the future. We need to use our resources wisely so that our future generations will also have them to live. But of course, of course—you're busy. You don't have time to go out of the way to do more. But remember: the future is yours. You have a direct hand at making it better. So what are some real ways you can contribute without, say, driving a solar-powered car and only using candles? Here's how you can be a little more sustainable every day.