Stories

Eating Local In The Fraser Valley

Author Angie Quaale is a Fraser Valley local and the owner of gourmet food store Well Seasoned. Her book, Eating local in the Fraser Valley, takes the reader on a road trip from Langley to Abbotsford to Chilliwack, with stops…

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Guelph, Ontario

Tomme Cheese

Andrew Wheeler is a self-described storyteller, and right now he’s telling stories about cheese. It’s not hard to see how stories and cheese connect when you watch Andrew, and his wife Kim, serve customers in their one-of-a-kind Downtown Guelph cheese shop….

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Do Good. Eat Clean. Live Simply

August Swinson is a First Nation artist from Scugog Island, Ontario. He works in a variety of styles and uses a mix of hand drawn and computer generated illustrations. August is influenced by the beauty of nature and the classic Canadian landscape, and…

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Stories

Happy Holidays

This week is going to be a little wonky. Whether you celebrate Christmas or not, if you even so much as need to pick up a few groceries this week? It’s gonna be nuts. Much of this hullabaloo comes pretty…

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Stories

Appleflats

Signs of Glen and Alex Smyth’s business acumen as purveyors of crabapple jelly can be found in the most unlikely place: the bathroom of their childhood home.There on a blue wall between the sink and shower is a sign advertising…

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Stories

Apron Strings

When veteran journalist Jan Wong found herself out of the newspaper business and teaching at a college in the Maritimes, she hatched a fantastic plan for her first sabbatical: a trip around the world to learn from home cooks. Wong…

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Nova Scotia

East Coast Lobster Rope Products

Bob Sperry and Nancy Mills are the forces behind East Coast Lobster Rope Products, a company that crafts stunning and durable products made from new lobster rope purchased from suppliers in the Maritimes. Nancy and Bob create handmade woven mats,…

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Hamilton, Ontario

Dundurn Market

It’s hard to miss the emerald green Dundurn Market that proudly stands at the corner of Hamilton’s energetic Dundurn neighbourhood. Located at 346 Dundurn Street S at the Aberdeen and Dundurn Street South intersection, the market offers a quiet escape…

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Muskoka North Good Food Co-op

During the first week of summer my family and I spent a week vacationing in Muskoka. After a few days of eating like I was on vacation I had started to crave local in-season produce, something I have become accustomed…

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Prince Edward County

Seedlings

There are a few universal experiences in this life, and one of them has got to be what is often called the “work-life balance” — puzzling out the answer to earning a good living while maintaining strong relationships. An age…

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