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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Stories

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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Vancouver

True to my Roots

If you like midcentury design, bright and bold colours, paper goods that are unique, and handcrafted by local artisans, then you’ll love Badger & Burke. Eclectic paper design company Badger & Burke was founded in 2017 by Holton Brock and…

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Hamilton, Ontario

541 Eatery & Exchange

The instant you walk into 541 Eatery & Exchange you know you’ve entered a unique public space. A group of children play in the corner with toys, while two mothers – cradling steaming cups of coffee – chat together at a…

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Prince Edward County

A Taste of Prince Edward County

Award-winning Canadian food writer Chris Johns and Prince Edward County based photographer Johnny C.Y. Lam have teamed up to created A Taste of Prince Edward County: A Guide to People, Places & Food of Ontario’s Favourite Getaway. The book covers…

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