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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Stories

Welcome

Things have been quiet here at the site, but behind the scenes we’ve been channeling all of the season’s springtime energy into new growth for The Good Local. We’ve been building an online presence that fits the values we’ve had…

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Stories

Countylicious

Earlier this week, the kitchens at The Public House at Jackson’s Falls Country Inn were abuzz with activity. All hands were on deck at the Milford, Ontario restaurant ahead of Countylicious, Prince Edward County’s seasonal celebration of local food in…

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