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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Looking Forward to November

Put that single-serving candy you swiped from the kids down. Seriously. This isn’t some kind of health thing — it’s about timing. We don’t have time to waste on Reese’s Cups! Things are about to get really spooky. Enter any…

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Restaurants for Change

On October 18, 90+ restaurants in 19 cities are donating proceeds from dinner service to support community food programs across Canada, part of an event called Restaurants for Change. Participating restaurants will donate 50-100% of that evening’s dinner service sales…

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