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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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Looking Forward to October

Whether you’ve been revelling in second summer or hastening toward your morning PSL (who are we to judge?), it’s undeniable that the seasonal shift is happening. The earth has stood still, ever so briefly balanced between day and night, on…

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Guelph Farmers’ Market

Story by Brianna Bell Photography by Daniel Bell It’s bright and early on Saturday morning, and as much as I would love to take cover beneath my duvet and sleep until the afternoon, I have things to do and places…

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Well Preserved

Interview by Meghan Sheffield Photography by Jeannette Breward It was two days after Christmas. The turkey had been eaten, the guests had all gone home, and Joel MacCharles went back to bed for a long winter’s nap. When he woke…

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Looking Forward to September

There are piles of fresh, local, peaches, zucchini and sweet corn at the local farmer’s market, an unmistakable chill in the morning air, and a strange quiet on the beaches. There’s no denying it: it’s back to school time. Even…

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