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End of Winter Salad

Story by Meghan Sheffield Photography by Jeannette Breward It’s the end of the winter — a blue sky day and brilliant sun make promises the still-frozen earth and damp chill can’t deliver on. Danielle French, the owner of South Pond…

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Local Convenience

Story by Hailey Brooks Photography by Jessica Dybenko A typical visit to a convenience store is meant to be, well, convenient. A customer walks in, makes their purchase, and walks out without having to shut their car off. The formulaic…

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Cultivate: A festival of food and drink in photos

PHOTOGRAPHY BY JEANNETTE BREWARD Cultivate is a year-round non-profit organization focused on local food initiatives in Northumberland County, Ontario. Its biggest annual project is Cultivate: A Festival of Food and Drink — three days of live music, local food and…

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The Suppermarket

Story by Amanda McAllister Photography by Jeremy Hatch and Janet Tyrie I was out in the open air, crystal blue skies, full pure white clouds and the sun beaming down on my shoulders. In the distance I could see ceaseless…

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Cultivate: A Festival of Food and Drink

Story by Meghan Sheffield Photography by Jeannette Breward It’s not even seven AM yet and Jeff Bray and Amelia Sheffield are loading up a pickup truck parked in front of their brick row house. She’s carrying a cooler, he’s got…

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Hope House in Guelph, Ontario

Story by Brianna Bell Photography by Daniel Bell In a 175-year-old church building, in the heart of Downtown Guelph, a smiling man exits through a cheery red door holding a bag of groceries. He has just selected his groceries at HOPE…

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The Good Local Instagram

You can now follow The Good Local on Instagram! We’ll be posting photos from each story as well as bonus content you will only find on The Good Local social networks. Follow us and celebrate Canada’s local food scenes. @thegoodlocal…

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Shaws Creek CSA

Story by Brianna Bell Photography by Daniel Bell Drive an hour north of Toronto and you might find yourself at one of the most counter-cultural operations just outside of the city. Shaws Creek CSA, an earth friendly community supported agriculture…

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Holly Ray Farms

Photography by Liam Crawford Written by Hailey Brooks Even though the 2016 season is just getting started we are looking back at a day late in the 2015 season with Holly Ray Farms. Nestled just outside of Stirling Ontario, Holly…

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