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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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Pan American Food & Music Festival in Photos

Now in its fifth year, The Pan American Food & Music Festival is Canada’s only annual festival that celebrates the Western Hemisphere’s rich diversity of cuisine, music and art. This free event is presented annually in Toronto to reinforce the growing…

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Fairmont Royal York’s Bee Hotels

Interview by Meghan Sheffield Photography by Jeannette Breward After a recent visit to the rooftop garden at Toronto’s Fairmont Royal York, we were intrigued by the “bee hotels” we saw providing habitat for native species, alongside the hotel’s own honeybee…

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Looking back at July

A recap of stories from the month of July As we round the bend on July, summer’s final stretch comes into view, and we find ourselves at the peak of summer road trip season. Some combination of heat, humidity, mainstream…

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Pantry and Palate

Interview by Meghan Sheffield Simon Thibault is a Halifax-based full-time food writer and radio producer who is also a programmer for the Devour Food and Film Festival in Wolfville, Nova Scotia. Simon’s new cookbook, Pantry and Palate, explores his Acadian…

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Rubbermaid Rooftop Lunch in Photos

Hosted at the rooftop garden of the iconic Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Toronto, the hotel’s Executive Chef Robert Mills demonstrated the ins and outs of DIY garden-fresh produce and how to extend the life of fruits and vegetables using…

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Looking back at June

A recap of stories from the month of June This time of year is one of celebration. Here in the Northern Hemisphere, the sun’s rays are at their most powerful, and the earth seems to receive all that energy with…

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