Stories

Ontario Winter Bounty Apple Crisp

Story by Brianna Bell Photography by Daniel Bell “So, have you been here since the beginning of The Mustard Seed?” I ask Emma Cubitt, while we stand in the back of the unassuming kitchen in Hamilton’s popular co-op grocery store….

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The Mustard Seed

Story by Brianna Bell Photography by Daniel Bell It’s a bitter cold March day in Hamilton, Ontario as I watch shoppers rush through the doors of the local grocery co-op. I heave my heavily pregnant body out of my van,…

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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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Recipes

One Hundred-Year old Christmas pudding

Story & prop styling by Meghan Sheffield Photography by Jeannette Breward Christmas pudding, unappealing brown blob that it is, has always held a special place in my heart; a place where the rush and anxiety of the holidays have passed,…

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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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