Local Producers

  • Brandy Caffe

Coffee with the Neighbours

By |June 11th, 2024|Comments Off on Coffee with the Neighbours

Brandy Caffe is a special blend of Italian roast coffee and brandy, created by Cappuccino King and Bridgeland Distillery to celebrate Cappuccino King’s 50th anniversary. This Italian roast coffee meets award-winning brandy is [...]

  • Indigenous herbal tea

Dreamy Drinks

By |May 26th, 2024|Comments Off on Dreamy Drinks

Founded by Carrie Armstrong and guided by traditional teachings, Mother Earth Essentials shares the wisdom of nature through its products. Enjoy a calming cuppa tea steeped in Canadian tradition to help unwind. [...]

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Ethical Eating

By |March 22nd, 2024|0 Comments

EAT-IVISM 101 - A CRASH COURSE What is Eat-ivism? Eat-tivism is using your food choices to further social and ecological justice. In other words: ethical eating. Food production has become rife with ecological issues [...]

  • three farmers food

Farm to fork

By |March 18th, 2024|0 Comments

According to the United Nations, the world's population is expected to hit nearly 10 billion people by 2050. If we’re to feed them all, we’ll need to produce 70 per cent more food. [...]

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Bagel Bliss

By |September 12th, 2023|0 Comments

An Ode to Bread The harvest season has us thinking about baking. As the days crispen and nights lengthen, those of us in the Northern hemisphere begin to seek solace indoors. And is there [...]

  • fresh asparagus

Asparagus Pickle Party

By |June 17th, 2022|0 Comments

If the last couple of years have taught us anything, it’s that we love to eat. For comfort, joy, sadness, boredom… and I’m okay with that. With hot, sunny days on our minds, we’re [...]

  • vegan cheese

Lettuce eat cheese

By |April 1st, 2022|3 Comments

It’s no secret we like cheese. It’s buttery, delicate, sharp, salty, tangy, even nutty and one small slice is all we need to satisfy a craving. We like to fondue, enjoy raclette and especially [...]

  • whisky distillers

Whisky created by Women for everyone

By |March 25th, 2022|0 Comments

Eau Claire Distillery launches new Single Malt Whisky This month Eau Claire Distillery launched a new Single Malt Whisky, Yours Truly. This is the first Alberta whisky created to honour International Women’s Day and [...]

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Meet the Producers

By |September 13th, 2020|0 Comments

Spend some time with modern farmers and you'll find they're a thoughtful bunch. Especially these Calgary-area producers, who are getting noticed for doing things differently. Some even call themselves “nerdy.” They're focused on building [...]

  • Spring's Asparagus

Spring’s Asparagus

By |March 13th, 2020|0 Comments

By Ellen Kelly By now, I’m sure we’re all a little frantic for anything local, preferably fresh and green. Spring officially starts on March 21 (a cruel joke, if you ask me), but [...]

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The Future of Food

By |November 13th, 2019|0 Comments

Sci-Fi prognosticators in the ’60s foresaw computers magically manifesting a milkshake for an ensign with a sweet tooth. Others figured we’d be popping nutrient tablets by now and foregoing the [...]