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30
Mar

Producer Profiles: Splendor Garden

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Welcome back to Producer Profiles! This week we have a savoury story that you could say is even “spicy”: we are pleased to announce that we are now carrying Splendor Garden organic dried herbs and spices from Watson, Saskatchewan! Company Founder Colleen Haussecker fought a life-changing battle with breast cancer, and while she was recovering, […]

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23
Mar

Producer Profiles: Meet Bothwell Cheese

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Welcome back to Producer Profiles! This week, we’d like to introduce you to a product that can be sharp but smooth, mild but flavourful, solid, yet with the potential for melted, gooey goodness: Bothwell Cheese. The joke around our shop is that Bothwell is our “imported” cheese, because it comes to us all the way […]

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16
Mar

Producer Profiles: Meet Latino Bake Shop

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Welcome back to Producer Profiles! This week, we’d like to introduce you to a little pocket full of flavour, as well as the man who makes them: Gus Roger. Latino Bake Shop specializes in hand-crafting empanadas, a traditional cultural food from Latin America. They’re portable, quick to prepare, and pack delicious, rich flavours into wonderful, […]

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09
Mar

Producer Profiles: Meet 33 1/3 Coffee Roasters

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Welcome back to Producer Profiles! This week, we’d like to invite you for coffee with 33 1/3 Coffee Roasters! They are celebrating the recent opening of their brand new coffee shop at 1130 15th Avenue, where you can have a cup brewed just for you, find brewing gear for your own kitchen, and hang out […]

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07
Mar

Just Say No to Supermodel Syndrome

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You don’t want to get me going on a rant about Galen Westin and his sweaters, but I will say the Loblaw’s owner is at least on the right track when it comes to their latest initiative to reduce waste. Loblaw’s is expanding it’s Naturally Imperfect line of produce. That’s where so called “ugly” fruits […]

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02
Mar

Producer Profiles: Meet Delloy Pasta and J&J Sausage

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Welcome back to Producer Profiles! This week, we’d like to introduce you to Delloy Pasta and J & J Sausage, a delicious combination (and they just so happen to be owned by the same people.) Bill and Charmaine Golding started a small “sideline” business making pasta, but the noodles soon took over as they acquired […]

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