Category Archives: Food Explorers

You’re Invited! Our 3rd Annual Foodie Holiday Market

  We’re less than a month away from our 3rd annual Foodie Holiday Market popping up Saturday, December 16th to Sunday, December 17th at an incredible new venue – the Toronto Botanical Garden! To say we’re anxious to look, taste, … Read more…
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  We recently caught up with Peggy Speir, the “boss lady” at frostbites syrup co., featured in this month’s CHEF’S BOX monthly artisan food club.  This Squamish-based company handcrafts small batches of all natural fruit into botanical cordials, syrups and tonics.
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Hidden Okanagan

 The Okanagan is one of Canada’s treasures – beautiful scenery, loads of great outdoor activities (ski in the morning and golf the afternoon), festivals galore, and some of Canada’s very best vineyards.  Meyer Family Vineyards – this month’s Hidden Gems … Read more…
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We’re Looking For Food Contributors

  We’re looking for the next wave of talented food writers who are interested in submitting 1-2 blog posts per month [unpaid]. Develop your skills as a writer, and get feedback on how you can improve and grow your blog’s audience. Our … Read more…
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East Coast Represent: Atlantic Food Makers

 One very special feature of all of our East Coast vendors is that they are what we’d describe as being hyper-local! They use, grow, forage, and harvest from the land and sea right in their own backyards to create delicious … Read more…
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Food Blogger Picks: Holiday Gift Guide 2014

  Carolyne Kauser-Abbott is our first Food Explorer to share some of her favourite foodie gift ideas and recipes. Read below to see the list of gift ideas she’s prepared for you! Her top tool for the kitchen… are … Read more…
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Where to Eat in Vancouver: Chef Brian Skinner’s Picks

 Vancouver is a city that is well known for its fantastic food culture – they’ve got annual food and wine festivals, an impressive street food scene, and thousands of restaurants; a good number of which are world class establishments. Food plays … Read more…
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Chef’s Box Challenge: Apple Recipe Round-up

 Every month partners with a top Canadian chef to highlight local food and inspire Canadians to get back into the kitchen.  Our November CHEF’S BOX curator, Brian Skinner incorporated his local BC apples into a delicious honey & cinnamon … Read more…
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Our Pumpkin Recipe Round-up!

  There’s pumpkin in everything this time of year! Pumpkins have got to be one of the most widely used seasonal vegetable (thanks to Halloween), from your morning pumpkin spiced late to your decorative Jack-O-Latern on the porch. Pumpkins, like … Read more…
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Roasted Pear & Arugula Salad

 It’s time to give thanks for the local pear! We are so fortunate that pears grow so well in Canada. This time of year, apples come first-to-mind, but don’t miss out on incorporating the versatile pear. There are almost a … Read more…
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