Tag Archives: eating local

a gals’ wine-tasting trip in the Annapolis Valley

Seriously, how is it Friday again already!? Answer: because life is good, and busy, and full. But not in an “over-stuffed” way, just in a “filling it out in all the right places” way. There has been time for gardening. … Continue reading

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Q+A with Chef Shaun Zwarun

Three weeks ago when I went for a meal at Kiju’s, I got to sit down with Membertou Trade and Convention Centre’s Executive Chef, Shaun Zwarun, for a chat. We met up in the morning, and sat in a special events’ … Continue reading

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eating local at kiju’s, part 1

Last week I went to a local restaurant, Kiju’s, for a meal. Long story short: delicious! Today’s post is all about the food we ate, and next week on the blog, I’ll share the chat I had with the Executive Chef there, … Continue reading

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four new goals

It’s past the middle of the year now and I’m ready to ditch my first four simple goals and call them done. And, I’m ready to make four new goals! First, an catch-up and an update: Catch-up: This is the post … Continue reading

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hello, spring

I was walking yesterday on my lunch break at the Gaelic College, down a little road off to the side called MacKillop Road. The wind was warm and I could hear birds and a chipmunk. There was still some snow … Continue reading

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local food this time of year?

I was cracking open a bulb of garlic last night to use in my and Adam’s supper, a bulb that my Mom grew in her garden, and it got me thinking about local food and wondering what a local-food-eater would be … Continue reading

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Adventures in food sourcing: Alicia Lake

Last September, Alicia Lake ate only Cape Breton-grown food for one month. She wrote about it on her blog, and raised a lot of folks’ consciousness about just what is available here. (Coffee is definitely not, and she missed that … Continue reading

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