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Ah, summer! The time of year when hot temperatures give a helping hand to Mother Nature’s bounty. A time where sun, rain and manual labour give life and sustenance to a farmer’s field and in return provide delicious meals for our families.

In the last week, Mother Nature has shown us her temperament. Days of blistery cold -35°C weather leaves us thinking that our food selection is limited in regards to locally sourced products. But, nothing could be further from the truth. Ottawa has six amazing restaurants that will be using locally produced ingredients that haven’t suffered from winter’s wrath during Savour […]

Every year the beautifully lavish Snowsuit Fund Gala soirée is sold out and tries to surpass their goals of charitable donations, so that they can purchase more snowsuits for Ottawa’s less fortunate. And this year was no exception. I’m not sure if it was the heat and passion that was brought on by this year’s […]

Harvest Table Lansdowne Park

Thoughts of summer easily conjures up images of local farmlands rich in bounty and having delicious ingredients fresh and accessible for our meals.  We are very fortunate that we have a great relationship here in Ottawa with our farmers and local producers.