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Shell Game: How to shuck an oyster like a champ

Shell Game: How to shuck an oyster like a champ

Posted Jun 1st, 2017 in In The Kitchen, Food Stories

Oysters are everyone's favourite bivalve. Mike Langley from The Tide and Vine Oyster House in Niagara Falls teaches us how to shuck an oyster like a champ.

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The Hands that Feed Us: Linton Blackwood

The Hands that Feed Us: Linton Blackwood

Posted May 16th, 2017 in Eating Niagara, On the Farm, The Hands That Feed Us, Food Stories

Linton Blackwood is a self-taught musician who comes to Canada from Jamaica for four months a year to work on a fruit farm in Niagara Region.

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5 Reasons to make Sweetsugarbean's Double Chocolate Olive Oil Zucchini Bread

5 Reasons to make Sweetsugarbean's Double Chocolate Olive Oil Zucchini Bread

Posted May 15th, 2017 in Recipes, Summer Recipes, Fall Recipes, In The Kitchen, Food Stories

Sweetsugarbean's Double Chocolate Olive Oil Zucchini Bread is a superlative version of the classic quick bread that hides veggies within it.

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Road Trip Worthy: The Finger Lakes, New York

Road Trip Worthy: The Finger Lakes, New York

Posted May 6th, 2017 in Beyond Niagara, Food Stories

Road trips are as much a part of summer as t-shirts and sunscreen. A road trip to the Finger Lakes offers endless possibilities for a memorable getaway.

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5 Steps for Growing the Ultimate Vegetable Garden

5 Steps for Growing the Ultimate Vegetable Garden

Posted Apr 25th, 2017 in Food Stories

Nothing beats garden-fresh veggies. Follow these five steps for the growing the ultimate vegetable garden and you'll be enjoying harvests in no time.

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The Hands that Feed Us: Agapito Alvarado

The Hands that Feed Us: Agapito Alvarado

Posted Apr 18th, 2017 in Eating Niagara, On the Farm, The Hands That Feed Us, Food Stories

Agapito Alvarado is a seasonal agricultural worker who comes from Mexico to work at a Niagara winery for eight months of the year.

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From Niagara winery to Shawn & Ed Brewing Co.

From Niagara winery to Shawn & Ed Brewing Co.

Posted Apr 12th, 2017 in Beyond Niagara, Food Stories

Shawn & Ed Brewing Co. is a craft brewery in Dundas, Ontario, that was founded by Ed Madronich, who owns Flat Rock Cellars in Jordan.

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Get growing: Find a community garden in Niagara

Get growing: Find a community garden in Niagara

Posted Apr 10th, 2017 in Eating Niagara, Food Stories

The time is now to get growing in a community garden in Niagara. Find a community garden in Niagara and start growing your own food.

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Two Siblings Brew Up Kombucha Business

Two Siblings Brew Up Kombucha Business

Posted Apr 4th, 2017 in Eating Niagara, Food Stories

Two Siblings Kombucha was a business started by brother and sister Lucas and Emily Price to help them earn money to pay for university.

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The Hands that Feed Us: Fausto Hernandez

The Hands that Feed Us: Fausto Hernandez

Posted Mar 21st, 2017 in Eating Niagara, On the Farm, The Hands That Feed Us, Food Stories

Fausto Hernanadez is a seasonal agricultural worker who comes to Niagara for eight months a year to work in a local greenhouse.

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