Blog

  • Sauerkraut

    July 2012 Alex and Juniper of Juniper Farm have been supplying us with their own Sauerkraut for sale in our retail store for some time.  This summer we decided to give it a try a batch ourselves for an upcoming meal we have planned for Tuesday July 17…. Read more »

  • It was a lovely day!

    June 2012 Last Sunday we loaded up a bus with 35 friends, family, customers and colleagues and headed out to visit three farms in the Manotick/Osgoode region. This was the second in a series of bus tours that we will schedule on a quarterly basis to co… Read more »

  • I love Grill Season!

    June, 2012 Although I grill all year long, it’s so much more fun in when the weather warms up.  For starters, I take more pictures because I am not freezing my @#% off .  And the availability of local produce makes everything taste so much better! Last… Read more »

  • Hop on the Bus II

    In the spring we took a crew of staff, family & clients to a Sugar Shack in Quebec.  It was a ton of fun and we vowed to have regular outings that allow us to visit local growers and producers, familiarize ourselves with their processes and challen… Read more »

  • One Year In…..

    May 3, 2012 Here we are, one year almost to the day after we moved our entire operations across the street from 571 to 564 Gladstone.  And almost 6 years after we launched our concept, we could not be more pleased. In the last 12 months we have doubled… Read more »

  • Table 40 Review

    April 2012 A few weeks ago Jo-Ann and I had the pleasure of participating in a unique Ottawa culinary experience.  We had heard that the Fraser Brothers (of Fraser Cafe fame) were opening up their Table 40 space to a Monday night dinner.  The concept i… Read more »

  • Butternut, Mushroom & Goat Cheese Lasagna

    March 29, 2012 Tonight’s fresh meal menu features our very popular Butternut, Mushroom & Goat Cheese Lasagna. At our first Feast of Fields event we wanted to create a truly local, fall dish. We hand made ravioli, and stuffed it with mushrooms &… Read more »

  • Red Fife Wheat

    Canadian Red Fife Wheat is an heirloom variety, developed for the cold harsh climate of Canada.  This heritage wheat has experienced growing popularity of late for many reasons, including the health benefits.  A detailed exploration of this wonderful n… Read more »

  • Staff Lunch

    March 2012 Generally our lunch consists of food that we are making for our retail store.  We always sample everything we cook, and our lunch time gives us an opportunity to really dissect a meal and talk about how things might be improved.  Lunch time… Read more »

  • The Girls

    International Women’s day was created to honour the accomplishments of women, while raising awareness of the work that still needs to be done.  I  mark this day by acknowledging the amazing women I am privileged to work with.  Of our staff of 20 employ… Read more »