Blog

  • Closed Canada Day!

    June 24, 2011 As we do every year, the Red Apron will be closed Canada Day (July 1) and the following day (July 2nd) so that we can celebrate.  From June 27th to June 30th our fridges and freezers will be well stocked with local & organic items to… Read more »

  • Summer Picnic

    June 23, 2011 With the official arrival of summer, those lazy, hazy days are here and for a brief couple of months we get to really try and enjoy the outdoors.  What better way to take in the fresh air and sunshine than with a picnic?  Ottawa offers ma… Read more »

  • You’re Invited

    Join us on Saturday June 18th between 10am and 4pm while we celebrate the opening of our new store.  Throughout the day we will be sampling new items from our retail pantry featuring: Michaelsdolce Jams on Red Apron Scones Organic Saugeen Yogurt with J… Read more »

  • Let’s do Lunch!

    June 3, 2011 By popular demand, and after many months of discussion, debate, and taste testing, we are launching the Red Apron ‘does lunch’ service!  Starting Monday June 6th we will be offering a soup and sandwich lunch between 11:30 am and 2pm.  Each… Read more »

  • Will Work for Food Project

    The Ottawa Art Gallery Community Art Garden is underway! Over the next few weeks, the Arts Court lawn at Daly and Nicolas Streets will transform into a lush, colourful, edible, community collaboration. Jennifer Cook is one of two artists selected by a… Read more »

  • Charitable Endeavours

    May 13, 2011 Last week our schedule was packed tight with opening our new store, as well as three charitable events!  On Sunday May, 1 we fed hundreds of hungry hikers at the 2011 Hike for Hospice, and helped raise $100,000 for the good work they do. O… Read more »

  • Juniper Farm CSA

    If you would like to be the recipient of local, fresh and certified Organic veggies for 17 weeks of the summer season, Juniper Farm is starting a CSA drop-off in Ottawa.  By joining our Community Supported Agriculture program you will be able to pick u… Read more »

  • We did it!

    May 5, 2011 After 6 months of lease negotiations, design, planning, construction, and 10 days of moving, unpacking, and cooking, the Red Apron opened it’s doors on a dreary Monday morning earlier this week. Our hours have changed slightly.  We will be… Read more »

  • Almost there….

    April 29, 2011 Only 2 more days before we open! I can’t say we are ready yet, and I can’t say everything is going smoothly, but I can say that we are working harder than ever, and everyone is giving 110% to get those doors open on Monday morning at 9am… Read more »

  • One More Week!

    April 18, 2011 Well, it’s finally here.  In just one week we will be shutting down operations at 571 Gladstone for good, and moving all of our possessions across the street to 564 Gladstone.  We will be open until 2pm on Saturday April 23rd, and then w… Read more »