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  • Herbfest in Almonte

    Herbfest has been an Ottawa Valley tradition for fifteen years and is a must-attend event for those interested in herbs, gardening, cooking and living a healthy lifestyle. It is organized through the tireless efforts of the volunteer members of the Ott… Read more »

  • We knew it – now they know it too!

    Last Sunday, July 11, Washington Post writer Michael Kaminer produced a detailed, and rather flattering article about Ottawa, calling our home town Canada’s Cool Capital.  Those of us who have grown up in Ottawa suffer from a cultural inferiority compl… Read more »

  • Lazy days of summer…

    For the past 5 years my family has rented a perfect little plot of land on the shores of Golden Lake.  We live in what we lovingly refer to as our “Cottage on Wheels”. This is actually quite a modern RV with all the basic amenities…electricity, beds,… Read more »

  • Lansdowne Farmer’s Market Pesto

    This past weekend, Jacqueline treated the patrons of the Lansdowne Farmer’s Market to a demonstration on how to make the most of this summer’s bounty.  All of these ingredients were sourced on site on Sunday morning. It’s so easy and oh so delicious! M… Read more »

  • No Fresh Meal Service

    There will be no Fresh Meal service on August 3, 4, and 5th.  Our retail store remains open for regular hours with the exception of August 2nd when we will be closed to celebrate the August long weekend.  Come by our shop and stock up for all your holi… Read more »

  • Closed for Civic Holiday

    The Red Apron will be closed on August 2nd for the Civic Holiday.  We will re-open on August 3 for retail sales.

  • Closed for Civic Holiday

  • Playing Hooky

    It’s rare that Jo-Ann and I get to leave the shop.  It’s even rarer that we get to leave together.  Never before have we left the shop, together, to share a fine meal at one of Ottawa’s newest and hottest restaurants.  But recently, the team was on top… Read more »

  • No Fresh Meal Service

    The Red Apron will not be offering Fresh Meal Delivery on August 3-4-5 however our retail store remains open during regular hours and our fridges and freezers will be will stocked.  Come in for a fresh pie, some of Pascale’s ice cream, a whole roasted… Read more »

  • Happy Canada Day!

    The Red Apron will be closed on July 1st, 2nd and 3rd to celebrate Canada Day. Have fun, be safe, eat well!!!