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Makin’ It Grain is the all-star game of Ottawa’s culinary scene. Now in its third year, this five-course meal is a masterpiece of 613 gastro delight all served a single evening, benefiting FarmWorks.
Beau’s Oktoberfest will be celebrating it’s 9th year this coming September 22nd and 23rd. The autumn celebration has become a landmark event. Fans of beer and good atmosphere tend to make this an annual sojourn to Vankleek Hill. Not to be missed is Hidden Harvest’s midway which provides valuable funds to support their core operations.
Brew Donkey brewery tours are well established here in the beer community and in the local tourism sector. It’s a great concept, get on a classic yellow school bus to learn about beer and then visit breweries to put that knowledge to practical use. But now, Brew Donkey has a brand new tour bus and needs your help to name it!
Earlier this year, the Ontario Craft Brewers association announced six scholarships for women in the brewing industry. Of the two-dozen applicants, six were selected by lottery. Two of the deserving women are locals – Jessica Trout of Kichesippi Brewing and Alyssa Kwasny of Beau’s All Natural Brewing.
Beau’s community achievements recognized at the United Way’s Community Builder of the Year Awards Gala
Breweries are amazing community partners. Yet even among that esteemed company, Beau’s All Natural Brewery has been setting the standard for more than a decade. On May 18, they were recognized by United Way Ottawa, winning this Community Builder Award. It’s really the perfect award for a company that has always paid it forward the support they have received from their hometown of Vankleek Hill, their greater Ottawa community and the brewing industry.
The Centretown Emergency Food Centre, founded as the main project of the Centretown Church Social Action Committee, supplies those in need with a 5 day supply of food including ground beef, fresh fruit and produce. This year, their supplies are running low.
Last year, I had the happy occasion to write about the great work done by The Brewery Market under the heading: The Brewery Market makes drinking in the park socially acceptable. Typically, I spend a disproportionate amount of time on the article’s title, but in this case, it’s accurate. These annual events are truly one […]
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