Little Jo Berry’s has launched a podcast showcasing the people behind our favourite local shops and brands.
Top Shelf Preserves
If you’re anything like me, there are always a bunch of tiny bits and bobs that would be perfect to gift, but not worth the effort of wrapping up and putting under the tree. Conveniently, for those items, we have stockings. It’s always a joy to watch someone pull a bunch of tiny surprises from a giant sock.
There’s a very big difference between people who like to eat and people who like to cook. So when buying gifts for the former, make sure it’s something they can consume as-is, rather than having to transform it somehow (other than reheating, which most people are fine with).
Corner Peach is about to become a Corner Store, selling prepared meals, bread, wine, and their popular casse-croute menu.
Welcome to another winter weekend, folks! The holiday season is in the air and there are all kinds of festive things to get up to. We know everyone is busy this time of year, so we won’t waste any time and will get right to it!
Holiday shopping really gets going this weekend across the 613, but there are also great theatre and music options if you’re looking to keep it cultural.
As a feminist business owner, Sara thinks very highly of businesses that incorporate feminist ideology within their charter and who prioritize the well-being of their staff.
If you’re looking to spice up your life a little, stop into Meow! That’s Hot and consider staying a while. They’d love to be your new local.
Top Shelf Preserves is celebrating their 4th anniversary this year and to celebrate, they’re throwing a party at Citizen. Founder Sara Pishva talks about starting her own business and the growth since.
A new kitchenware and gourmet food store officially opened its doors last week – just in time for peak Christmas shopping season!
A series of events discusses topics like food security & ethical eating, and showcase local producers.
#1 Inventive dessert ideas? He’s always had ‘em. In his previous gig at Chef Marc Lepine’s famed Atelier, pastry chef Michael Holland had carte blanche to make whatever he wanted: “I was able to do my ideas, but in a different way” (because they were composed, plated dishes). Now, his own platform at Cake and […]
This post first appeared in Vanier Now. It’s been a rough couple of years for farmers’ markets in Ottawa. We’ve experienced a spate of market closures, the most recent being the highly publicized Sparks Street market cancellation. But local market goers should take heart in Beechwood’s new market, which is great news for those of […]
If you’ve stopped by the West Wellington location of Victoire in the past few months, you may have noticed a special section lining the back wall. Filled with preserves, wool blankets, quaint dishes and art, these shelves make up Goods, the store-within-a-store. Jessica Wilson, owner and curator of Goods, launched this project in the fall of […]
The holiday season is packed full of craft shows–so many that you could hit one up every Saturday and Sunday from now until Christmas! Krista Leben, coordinator and co-founder of Urban Craft, has once again put together a curated guide of indie shows for you to hit up: the shows here feature hip handmade stuff […]