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Local Food, Local Stories

This year marks the third annual #LoveLocalMB tasting event. The event came about when Peter Fehr of Gourmet Inspirations was looking for a way to promote local food producers. Originally it was going to be a wine and cheese type evening. Then Peter connected with Bessie Hatzitrifanos of Bessie’s Best Food, and shortly thereafter the idea for the #LoveLocalMB sampling event was born. Each year the event has grown. It’s moved around over the first three years. This year the…Continue readingLocal Food, Local Stories

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Gift Ideas from the Local Food Scene

When I was younger it seemed that the only food gift baskets were the one’s from HIckory Farms. The only time you received anything local and gourmet was if you had friends who did home canning. Times have certainly changed. Winnipeg is now awash with companies that offer specialty food gifts. Last year I wrote about some of these foods. This year I decided to another post. I went looking, wondering if I would find enough foods to write about. No…Continue readingGift Ideas from the Local Food Scene

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Holiday Food, Manitoba Style

Yes, it’s that time of year again.  The time when the countdown begins. It’s only (drumroll) FIFTEEN more shopping days until ADVENT. What? What were you thinking? Is there some other holiday coming up? Yes, the Christmas season is upon us. I believe it began in August in some places, although that could just be my imagination. However, it’s not all bad. Especially when a large basket of holiday goodies for me to try, lands on my doorstep. Unwrapping the Holiday Basket:…Continue readingHoliday Food, Manitoba Style