Trip Inspiration | Crops & Cuisine

There are two camps of grocery shoppers: those who hate the task and those who actually don’t mind or may even enjoy doing it. Unfortunately, even those of us who don’t dread going out for groceries have been challenged to find pleasure in trips to the supermarket over the course of the pandemic. If months of retail roadblocks like longer lineups, shortages, and “creative” substitutions in online orders have squeezed every ounce of pleasure from your weekly shop, it’s time to shake up your grocery game.

Experience Maple Season from Home

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 2:00 PM by Megan Carman

Staying home, safe, and social distanced means that you aren’t traveling during the colder months. If being home at this time of the year is new to you, or even if it isn’t new, challenge yourself to be as open to new experiences as you’d be on vacation. Locals often overlook the amazing experiences within their own backyards because they aren’t in the “tourist mindset”.

Locally Sourced Charcuterie Board

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 3:00 PM by JT Uppal

Entertaining this holiday season will look a lot different than in previous years. However, that doesn’t mean your evenings needs to be any less delicious. Plan a cocktail hour in your own home with your significant other and put together your own charcuterie board to go with your favourite drinks.

The Virtual Local Cook-Off…with Beer

Thursday, September 17, 2020 4:00 PM by JT Uppal

Dinner parties don’t need to be completely off the table in the time of people distancing. Thanks to all the video chat options out there, you can get creative and still hold a virtual gathering for a meal together.

The Suite Life

Wednesday, September 9, 2020 11:00 AM by Bri Mitchell

While it’s an exciting prospect that so much in the region is opening back up, it still might feel a little nerve-wracking to get out of the house and “travel” again. Taking a nearby trip in Ontario's Southwest feels a little more comforting when you know you have some of the conveniences of home with you.