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How do you like them apples? Family business grows a unique fruit

By Peter Bailey Nestled outside the town of Thornbury, on the southern shores of Georgian Bay, lies the Blue Mountain Fruit Company, a family-operated business with a surprising product. It produces a unique apple known as the Red Prince, marketed in Canada by the family of Marius and Irma Botden, …

Taste Notes

More tea to enjoy Love tea? A new tea brand, T. Kettle offers a large, premium assortment of original and new loose-leaf tea blends naturally sourced, certified vegan, kosher and organic. The business has taken over 45 shuttered DAVIDs Tea locations, transforming them into T.Kettle shops plans to expand across Canada and U.S. …

A bowl of comfort in challenging times

By Danielle Leonard Photography by Graham Paine A steaming bowl of soup elicits, above all, comfort. Perhaps it’s related to the way we consume it, one slow sip at a time. It’s impossible to rush when eating a soup, after all. Balancing the broth-filled spoon from bowl to mouth takes …

Luxurious remote work destinations

By Erica Tu While 2020 has brought about many changes, uncertainty and challenges, it has also taught us all how to adapt to a very fluid situation. Travel has come to a halt during the pandemic and many of us recognize, more than ever, the benefits that we’re missing out …

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Roam Notes

Vegan Victorian vacation Scotland’s first vegan hotel opened in June 2019, and it’s already winning awards. National Geographic just bestowed a Good Egg award on the Saorsa 1875 for its commitment to sustainability. The 11-room Victorian lodging features vegan dining, upcycled furniture, eco cleaning products and runs on renewable energy. …

A (virtual) luxury retreat

By Barbara Ramsay Orr   Celebrated California chef, Jillian Fae, is in my Burlington kitchen, giving me a cooking lesson.  We are chopping red bell peppers together, preparing the ingredients for a curried shrimp dish with scallions, coconut milk, and cilantro, and a fresh cabbage slaw with nut butter vinaigrette. …

Wear Notes

More Canada Goose Canada Goose has expanded its store at Yorkdale Shopping Centre to 6,500 square feet and now sells widest assortment of its products in Canada, including hundreds of styles in jackets, apparel, premium accessories, and youth, kids, and baby styles. A cold room allows visitors to try jackets in …
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