Northern Ontario Beer: Swingbridge

Andrew and I recently tried Swingbridge, a beer crafted by the Manitoulin Brewing Company. I love the fact that this is a Northern Ontario made beer and is semi-local to our area. So far it looks like Swingbeer is the only beer brewed by the Manitoulin Brewing Company but based on the taste of this […]

Local Beer: Union Jack Brewery

Andrew and I recently got around to trying a couple of different selections from one of the local breweries. The Union Jack Brewing Company opened in May 2015.  Initially their beers were only available in-house but they just recently managed to get their beers into the Beer Store.  A number of local restaurants also offer […]

Sharing and Gardening

One of my favourite parts about having a garden (other than eating the delicious veggies) is sharing produce and talking about gardening with other people.  I love the idea of trading vegetables, sharing bountiful produce, and having a gardening community. Within our local family and friends we try to share plentiful produce.   This summer we’ve […]

Living Local: Shabby Motley

This is the second post in the Living Local Series. The first post in this series featured Outspoken Brewing and can be found here. Shabby Motley is a yarn shop, cafe, and funky hangout out space on Queen Street.  Coincidentally it is located right next door to Outspoken Brewery, which I wrote about a few […]

Living Local: OutSpoken Brewing

I love finding local places that are unique, offer a great product, and owned by friendly people.  I think supporting local businesses and your local economy is important.  The “Living Local” series is inspired by this affection for local places and local products.  The series will highlight some of my favourite haunts, tasty eats, and […]