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Guide to Community Supported Agriculture in Kingston

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) – also known as Community ‘Shared’ Agriculture – is a revolutionary concept that will allow Kingston residents to have fresh and local produce this season by the crateful weekly while simultaneously supporting local farm harvest. It’s brilliant. Though CSA is not a new practice but instead

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Patchworkers on Organic Farming

To offset the zombies, princesses and Gangnam-styled trick-or-treaters making the rounds in search of sugary treats this evening, I thought today was a perfect opportunity to focus on local, healthy food. Last May, we published a handy guide a to locally sourced food in Kingston, which featured an extensive list

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Fare on the Square (2 of 2)

Yesterday we gave you Part One of our review of Fare on the Square. Today I’ll show you what other yummy items we sampled last Saturday. Our next stop was The Kingston Brew Pub. They were offering Local Bison Burgers. Once again, I didn’t sample since I don’t really like

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Fare on the Square (1 of 2)

As I’m sure many of you know, this past Saturday, Market Square played host to the Third Annual Fare on the Square. This event promotes locally sourced food by featuring dishes prepared by nine downtown restaurants.  At $2 a sample, it’s easy to try a bit of everything. In addition

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Guide to Locally Sourced Food

While struggling through my New Year’s resolution in January 2010, I wrote Rise of the Locavore, which detailed my desire to dive further into the local food movement.  I did not expect it to generate much feedback, however it went on to serve as a focal point for local and

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Top Five Things to See and Do in Summer 2011

One of our first posts of 2011 was our new seasonal review of the top five things to see and do in Kingston. In our second edition, we will be looking forward and highlighting five of favourite, most anticipated festivals and activities, which you won’t want to miss during what’s

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Kingston’s Best Signature Dish

Philadelphia is known for its cheesesteak.  Belgium is the birthplace of waffles.  And Quebec lays claim to first combining french fries, cheese curds and gravy.  While not every city in the world can claim responsibility for creating popular menu items, they each have unique and interesting restaurants, public markets, bakeries,

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Tastes from Fare on the Square (2 of 2)

In case you missed part one of our coverage of last weekend’s Fare on the Square, don’t spoil the fun and read the reviews out of order. Thus far, we’ve featured delicious dishes prepared by Aqua Terra, Atomica, le Chien Noir as well as Curry Original. In part two, we

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Tastes from Fare on the Square (1 of 2)

The slogan for Fare on the Square boasts “a feast from the fields”. This gourmet event, which is now one of my annual favourites, features a variety of treats for locavores and foodies alike.  In case you missed it, last Saturday a dozen local chefs offered up their tastiest dishes,

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