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Help community during state of emergency by supporting food providers

As the community continues to deal with the current COVID-19 pandemic and state of emergency, it has led many to ask, ‘what can I do to help?’ In response to the groundswell of those looking to do what they can to help the community get through this difficult time of

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Canoe for Change paddlers share their experiences at KFPL

Have you heard of Glenn Green and Carol Vandenegel? These experienced paddlers have braved bears and high waves to follow old voyageurs’ routes, experienced breathtaking scenery, back-breaking portages, and, perhaps, a little more togetherness than many couples would find comfortable. They have spent the last three summers canoeing 8,515 km

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West end farmer’s market continues growth

West Market Kingston, the city’s newest farmer’s market, is in the middle of its second year at the corner of Front Road and Days Road, and market manager Ruthie Cummings is beaming with excitement about the many new vendors that are joining the Saturday market. “We’re growing in size, we

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Mesa Fresca offers a fresh take on Mexican cuisine in Kingston

Mesa Fresca is Mexican restaurant with a twist to offer modern flavours that are mind blowing, while keeping the food authentic. Using local food producers, breweries, and wineries, those at Mesa Fresca strive to serve the finest and freshest food to their customers. Most of their food is made in

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Local organizations partner to connect people to food and community

Through a partnership with Loving Spoonful, local poverty reduction program Circles Kingston is on a mission to build community around people who are on a journey out of poverty using the format of a weekly meal. Started in January 2018, Circles Kingston offers the Leaders program, where participants make plans

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Night Market: Loving Spoonful and the Memorial Centre Farmers’ Market serve up one of Kingston’s most unique annual events

As the sun is setting earlier in the day, it is time for one of Kingston’s most beloved events to take over the grounds of the Memorial Centre. Each year, Loving Spoonful and the Memorial Centre Farmers’ Market present their Night Market, and evening full of fun, entertainment, socializing, and,

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Top Five Things to See and Do in February 2018

We may be in the throes of the winter chill but there is plenty to keep us going throughout the month of February. If you’re a fan of the frost, FebFest and Froid’Art are for you. For those looking to warm up with some great entertainment or a yummy bite

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#ygkChallenge: Advance The GROW Project

The #ygkchallenge is an ongoing series where we dare you to be different, resolve to be better, and or do something awesome in support of our beloved community. Each week, Kingstonist establishes a new, ambitious or quirky goal, encouraging you to step out of your comfort zone and do something

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#ygkChallenge: Grow a Row

Welcome to Kingstonist’s weekly challenge, dare, resolution or whatever you prefer to call it. Each week we establish a new and ambitious community goal, encouraging our readers, followers, friends and families to step out of their comfort zones and do something great, and hopefully a little out of the ordinary.

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Top Five Things to See and Do in August 2015

There’s so much going on in Kingston during the Summer, that it’s practically impossible to make it out and enjoy it all.  We could easily suggest 50 or 100 things to see and do around the city in August, but we continuously strive to develop a short list of absolute

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