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Bones, Broths, And Braising

PEI Certified Organic Producers Cooperative, in collaboration with Brad Doiron, whole animal butcher [ ... ]

PEI Sociable Singles

PEI Sociable Singles is a non-profit, non-denominational, social group with members age 40 and over. [ ... ]

Junior Chef Challenge

PEI International Shellfish Festival

Six young chefs-to-be in Dairy Farmers of Canada competition

The Prince Edward Island International Shellfish Festival takes place September 13 to 16 on the Charlottetown waterfront with professional competition in shellfish prep and shucking, food, entertainment and activities and demos for all ages.

A new event will allow young chefs to showcase their talents
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4th Annual Tomato Fest at Heart Beet Organics

Featuring Chef Morgan Palmer, Heart Beet Organics' TomatoFest is back for its 4th annual celebration of the brilliant and beautiful tomato on September 16 from 1–4 pm.

Tomato lovers rejoice — you’ll have the opportunity to sample 40+ varieties of heirloom tomatoes freshly harvested from the farm. Enjoy a variety of dishes featuring tomatoes and go home with recipes and new inspiration for how to
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Forage PEI

Forage PEI
First annual food industry symposium in Charlottetown

A new annual food symposium will take place October 18 and 19 in Charlottetown. “Forage Prince Edward Island” will feature a day of panel discussions, industry seminars and a keynote from Chef Amanda Cohen, leader of the vegetable-forward movement. 

The next day will feature a Day in the Country at Chef Michael Smith’s property, the Inn at
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Local food advocates

Local food advocates
PEI Fall Flavours and PEI International Shellfish Festival team up

A group of twelve social media savvy Islanders with a passion for local food have been recruited to help build awareness of the PEI Fall Flavours Festival and PEI International Shellfish Festival. 

This new initiative represents a partnership between the two festivals. The program is intended to harness the passion, knowledge
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Riverdale Cidery

Riverdale Cidery
Anne and Alex Jamieson establish orchard and cidery

The Brew
by Bryan Carver 

It takes a great deal of time to nurture a fruit tree to maturity. Fortunately for Islanders, two dedicated Scots have taken up the task in picturesque Riverdale to establish PEI’s only cidery.

Anne and Alex Jamieson first visited PEI in 2009 and it was love at first sight. That initial trip, nearly a decade ago,
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Part of the show

Audience participation at the Feast Dinner Theatre

I’m Dining Out Here
by Andrew Sprague

Maintaining composure can be difficult for a performer at the best of times. Being on stage is tough. It requires incredible concentration to deliver a good performance and something as small as the ding of a cell phone can disrupt an artist’s focus. We’ve all peered around to see who’s ringing so we can give
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Festin acadien avec homard

Festin acadien avec homard
Chef Danny Smiles returns

L’Exposition agricole et le Festival acadien has announced that Food Network’s Chef Danny Smiles will return to the  Festin acadien avec homard (Acadian Feast with Lobster) on August 31 at Village musical acadien in Abram-Village.

After completing his studies at St Pius X culinary institute in Montreal, Danny set off for Italy where he interned for Michelin Star
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Veg it Up #3

Veg it Up #3
All-vegan food event returns in September

The New Creative
by Cassandra Bernard

Veg PEI will be back this September with their third annual Veg it Up all-vegan food event taking place across the province.

In 2016 Veg PEI hosted their first ever Veg it Up event, an Island-wide initiative where local restaurants create fully vegan dishes to have as a special on their menu for the duration of the
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Fresh Products Directory

There’s a way to find fresh, local food anywhere in PEI. The 2018 edition of the Fresh Products Directory is available at www.peiflavours.ca or by phoning 1-866-PEIFARM. It was distributed with the July edition of The Buzz, and can also be found at any of the province’s visitor information centres, liquor stores, Access PEI sites, or Department of Agriculture and Fisheries offices. The
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Shellfish Festival

Oysters, mussels and lobster take centre stage during a celebration of PEI’s world-famous shellfish September 13 to 16 at the 2018 PEI International Shellfish Festival, Charlottetown Event Grounds. Join Chefs Lynn Crawford and Michael Smith for a jam-packed schedule of culinary competitions and demos by day, and roof-raising kitchen parties by night.

The Garland Canada International Chef Challenge
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Some Upcoming Events

The Wife

Unti November 15
City Cinema 14A, coarse language, mature theme
Dir: Björn Runge, UK/Sweden, 100 min [ ... ]

Come Home to Us

Christmas programming at the Celtic Performing Arts Centre Select dates
Celtic Performing Arts Centr [ ... ]

Together Again

Kenny and Dolly Tribute Concert at the Confederation Centre November 29
Homburg Theatre  On No [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

A gift of Island poetry: Chris Bailey

Curated by Deirdre Kessler Things My Buddy Said Oh, brother, growing up I’d get into trouble
like [ ... ]

A passion for cinema

Laurent Gariépy is screening the classics at City Cinema by Dave Stewart Anyone checking out City [ ... ]

Acadian showman

Profile: Christian Gallant by Jane Ledwell Forty-six musicians and step dancers took the stage at  [ ... ]