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Ostomy Peer Support Group

Charlottetown Ostomy Peer Support Group Charlottetown Ostomy Peer Support Group meets last Tues [ ... ]

Royal Winnipeg Ballet auditions

Until January 25, the Royal Winnipeg Ballet (RWB) School Professional Division will hold auditions a [ ... ]

Totally Chocolate

Totally Chocolate
Island Chocolates Company hosts fall festival in Victoria

by Peggy Miles

Forget love, I’d rather fall in chocolate.” That’s the adage written on a little container I have in my home office, and quite succinctly expresses my adoration for the decadent substance. Linda Gilbert shares this passion for confectionery and operates the Island Chocolates Company in Victoria by-the-Sea.

Gilbert’s self

Domestic Arts

Domestic Arts

In Her Own Write
by Ann Thurlow

Sarah Forrester Wendt is kind of amazed that most people can’t sew on a button. And she’s even more incredulous at the idea that many people don’t think they can cook. She sees these things, not as chores, but as domestic arts—the kind of activities that should be enjoyed and shared.

She practices what she preaches. For seven years she taught macrobiotic cooking in

Anything But Common

I’m Dining Out Here
by Andrew Sprague

Halifax is one of my favourite cities. I always enjoy myself there. My sister has lived there for almost ten years. Several life-long friends call the Maritime capital home as do a good many fairly new ones. I tend to spend a lot of time there. When I go to Halifax for reasons other than business my itinerary is fairly standard; dinner somewhere nice, followed

Oyster Shucking Champion

Eamon Clark, winner of the Canadian Oyster Shucking Championship at the Tyne Valley Oyster festival, will be competing for the world championship in Galway, Ireland in September with support from the provincial government. Mr. Clark works at Rodney’s Oyster House in Toronto.

Summerside Farmer’s Market

The Summerside Farmer’s Market is open every Sat year round from 9 am–1 pm located in the lower level of the Holman Building, Downtown Summerside. Products include locally grown food produce, food service vendors and works by local artisans. For info check out their Facebook page at Summerside Farmer’s Market or call 432-8396.

Charlottetown Farmers' Market

The Charlottetown Farmers' Market is a Sat “must” for anyone. Enjoy the warm atmosphere in the heart of the community. Meet local farmers, craft and food artisans and producers. Purchase locally, organic produce, fish, meats, baked goods, preserves, roasted coffee and speciality teas, and foods for those with special diets. Serving ethnic foods from around the world, the Charlottetown Farmers’

Asian Infusion

Asian Infusion

In Her Own Write
by Ann Thurlow

So my friend is on the phone and she’s saying “Sushi? Are you kidding? This is Charlottetown!”. And all I can think is—what, you’ve been living under a rock? Because, if there’s one thing Charlottetown suddenly and wonderfully has tons of, it’s places to get it’s sushi.

At last count, there were four sushi places, with another set to open soon. And there are a couple

From the Fiddler’s Field: A Ceilidh Cookbook with Courtney Hogan

From the Fiddler’s Field: A Ceilidh Cookbook with Courtney Hogan
Courtney Hogan

From the Fiddler’s Field: A Ceilidh Cookbook with Courtney Hogan is a collection of Island fiddler Courtney Hogan’s favorite recipes, favorite foods and of course the recipe for the famous New Dominion biscuits.

“I’m not a chef, and I’m not even that great of a cook. But I love the food of Prince Edward Island and the abundance of fresh local ingredients,” says Hogan.

Books are

Savour Food & Wine 2010

Savour Food & Wine 2010
Awards given by Prince Edward Island Restaurant Association

The Prince Edward Island Restaurant Association held its 2nd Annual PEI Savour Food & Wine Show at the Confederation Centre of the Arts in May.

A new addition to this year’s show, the PEI Flavours Local Food Award was presented to Chef John Pritchard of John Pritchard Cuisine. Second was Dalvay By The Sea, followed by Shaw’s

Cardigan Farmers’ Market

The Cardigan Farmer’s Market has been established: to enable local farmers and producers to sell their produce directly to the public; to give consumers the chance to buy fresh, locally grown fruit and vegetables, home made products and Atlantic meat, fish and seafood; and to support the community and local businesses by developing tourism and encouraging local participation. The venue for the

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The Island Christmas Review

With Patrick Ledwell and Mark Haines December 5–8
Harmony House Theatre Christmas gives us permis [ ... ]

Trailside Café 2018

Select dates Trailside Café  Amanda Jackson Band
November 18 Amanda Jackson Band’s lates [ ... ]

PEI Symphony Orchestra with guest David ...

November 25
Confederation Centre of the Arts Following the fiery season opener Exquisite Fires & [ ... ]

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
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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  [ ... ]