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Collège de l’Île registration

By taking advantage of a new early bird registration option for certain programs at Collège de l’ [ ... ]

Grief Support Drop-in Group

A Grief Support Drop-in Group meets the third Thursday of each month from 7–8 pm at Provincial Pal [ ... ]

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
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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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Summerside Farmer’s Market

The Summerside Farmer’s Market is open every Saturday 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 Saturday “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’
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Honey Drop is Best New Sweet

Island product recognized at international awards in France

Island Abbey Foods Ltd., a Prince Edward Island company, recently announced the Honibe™—Honey Drop™ has been named as world’s best new product 2010 in the “Grocery—Sweet” category at the SIAL d’or Awards in Paris, France. The Honey Drop™ also won the “Country Award—Canada” as the highest scoring Canadian product for 2010. As a result of
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Atlantic Beef at Sim’s

Atlantic Beef at Sim’s

At a recent press conference held on Queen Street in Charlottetown outside Sim’s Steakhouse & Oyster Bar, a partnership between the Murphy Group of Restaurants and the Atlantic Beef Association was announced, by which Atlantic beef would be featured in MGR establishments. Speakers at the announcement included Kevin Murphy, president of MGR, Ross Munro, Director of Culinary of MGR, Jim Casey of
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A Trip to Camp

A Trip to Camp
A day at the Culinary Boot Camp of Holland College

by Luke Arbuckle

Education and hospitality were the flavors of the day as The Holland College Culinary Institute of Canada opened its doors for the second season of Culinary Boot Camp. A world-renowned establishment, The Institute draws students and visitors from around the world to its kitchens and dining rooms. It is considered by many to be the
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Flavours of Prince Edward Island: A Culinary Journey

Flavours of Prince Edward Island: A Culinary Journey
Austin Clement, Jeff McCourt, Allan Williams

Then I began driving up the long red clay lanes that lead to our farms, waded into the surf with an oyster rake, spotted golden chanterelles in the woods and downed shots of rum on the deck of a lobster boat at sea. Gradually, it dawned on me that food is at its best when we taste its flavours and its stories.”—Chef Michael Smith

Now you can bring the
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Viva Italia

I’m Dining Out Here
by Andrew Sprague

Over the last number of years, Prince Edward Island has become well known across North America as a culinary destination. Thanks to a concerted effort by Island restauranteurs, food producers, writers and government our little province has made quite a name for itself as a place where the food is fresh, delicious, and prepared with care. Most of the focus of
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Potluck with a Purpose

Potluck with a Purpose

The PEI Division of the Canadian Cancer Society launches a new twist on expression “potluck.”“With the support of Paderno, we’re delighted to introduce the Potluck with a Purpose to Islanders,” says Marla Delaney, Prevention & Public Issues Manager. “Finding cancer before there are signs or symptoms is crucial in the fight against cancer. That is why cancer screening is a priority and we are
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Some Upcoming Events

Bluegrass at the Carriage House

February 3
Beaconsfield Carriage House Janet McGarry and Wildwood, a favourite PEI band, will be fea [ ... ]

Fräulein Klarinette

Piano and clarinet recital at UPEI’s Dr. Steel Recital Hall January 26
UPEI UPEI Clarinet Profess [ ... ]

Jack Frost Winterfest at Eastlink Centre

February 15–18
Charlottetown Emmy-Award winning entertainers, Imagination Movers, will bring their [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Music PEI Canadian Songwriter Challenge

In partnership with ECMA 2019 Music PEI and ECMA 2019 have announced a partnership bringing togethe [ ... ]

The facilitator

Profile: Steve Bellamy by Jane Ledwell “Arts are ways into emotions. Arts are where we connect, [ ... ]

A gift of Island poetry: John MacKenzie

The Feet of Blue Herons If you happen to live in another town,
Or country, or even galaxy
As dim and  [ ... ]