Author Archives : David MacDonald


Sophie, Fiona, and Beckett Campbell are prime examples of Island youth who truly understand where our food comes from. Every summer the three siblings—Fiona and Sophie are both 10, and Beckett, 9—raise several dozen free-range chickens, as well as some laying hens in their chicken coop located in the backyard of their home in Glencoe, near Vernon River. This year…

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Savour the Flavour

Zesty herb favourite in Atlantic Canada The distinctive flavour of summer savory is an Atlantic Canadian tradition for many families, but for Kevin Ryan, the popular herb is a family tradition in more ways than one. Bona Vista Summer Savory, located in South Pinette, PEI, is a small operation run by Ryan and his family–wife Marcella, and children Seamus, 8,…

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Put a Chef in Your Kitchen

Creative Kitchen offers healthy, chef-prepared meals in your home Tracy Bishop of Charlottetown, like many Islanders, is trying to juggle healthy eating with the demands of a busy life. “We have a pretty active life and are on the go a lot,” Bishop said. “Healthy eating is a priority for us, but it was challenging to make that happen and…

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