Browsing Category : Coffee

AIN’T NO SHADES OF GREY


Creating success is black and white (and some blue) for local entrepreneurs It all started with not being able to find a favourite confectionery. Less than two years later, Jessica and Mike Fritz of Maritime Marzipan are launching not one, but two new businesses, bringing the total of their entrepreneurial efforts to four. The Black and White Café and Island…

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LOVE COFFEE AND PEI? THIS BREW’S FOR YOU


Celebrating Island culture through a fresh new brand of locally-roasted coffees and specialty teas If you’ve dreamed of launching your own business you may be familiar with some common advice given to aspiring entrepreneurs: start a business that solves a problem. Jen Vandermaar saw her problem and promptly started a business. Only a year ago, PEI Coffee Company was just…

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Fat Coffee, Fauxmage & Fresh Vegetables


Riverview Country Market showcases local food entrepreneurs’ products With scores of new local products and a busy cafe serving up unique beverages, Riverview Country Market has changed since my last visit. I’d only been to Riverview a handful of times; this time it was their new coffee offerings featured on Instagram that drew me in. From Fat Coffee (coffee with…

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What’s on the menu


It used to be a thing that the society pages in our local papers were not as concerned with celebrities as they are now (although royalty featured prominently); they were far more egalitarian. They mostly concerned with who was visiting whom, where they were visiting from, and who was hosting wedding showers and afternoon teas. A lot of the names…

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