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A Pageant with a Purpose


New Glasgow’s River Clyde buoyed by support of creatives, chefs, newcomers, and community Following a successful inaugural year in 2016, it was hard for co-creators Ker Wells and Megan Stewart to imagine not doing the River Clyde Pageant again this year. The outdoor travelling performance provides an entertaining and educational tour along the banks of the River Clyde in New…

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It Takes a Village


10th annual Village Feast in Souris raises funds for local and global charities The Village Feast—if you’ve never heard of it or you’ve heard of it, but not yet made the trek to Souris to take part, make 2017 the year you change that. Trust me, from one foodie to another, you won’t regret it. An incredible community initiative that…

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Bringing Locals Together


Year-round market opens in Montague With Montague celebrating its 100th birthday this year, it seems a fitting time to try something the town has seen before, but with a targeted concept. On June 11, Caroline Farrell, supported by her husband, Paul, launched a new farmers’ market. Currently located in the rink of the local curling club **, the market is…

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Sprinting Towards Fall Flavours


Chef Irwin MacKinnon prepares to get really busy as September’s month-long food festival approaches If there’s one thing Islanders like almost as much as food, it’s a good party. At least that’s my theory as to why PEI has no shortage of food-focussed festivals and events. There are celebrations of our most famed products (lobster and potatoes for the un-indoctrinated),…

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See, Eat, Talk, Share


Inaugural PEI Fest will showcase film and food with aim of creating shared experiences and meaningful conversations “One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” – Virginia Woolf In an era where we are all fighting the urge to pick up our phones and get lost in countless hours of scrolling, double-tapping, and deciphering…

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Best of Sea Campaign Launches June 1st


Culinary competition showcases Island seafood and the talents of local chefs 24 restaurants across Prince Edward Island are participating in the Best of Sea restaurant promotion and culinary competition this June. Talented local chefs and cooks have developed 52 unique seafood dishes, including appetizers and mains, featuring PEI seafood such as lobster, oysters, mussels, crab, halibut and more. Participating chefs…

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PEI Farm Centre exterior

New Market at Farm Centre Launches June 15


Thursday evenings in Charlottetown are about to get a whole lot tastier Whether you prefer to shop for your food before the weekend arrives or are simply in search of a convivial, green space to wile away a sunny evening, the new farmers’ market set to launch at the Farm Centre in Charlottetown is likely to suit your fancy. Every…

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Al Douglas and friends pose in front of the Burger Bus during Burger Love 2016

Burger Love Magic Bus


An epic experience for those that get a seat on Al Douglas’ Burger Bus What better way to spend a day in early spring than on a bus touring around Prince Edward Island eating all the bounty Burger Love has to offer. Al Douglas hosts an independent tour called Al’s Burger Bus. The idea was his and the good people…

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Saving Our Seeds


Seedy Saturdays Provide Opportunities to Swap and Save Seeds For many farmers, gardeners and engaged eaters, the international distress signal, SOS, could quite fittingly translate to Save Our Seeds. There is a worldwide movement afoot to do just that and it goes by the slightly dodgy moniker of Seedy Saturdays. These seed swapping events promote community-ownership of seed, based on…

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National Cupcake Day


Have your cake and eat it too with the PEI Humane Society Whether you love to bake them, eat them or do both (that’s me!), there’s something about a cupcake that sets it apart from its counterparts – the slice of cake, the brownie, the cookie, the square.  Cupcakes are picture perfect pieces of heaven with just the right balance…

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