Browsing Category : Food Retail

Farm & Food Care now on PEI

On December 8, 2017 a new organization focused on connecting consumers to the food they eat was launched. Farm & Food Care PEI (FFCPEI) is associated with Farm & Food Care organizations already established in Ontario and Saskatchewan. “PEI has excellent food…Farm and Food Care PEI’s efforts are going to focus on strengthening the connection between the consumer and their…

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Farmed with Love

Summerside’s new local food shop On a rainy Saturday afternoon, two weeks after its grand opening, I paid a visit to Farmed – Market & Craft Butchery, located in Reads Corner, Summerside. Owned and operated by Julie and Mike Taylor, this new food shop is clearly setting its sights on meeting the needs of locavores and foodies in Western PEI.…

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Going the Extra Mile While Buying Close to Home

Sobeys demonstrates commitment to local with flexible distribution chain, sponsorships of local events, and an on-the-ground “local food scout” 100 mile diet. Buy local. Join the locavore movement. Support your farmers. Consumers are bombarded with messaging about how buying close to home is better for the planet, their health, the local economy. While marketing-savvy companies are incorporating this message into…

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