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Terra Rossa returns to its original roots Chef Dave Mottershall is excited. After eight years, he’s returning to a familiar spot and food service concept in downtown Charlottetown, opening up Terra Rossa as PEI’s first “grocerant”. In the simplest of definitions, a grocerant is simply a cross between a grocer and a restaurant. In 2012, Mottershall and fellow chef John…

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More Than an Apple a Day

Freshness is key to produce’s flavour offered at Arlington Orchards’ markets Barry Balsom considers himself to be in the “flavour business.” As far as the co-owner of Arlington Orchards is concerned, there is only one way to ensure that the products you buy at one of his three fresh market locations across the Island have a taste to savour: make…

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Local-grown versus off-Island goods sparks debate in farmers’ markets Winter poses a variety of challenges for small-scale farmers who have booths at farmers’ markets. The most notable one is the ability to keep their booth filled with fresh, locally grown produce. Some farmers use greenhouses to grow produce throughout the winter months, however, quantities and variety generally become limited. There…

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