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Retail Lessons Learned

What the first summer in our own shop taught us Summer is over, actually, it’s almost November… and what a summer it was. Our first season in retail was a big hit and so worth it. But also quite a journey. We worked hard and played little. Last you heard from me when we had just opened the doors of…

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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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The Doors Are Open

Opening our own retail shop So remember when I said we will be opening a shop in the summer? Well, summer is here! Not yet weather-wise really this year-argh, the cool breeze from the bay-but on the calendar today it says June 24. So this means the Maritime Marzipan retail location is open! I am sitting here behind our beautiful…

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