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SMALL TOWNS, BIG GAINS


How Fall Flavours Festival boosts small town profiles in PEI Georgetown, population 555; Victoria, population 74; North Rustico, population 607; Alberton, population 1,100; Abram-Village, population 272: PEI is dotted with small towns and villages from tip to tip. Now just imagine the swell of activity and people that a typical Fall Flavours event brings to these picturesque yet minimally-populated spots.…

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Tasting Our Coastal Cuisine


Fall Flavours Festival highlights three communities with a new event series From shipbuilding to lobster fishing, seaweed harvesting and lighthouse-keeping, the waters that hug our gorgeous sandbar have profoundly shaped every aspect of Island life. And the coastal communities that were born from the first outposts of PEI’s Acadian and European settlers still remain integral to the Island way of…

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Neighbours Feeding Neighbours


Generosity keeps Tyne Valley’s Caring Cupboard stocked Tyne Valley is home to PEI’s newest food bank, an expansion of the West Prince Caring Cupboard, with locations already in Bloomfield, Tignish, and Alberton. Christian members of the community approached the Caring Cupboard Board to establish a closer location. “If you can’t afford food, how are you going to afford gas to…

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