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In Case You Missed It Congratulations to the members of this year’s PEI Royal Beef Team. Cody Cudmore, Nicole Drake, Jory Donovan, Olivia Drake, Sawyer Acorn, Molly Loane, Madison Pirch, Ryan Boswall, Isabella Acorn, Daniel Naddy, and alternate Isaac Drake will head to the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair this November to represent PEI. As well, the 4-H Dairy Team was…

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ACCOLADES FOR ATLANTIC BEEF


Plant recently recognized as a Certified Sustainable Processing Operation After successfully passing a recent audit by Where Food Comes From Inc, Atlantic Beef Products Inc (ABPI), in Albany, PEI, has been recognized as a Certified Sustainable Beef Processing Operation. Where Food Comes From Inc is an independent, third-party food verification company. The Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (CRSB) is a…

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In case you missed it Have you spotted a PEI Farm Tour sign yet? A series of informational signs have been placed in farmers’ fields along well-traveled routes across the Island. Different types of crops grown on PEI have been identified by the signs to help the public recognize these crops. The crops include barley, wheat, potatoes, soybeans, carrots, wild…

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In Case You Missed It A new free counseling service is now available for fishers and their families facing difficult circumstances in their daily lives. The Fisher Assistance Program is available to members of the Prince Edward Island Fishermen’s Association and the Prince Edward Island Aquaculture Alliance. Financial support for the service is provided by the Department of Fisheries and…

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The latest session of the PEI Legislature began in mid-June with the traditional Throne Speech, read by the Honourable Antoinette Perry, Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island. The new minority PC government highlighted several areas they plan to address which will be of interest to our farmers, fishers, students, and advocates for poverty reduction and environmental issues. They include: support…

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PEI CRAFT BEER WEEK


The Island’s breweries come together for inaugural celebration of craft beer The first week of June marks the first PEI Craft Beer Week. Spearheaded by the PEI Craft Brewers Alliance, it will showcase our Island craft breweries from west to east. On day one, beer buses will travel between the breweries with different brewery start points, allowing beer lovers the…

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2019 FALL FLAVOURS BIGGER THAN EVER


Additional week added to PEI’s annual foodie festival As the old saying goes, ‘you can’t have too much of a good thing,’ and PEI’s annual Fall Flavours Festival is taking that expression to heart. The festival is adding an extra week to their schedule this year, with more new events across the Island to enjoy. Starting on August 30, the…

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In case you missed it Prince Edward Island’s 33rd Premier Dennis King and new members of Executive Council were sworn in during a ceremony in Georgetown early last month. “I am honoured to serve as Premier of Prince Edward Island, and I look forward to working with the new members of cabinet,” King said. “We have been presented with a…

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LEADERS’ COOK OFF


Which dish would have won? With a minority government in power let’s take a sample of what fueled the leaders of our main parties. We asked each leader what their favourite recipe was; either one they made themselves or one someone made for them. We got a nice variety of dishes and all of them are perfect to warm-up as…

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