Stratford Slow Food Market is Year-Round

Stratford Slow Food Market is Year-Round

The Stratford Slow Food Market, in Stratford, Ontario, offers local foods, drinks, and crafts, year-round. Slow food markets are a way of saying no thanks to the rise of fast food and fast-paced lifestyles. They facilitate eating locally and seasonally, taking time to...
Making Tiaras at Stratford’s Off The Wall

Making Tiaras at Stratford’s Off The Wall

Off The Wall in Stratford, Ontario, was formed by theatre artists and arts education volunteers who wanted to mentor aspiring theatre production artists. Courses are held at the Desmond Heeley Theatre Production Arts Studio at Factory163. Coincidentally, the furniture...
Stratford Literary Dinners – What to Expect

Stratford Literary Dinners – What to Expect

We attended the Cooking with the Wolfman: Indigenous Fusion Literary Dinner at the Stratford Chef School, October 25, 2018. The event was a part of Appetite for Words, a Stratford literary festival with a culinary twist. The lineup for 2018, with the final dinner on...
Garlic Festival. In Ontario. Absolutely.

Garlic Festival. In Ontario. Absolutely.

At the Stratford Kiwanis Garlic Festival, garlic is the star. In 2007, the Kiwanis Club in Stratford, Ontario, joined local garlic growers to promote Ontarian garlic which was struggling to gain a foothold in a market that was dominated by China. Today, the demand for...
Touring in Southwestern Ontario’s Sunny South

Touring in Southwestern Ontario’s Sunny South

While touring out-of-town friends around Southwestern Ontario’s sunny south, we always discover a new twist on the familiar. We look through our visitors’ eyes and love it when they “ooh” and “ah” at every stop.  Recently, with friends from...