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Farm Fresh Food

Farm Fresh Food

Now more than ever, staying close to home is the smart and safe thing to do. While many of us are looking for familiarity in these times of uncertainty, embracing new practices opens up a world of possibility. On an individual basis, taking on a simple, new adventure can be a breath of fresh air. For local businesses, your adventure to their doorstep can make a world of a difference. We all go grocery shopping. Why not take an adventure to a local farm fresh store and #supportlocal families and...
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Brantford Farmers’ Market - Vendor Contact Info

Brantford Farmers’ Market - Vendor Contact Info

Although Brantford Farmers’ Market announced on April 7th that it was closing its doors until further notice in the interest of public health, they tipped their hats to the many vendors that are represented in their space. As of April 7th, the following local businesses are still open and taking orders! For up to date lists of their vendors please visit Branford Farmers Market on Facebook. Bowman’s Produce – contact them on their Facebook page Brantwood Farms – 519-759-...
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Brantford is Sweet!

Brantford is Sweet!

Today seems like a good day to highlight all of the delicious local bakeries and sweet shops we have in Brantford. Despite the social-distancing measures in place, we hope you all had a nice Easter weekend filled with delicious treats. While Cadbury and Hershey may still be the Easter leaders globally, we have many local shops that can rival these giants when it comes to snacks. Here’s a round-up of some of our favourites: Brantwood Farms |251 Powerline Rd. | 519-759-4383 Brantwood Farms...
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Get Outside and View ‘The Grand Exhibit’

Get Outside and View ‘The Grand Exhibit’

Brantford’s Grand Exhibit is a partnership between the City of Brantford and Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant, which features 12 to-scale reproductions from Glenhyrst’s permanent collection displayed throughout the City. Brantford’s Grand Exhibit showcases a small piece of over 600 original works of art from Glenhyrst’s permanent collection. The twelve pieces selected for the Grand Exhibit were voted on by nearly 300 members of the community over the summer of 2019. The ex...
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Strodes BBQ & Deli

Strodes BBQ & Deli

With temperatures rising and the feel of spring in the breeze, barbeque season has arrived! For all of us, cooking from home is a major reality right now. Whether you are embracing your inner chef or need a break from the kitchen, staying at home does not mean sacrificing exceptional quality and taste. Enter Strodes BBQ & Deli, your one-stop, Brantford shop to all things barbeque! Strodes has been a Brantford staple for the last 88 years, since it opened its doors in 1932. Despite adjustmen...
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DIY and Crafts To Go From Finders Keepers

DIY and Crafts To Go From Finders Keepers

As we all muddle our way through these uncertain waters, it’s important to recognize our local small businesses who are working extra hard to continue to deliver their products and services by adapting to the constantly-changing demands of the COVID-19 crisis .  Brantford Finders Keepers (198 King George Rd.) is an amazing shop that features unique home décor, a plethora of Fusion Mineral Paint (this stuff is the best for small DIY projects) and offers DIY workshops, led by th...
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Local Easter Services are Available Online

Local Easter Services are Available Online

The celebration of Easter and participating in religious services has taken on a very different approach this year. It is a new and different concept to have religious gatherings suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic, but there are many viewing options to help the community take part in services and connect with their fellow members. Many churches and places of worship have moved their services online either through live-streaming on Facebook and YouTube as well as uploading sermons and musi...
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