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Vegan and Plant-Based Eats in Brantford

Posted on Tuesday, January 18, 2022 03:21 PM

Whether you’re looking to increase your plant-based consumption, reduce how often you eat animal products, or you’re simply curious and open to trying new things, Brantford’s vegan and plant-based culinary scene is growing each month. Eating vegetarian or vegan isn’t just salads – there are delicious meals that require no substitutions, and new plant-based options of your traditional omnivore favourites, like burgers, tacos, nachos, and more. We’ve rounded up some of our favourite dining hotspots...

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5 Spots to Enjoy Global Flavours in Brantford

Posted on Monday, January 17, 2022 03:47 PM

Brantford has quickly become a foodie’s culinary adventure, and many of the new businesses that are popping up are locally owned and feature flavours that guide your taste buds around the world. Stop in at five of these businesses that you may not have heard of and let us know what you think!

Indian Street Food, 139 Clarence St., Brantford

If you’re looking for dishes that don’t skimp on flavour and give you the vibrant energy of India’s markets, try the brand new Indian Street Food. Need some...

Brantford trail in winter.

Explore Brantford’s Trails This Winter

Posted on Thursday, January 06, 2022 03:32 PM

Brantford is home to the Hub of Ontario Trails which link three major branches of the Trans Canada Trail at Brant’s Crossing, located in downtown Brantford on the Grand River. With over 70km of nature trails, including 26km of Trans Canada Trail, to hike, run, cycle, snowshoe, cross-country ski, or wander with your dog, there are hours of landscape to explore right here in beautiful Brantford.

Our trail system connects Brantford to other nearby cities including Port Dover, Hamilton,...

Family biking on trails in Brantford

Ontario by Bike for Businesses

Posted on Wednesday, January 05, 2022 02:53 PM

Calling all Brantford businesses! Are you interested in an opportunity to promote your business for free? In 2020, over 430,000 people used trails in Brantford and the Ontario by Bike Network Program can help you get on their radar.

Certification is easy and the coming winter months are a perfect time to work towards meeting the Ontario by Bike criteria so you can capitalize on the many trail visitors in Brantford and the 1.7 million cycling tourists who visit Ontario each year. Cycling tourists...

Dominique Steele

January Featured Artist, Dominique Steele

Posted on Wednesday, December 22, 2021 03:51 PM

January’s Featured Artist is 22-year-old Dominique Steele, who lives in Brantford and specializes in creating candles, wax melts and reed diffusers.

Dominique is working towards completing her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Film Studies at Carleton University, while also studying to obtain her Real Estate license through Humber College. She started her side hustle, Valiant bydmnqe, in May 2021, making candles and wax melts with coconut soy wax and a wooden wick as opposed to a traditional cotton wick....