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Volunteers Get the Job Done

Posted on Saturday, July 11, 2020 12:00 AM

Now that we have tempted your taste buds with all the culinary delights that the Brantford International Village has to offer, let’s take a moment to recognize the true heroes of this festival...the Villages Volunteers. The backbone of any community event has always been the people that give selflessly of their time to help the event run smoothly. It will be a while before there can be large-scale events that will require many, many volunteers, but today we want to recognize, salute and thank the...


Brantford International Villages Festival – All. The. Food. Part 1

Posted on Thursday, July 09, 2020 12:00 AM

Hands up - who goes to the Brantford International Villages Festival with the goal of eating something from every Village? … and then rolls themselves home? We absolutely love trying food from a variety of cultures over 4 days, all made lovingly with the hands and hearts of our very own Brantfordians. If we’re pulling at your heartstrings, and your tummy is grumbling, then why not recreate your own version of the Villages at home? Handmade pierogi, butter chicken made from scratch, jerk chicken...


Brantford International Villages Festival – All. The. Food. Part 2

Posted on Thursday, July 09, 2020 12:00 AM

We’re back! After a day of thinking of pretty much nothing but food (does that really differ from any other day), we’re exploring the rest of the cultural culinary delights that are popular at the Brantford International Villages Festival. Although we’re still wishing we were all gathered together to enjoy, Tourism Brantford hopes that you spend some time with your loved ones to learn about the different cultures and chefs here in Brantford. Schedule your next lunch or dinner at home and support...


Brantford International Villages Festival – ‘Til We Eat Again

Posted on Wednesday, July 08, 2020 12:00 AM

As we turn the calendar to the first week of July, thoughts in Brantford traditionally turn toward one of the City’s most vibrant and delicious signature events – the Brantford International Villages Cultural Festival. However, in what would have been their 47th consecutive year of presenting the festival, the Executive and Board of Directors suspended the event in the best interest of public safety. Even though the event will not be happening this year, let’s still find a way to keep the heart...


Bring home top shelf Italian fare from La Bottega

Posted on Friday, July 03, 2020 12:00 AM

La Bottega Fine Foods & Delicattesen is a family-owned and operated Italian deli that has been serving the Brantford community for over 18 years. The shop, located at 358 King George Rd., serves a mouthwatering selection of Italian fare available for pick-up and pre-order. You can pop in any time during their hours of operation to choose from an assortment of ready-to-go sandwiches for yourself or pick up a delicious Italian meal to feed your whole family for dinner.

Through years of experience,...