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Have you heard...#BrantfordDelivers?

Posted on Monday, April 20, 2020 12:00 AM

While we all want to do our part to flatten the curve, social distancing and the mandated closing of non-essential businesses brings hardships and stress for individuals and for many of the small businesses in our community.  The good news is, you can help to support our local businesses now so that we can enjoy their services and products long after this is over.

A new social media initiative #Brantforddelivers, started by Jennifer Babister, local realtor with Royal Lepage Action Realty, is...


“Take Me, Make Me, Bake Me” Kits Available From Mercasa

Posted on Thursday, April 16, 2020 12:00 AM

Brantford's own Mercasa Little Italy Eatery & Catering, located at 195 Henry St., is the place to go for some delicious, ready-to-eat homecooked Italian fare. 

Mercasa is open for business during the COVID-19 pandemic and accepting pre-orders for ready-to-go meals. Mercasa gives you everything you need to prepare your own delicious meal at home in as quickly as 2 minutes. The serving options are double (feeds two) or family (feeds five). They are also currently running a ‘Take Me, Make...


Farm Fresh Food

Posted on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 12:00 AM

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...


Brantford is Sweet!

Posted on Monday, April 13, 2020 12:00 AM

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 is known...


Strodes BBQ & Deli

Posted on Friday, April 10, 2020 12:00 AM

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 adjustments...