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Happy Earth Day!

Posted on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 12:00 AM

The first Earth Day was celebrated on April 22, 1970. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the movement, which is now lead by Earth Day Network, the world’s largest organization championing positive change for the environment.

Despite the current obstacles we face as individuals and as a community under Covid-19 restrictions, there are plenty of positives surrounding us when we look for them. Many countries are enjoying the lowest pollution levels and clearest skies they’ve seen in years,...


Local Brews - Bring the Patio Home

Posted on Tuesday, April 21, 2020 12:00 AM

Have you started to brave the cool weather to take advantage of the sunshine on your patio? Nothing pairs with a patio like delicious, locally brewed beer. Brantford offers several local options for you to choose from and with the grass turning green and plants making their appearance all around, warm weather is just around the corner. Check out these businesses for your next patio beverage.

Bell City Brewing Company | 51 Woodyatt Dr. #9, Brantford | 519-900-6204

Bell City Brewing Company opened...


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...