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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...


DIY and Crafts To Go From Finders Keepers

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

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 the incredibly talented...


Brantford Podcasts Connect us to our Community

Posted on Monday, April 06, 2020 12:00 AM

Podcasts have been broadcast for over ten years, yet are still a medium not too many people know about. The best way to describe them is that they are like talk radio episodes that you stream or download directly to your computer or mobile device and listen to on your own time. They are a great way to help pass the time, learn something new or be entertained. Whether you like comedy, educational, sport, or true-life crime stories – the possibilities are endless for listening to something great.



How to Support Local Businesses

Posted on Monday, April 06, 2020 12:00 AM

The City of Brantford Economic Development and Tourism Department is proud to launch a new social media campaign in support of our local businesses that are working hard to deliver their exceptional products and services to our community with minimal disruption.

The #BrantfordTogether campaign will run across the City’s social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram) daily for the next few months. The campaign aims to support and promote local businesses and keep the community connected...