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August’s Featured Artist is Nancy Dow

Posted on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 10:00 AM

August’s Featured Artist is sewing and community enthusiast Nancy Dow. When she’s not sewing for her business I Can So Sew That!, she is usually found around town supporting as many local shops as possible or eating locally with her husband and son, then sharing all about it on her blog Deliciously Brantford.

Nancy has been crafting since she was young and was trying every form possible. She settled in on the one she grew up around the most – sewing. Nancy’s mom was her inspiration and mentor. Her...


Nourish your Body and Mind at The Healthy Rabbit

Posted on Friday, July 06, 2018 10:00 AM

The Healthy Rabbit is Brantford’s premier location for healthy and wholesome meals, and Tourism Brantford’s staff can confirm – their plant-based food is delicious! Partly volunteer-run with volunteers from all over the world, this café brings new recipes and inspiration to their ever-changing menu and list of specials. 
The Healthy Rabbit opened on October 1, 2015 in the heart of Brantford’s Heritage District (105 Brant Ave.) They offer great value meals chock full of vegetables, legumes,...


July's Featured Artist is Local Author Michael Poeltl

Posted on Tuesday, July 03, 2018 10:00 AM

July’s Featured Artist is local author and visual artist Michael Poeltl. Michael moved to Brantford a year ago and is an author of ten books written in various genres. He is currently promoting his self-published science fiction novel A.I. Insurrection.
Michael has been writing ever since he can remember but pursued visual arts as an illustrator. He is a graduate of the BA program from Sheridan College and also of graphic and web design. He currently works full time as a marketing manager.

paddling on Grand River

So, What is Eco Tourism anyway?

Posted on Friday, June 08, 2018 10:00 AM

Eco tourism is a market that is growing rapidly within Canada, and is an extremely profitable sector of Canada’s tourism economy, but what is it? As the industry has grown, the Tourism Industry Association of Canada defines eco-tourism as: 
“…a segment of sustainable tourism that offers experiences that enable visitors to discover natural areas while preserving their integrity, and to understand, through interpretation and education, the natural and cultural sense of place. It fosters respect...


June’s Featured Artist Is Visual Artist Mercedes Victoria

Posted on Sunday, May 06, 2018 12:00 AM

Mercedes is currently working on a new graphite pencil series that is a reminder to focus on the small beauties of life. A student of Redeemer College University, she left with an honours in psychology and a visual art and art history major. Over the last few years, she has been accepted into many juried exhibits in Brantford, Woodstock, Hamilton, Etobicoke, and London with her work winning several awards including Best in Show and Juror’s Choice. Mercedes has always had a strong love of art that...