cheese and grapes on a charcuterie board

The Tipperary Bog at the Brantford Farmers’ Market

Posted on Thursday, April 01, 2021 02:48 PM

Today we’re highlighting another vendor at the Brantford Farmers’ Market, The Tipperary Bog!

Whether you’re searching for a particular variety of cheese or need help building out your Friday night charcuterie board, The Tipperary Bog offers an incredible selection of award-winning, artisanal cheese and exceptional customer service. Established in 2010, owner Nadine Evans keeps market shoppers stocked with cheeses from Ontario, Canada and around the world. Here are a few recent highlights in stock:

  • Brebicet...

Three yellow coloured smoothies sitting on a store countertop.

Downtown Brantford Restaurant Scene is Booming

Posted on Thursday, April 01, 2021 02:43 PM

Downtown Brantford is always changing, and one of our favourite changes is the uptake in restaurants choosing to locate downtown. In 2020, even during a global pandemic, some new local food and drink hotspots opened up, and are serving delicious dishes. Take a trip downtown to grab your next takeout lunch or dinner, and thank you for supporting local. Here are some of our new favourites, and we encourage you to share your own (and recommend what to order!)

Anna’s Soul Food Kitchen | 72 Colborne Street,...

ninja warrior style gym with black and red mats.

Kardia Ninjas - Get Fit the Ninja Way

Posted on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 09:13 AM

The action-packed T.V. show American Ninja Warrior has sparked the interest of many enthusiasts who are looking to take their workouts and training to a whole new level. Based on a series of challenging obstacle courses, Brantford now features a new fitness facility where participants can swing, jump and climb their way to an exciting workout.

Founded by Joel Smith, The Ninja Guy, and his wife Jessica Smith, Kardia Ninjas is a new state of the art 10,000 sq ft ninja gym facility that recently opened...

Salsa and tortilla chips

Florcita's Classic Latin Foods at the Brantford Farmers’ Market

Posted on Friday, March 26, 2021 11:00 AM

If you’ve been to the Brantford Farmers’ Market, you’ve certainly wandered past the enticing stacks of freshly-made salsas, guacamole and burritos at Florcita's Classic Latin Foods.

A core selection of products are prepared fresh every week, but they’re always introducing new dishes – so it’s best to visit often! To give you an idea of their menu, here are just a few delicious items that they serve:

  • Flautas – These fried corn tortillas are stuffed with chicken breast and include fresh, crisp and...

Periwinkle blue background with white text reading I Think You're Grand.

I Think You’re Grand

Posted on Friday, March 26, 2021 11:00 AM

We had a chance to chat with Martin Smith, the mastermind behind I Think You’re Grand, an organization that was created in the late summer of 2019 aimed at connecting artists with one another and their community. It is a group centered around promoting arts and the people who make it, in Brantford, Brant and Six Nations of the Grand River.

Working to promote local artists primarily through their Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages, they also conduct interviews, contests, photoshoots and content...