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September's Featured Artist is Heather Vollans

Posted on Tuesday, September 04, 2018 12:00 AM

In honour of the Brant Studio Tour and Culture Days, September’s Featured Artist is mixed media mosaic artist Heather Vollans of Dawning Décor Studio. Heather is participating in both events that celebrate artists and creators on a local and national level.
 
As a mixed media mosaic artist, Heather creates art which is not purely mosaic in the traditional sense, but mosaic that incorporates a lot of unconventional, non-traditional materials, e.g. metals, plastics, rubber, construction debris. ...

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Brantford Rotary Bike Park

Posted on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 12:00 AM

Calling all Cyclers! Cycling can be difficult without a community to feel a part of. Luckily, Brantford has biking opportunities for cyclers new and seasoned. These come mainly in the form of the Brant Cycling Club, a group of bikers who work to promote biking in the community. Their most recent work, the Brantford Rotary Bike Park, is creating a safe place for novices and professionals to practice their skills. The Bike Skills Park, which is located at 400 Grand River Ave in Brantford,...

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Kayanase: Longhouse Ganǫsa’ǫ:weh

Posted on Friday, August 10, 2018 12:00 AM

Kayanase is a greenhouse, ecological restoration and eco-tourism company specializing in traditional ecological knowledge and native plant species. The company, located at 993 Highway 54 in Ohsweken, is continually growing to accurately and appropriately represent the history and culture of the Haudenosaunee (People of the Longhouse) while providing cultural, social, educational and economic benefits to the community of Six Nations and beyond.

Their mission is to restore the health and beauty of...

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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...

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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,...