A Tale of Two Buildings: Part 2

A Tale of Two Buildings: Part 2 396 14th St. W in Owen Sound has been our home since the beginning. Historically, it was the home of Vectacor or Hudson Bay Wholesale, depending on who you ask. More recently we shared the building with the Owen Sound Combat Academy, Hands-On Sport Therapy, and The WarehouseContinue reading “A Tale of Two Buildings: Part 2”

A Tale of Two Buildings: Part 1

A Tale of Two Buildings: Part 1 The SCP Centre has a storied history in Meaford.  Many locals know it as the former site of Amerock, an American company that manufactured hardware onsite until the 1980’s. Our new home is nestled under the old rooftop oven, with aspects of this history still visible. It laterContinue reading “A Tale of Two Buildings: Part 1”

Behind the Scenes of a Relocation

Having secured a new location is only the first step in the relocation process.  We will be continuing operations as a warehouse and pick-up location; however, we continue to dream about the future via our ongoing strategic planning process. Work continues to prepare the new space for our arrival. Public Health visited the site thisContinue reading “Behind the Scenes of a Relocation”

Eat Local Grey Bruce Finally Found a New Home

As many of you know, Grey County purchased our building in the fall and we have been looking for a new home. We are pleased to announce that we have located and secured a new location, a unit at 278 Cook Street in Meaford. The building owners, the Scott family, and their staff have beenContinue reading “Eat Local Grey Bruce Finally Found a New Home”

Local Food System Series: Food as Responsibility

One of the biggest and most impactful shifts that supporting local food systems can provide is moving away from consumer cultures that embed themselves in narratives of competition and individual notions of rights towards responsibility. It is almost impossible to govern food chains as “public commons” when notions of ownership and entitlement govern how peopleContinue reading “Local Food System Series: Food as Responsibility”

Eat Local Recipe Series: Camem-Pear Grilled Cheese

Ingredients Beans – Use your favourite kind of bean! This time I decided to use canned Botanic Cam vegan camembert from The Frauxmagerie Anjou or Bosc Pears from Pfennings Organic Vegetables A couple slices of hearty bread (I used a Currant and Pumpkin seed loaf from Rising Sun Bakery – also check out Aster Lane Bread and Thornbury BakeryContinue reading “Eat Local Recipe Series: Camem-Pear Grilled Cheese”

Eat Local Recipe Series: Popcorn, Two Ways!

Ingredients Popcorn kernels from Backwoods Preserves or A&E Sweet Maple Syrup from Beaver Valley Maple or Miner’s Maple Products Salt from A&E Butter (salted or unsalted) from Millbank Cheese & Butter Cinnamon from A&E or Ontario Natural Food Co-op Salty Butter (salted or unsalted) from Millbank Cheese & Butter Nutritional Yeast from Ontario Natural Food Co-op Salt from A&E Freshly Ground Pepper ThisContinue reading “Eat Local Recipe Series: Popcorn, Two Ways!”