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Organic Farming on St. Joseph Island

September 27, 2019 By Sandra Trainor

Back in 1989 Peter and Kris Stinnisson purchased a little piece of paradise on beautiful St. Joseph Island Ontario.  At that time, they were working and living in Wawa, Ontario and spent their summer vacations on the island.  A few years later, they decided to make the move permanently to their nearly ninety acres of […]


Two Unique Markets, One Rural Municipality

July 9, 2019 By Sandra Trainor

The Municipality of Huron Shores, Ontario is located along a scenic section of the Trans-Canada Highway #17 within the District of Algoma between Sault Ste. Marie and Sudbury, ON. Two farmers’ markets operate within the municipality. One in Iron Bridge, the other in Sowerby. Both are seasonal and are housed in historical surroundings. Both are […]


Poutine Feast in Sault Ste. Marie

June 28, 2019 By Cory St. Pierre

Let’s be honest, nothing beats the Classic Canadian Poutine. Fresh Hand Cut French Fries, Gravy and Cheese Curds. It’s a match made in comfort food heaven! However, during Poutine Feast, the classic poutine is a thing of the past. On June 28th, 2019 – July 1st, 2019, in partnership with The Downtown Association, the Ermatinger-Clergue […]


Delicious House-Made Crafted Ice Cream!

June 24, 2019 By Sandra Trainor

Elliott’s Ice Cream shop is one of the happiest places in downtown Sault Ste. Marie. Just opened in June of 2017, owners Jamie and Tina Elliott wanted to “create a place for people to gather, spend time with their families and friends, put down their cell phones and enjoy a delicious ice cream treat.” The […]


St. Joseph Island Lion’s Club Breakfast

May 23, 2019 By Sandra Trainor

There is a small group of dedicated volunteers on beautiful St. Joseph Island, Ontario, who work behind the scenes to help make the Island and their community, a great place to live, work, play and visit. Since 1972, the St. Joseph Island Lions Club has been the service club that is behind a multitude of […]


Sault Ste. Marie Food Tours

May 17, 2019 By Heather Bot

There are different ways to explore a new city to learn its history and heritage, discover hidden gems and chat with the locals. A walking tour is a great way to grow your knowledge in a short amount of time, meet new people, and meet the locals – and you didn’t have to plan a […]


Dining on Lake Huron

May 1, 2019 By Sandra Trainor

On the western edge of the quaint little village of Thessalon, Ontario, fronting the expansive and stunning Lake Huron is a business that has become a landmark on the North Shore. A little less than an hour east of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario off Hwy 17, Carolyn Beach Inn & Restaurant was built in the […]


A Truly Unique Dining Experience

May 18, 2018 By Sandra Trainor

“The stone house la maison de Pierre, as they call it, a large mansion built of stone by a former agent of the Northwest Hudson Bay Company, who lived there with his family, servants, horses and hounds and gave hospitable dinners in those days when it was the fashion for the host to do so…” […]