The life of Bryan

Talking with beer crafters on PEI: Bryan Carver

It has been a long and strange journey to the opening of Village Green in Cornwall. Having landed work doing construction on the original Gahan Brewer...

Meal prep like a pro

It’s a busy time of year right now for most folks and for many, school and work lunches are on the horizon. If you’re anything like me and you lik...

Living Museum

Experience an 18th century French settlement at Roma

Step back and experience life at the 18th century French settlement of Roma at Three Rivers National Historic Site. The 2022 season offers a full sche...

Blended with science

Talking with beer crafters on PEI: Spencer Gallant

In late November 2019, three young entrepreneurs opened the doors to the public for a brewery they had been working on in Borden-Carleton. One of thes...

A Better way to hydrate

Drinking water all day long is probably the most common way of staying hydrated and healthy. And it’s not a bad one to follow! But while it’s a go...

DiverseCity Festival continues

Alberton, Abram-Village, Summerside and Montague

The DiverseCity Festival, PEI’s celebration of Canadian multiculturalism and inclusion, and a project of the Immigration & Refugee Services Asso...

Making his own

Incredible dreams can be conjured over a boiling pot outdoors. When Mike Hogan, affectionately known as Hogie, began brewing beer with friends in the ...

A veggie in disguise

Rhubarb is a perennial vegetable that grows naturally in Prince Edward Island and has been cultivated throughout Europe. Rhubarb’s native habitat is...

From the beginning

Talking with beer crafters on PEI—Trent Hayes

At the end of 2021, we looked at the four basic ingredients needed to make beer. The role that water, malted grain, hops and yeast play are key. These...

Buying in season

Helpful tips for budget-friendly plant-based eating

Eating plant-based can seem like a very costly thing to do. And while that may be true at times, especially if you are eating all organic fruits and v...

The Island Shot

Creating a safer drinking culture on PEI

The PEI Rape and Sexual Assault Centre (PEIRSAC) has launched “The Island Shot” poster campaign to help create a safer drinking culture at license...

Will you join us?

The popularity of plant-based food has been steadily growing for years now. In fact, the number of people in North America who eat plant-based, increa...

The fermentation

Exploring the basic beer ingredients, part four—yeast

Having examined the role of principle raw materials used in the brewing process, we have essentially reached the most important piece in the creation ...

Amanda Muirhead competes on GCBS

The fifth season of CBC’s The Great Canadian Baking Show (GCBS) returned in October and features Amanda Muirhead of Westmoreland, PEI, as one of the...

Normalizing alternatives

Serena Ryder partners with Upstreet Craft Brewing

Upstreet Craft Brewing, a B-Corp certified beverage company on a mission to refresh the community with its non-alcoholic craft beer brand Libra, is pa...

Rise UP for Afghans

Fundraiser featuring Lady Soul and Sadat’s Cuisine

Join Lady Soul and Sadat’s Cuisine at Upstreet Craft Brewing in Charlottetown on November 7 from 3:30–6 pm to raise awareness for our sisters in A...

Hops for the best

Exploring the basic beer ingredients, part three—hops

Up to this point, we have looked at the role water and malted grains play in the making of beer. For thousands of years this duo has been crucial in c...

My PEI Cabbage Cookbook

by Ann Thurlow | Illustrator Rebecca Ford

Ann Thurlow will launch My PEI Cabbage Cookbook in October. Compiled and written by Thurlow, the book is an ode to the author’s love for the underra...

Flavours ingrained

Exploring the basic beer ingredients, part two—malt

We recently took a look at water and how it plays a major part in the brewing of a well made beer. Water’s chemical composition and attributes have ...

Lobster Love winner for 2021

Water Prince Corner Shop takes the top spot

After all the votes were tallied for this year’s PEI Lobster Love campaign in July, a classic version of the lobster roll received the most love fro...

Back to the well

Exploring the basic beer ingredients, part one—water

In order to make a quality beer you need four basic ingredients. This tried and true foursome of water, malt, hops and yeast each need to be carefully...

Fall Flavours Festival

Sept 16 to Oct 10

The PEI Fall Flavours Festival will run from September 16–October 10. Visitors and locals can enjoy the popular Signature Events, including Toe Taps...

PEI Shellfish Festival

Sept 16 to 19

The PEI International Shellfish Festival will celebrate its 25th anniversary in September. Oysters, mussels, and lobster take centre stage from Septem...

Fermentation trail

Aimed at creating a truly unique experience for Islanders and tourists alike, five local beverage producers have joined together to establish a trail ...

West Coast IPA

If you were looking for one particular style of beer that propelled the current awareness of craft beer into our collective consciousness, it would be...

Rainbow Brunch

Kings Playhouse—June 26

Georgetown’s Kings Playhouse will host their first all-ages Rainbow Brunch on June 26. Hosted by Drag Queen Lizzy Strange, the event will feature l...

Beer for sport

A fierce competition is growing at Hopyard on Kent Street in Charlottetown. For the second year in a row, The Brewery Battle pits local brewers agains...

Seasonal suds

As the weather warms and we move toward the summer of 2021, our local brewers are looking to brew up new brands of beer that aim to capture the essenc...

Trois spectacle pour l’éte

French dinner theatre returns this summer

French-language dinner theatre will return to Mont-Carmel this summer thanks to Paul D. Gallant, the director of La Cuisine à Mémé dinner theatre s...

East Coast Hoppers

Tucked away on the winding roads of Donagh, PEI is a small shop supplying homebrewers of all skill levels. Selling bags of grain, hops, yeast and all ...

Meat N’ Badaydas

Culinary showcase at restaurants across PEI—April 1 to 30

The PEI restaurant scene is getting an extra boost this April with the announcement of Meat N’ Badaydas, a month-long celebration that has chefs and...

Hazy Shade of Beer

The existence of hazy beers is nothing new to the beer world. In the last century, technological advancements allowed brewers to make beer much more p...

New options for dining

Lucy Maud Dining Room reopens under new guidelines

The Culinary Institute of Canada (CIC) in Charlottetown reopened the Lucy Maud Dining Room to the public in February after months of planning and prep...

Living the dream

Something new, something different for Kensington foodies

Begin with a big bowl of passion and a sense of community spirit, add originality and warmth, sprinkle with creativity and pour in happiness until the...

Fill ‘er with unleaded

Exploring some great local, alcohol-free options

At the start of a fresh new year, many people take the pledge to adhere to a “Dry January,” spending the month without any beer, wine or spirits. ...

Ode to brewers

‘Twas a month before Christmas, And on our fair Isle, We all could be sheltered At home for a while. Christmas parties cancelled, Pray just for...

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