Carleton researchers offer a vision for the future of outdoor dining in Ottawa beyond the pandemic
Researchers at Azrieli School of Architecture and Urbanism came up with outdoor dining solutions for Ottawa restaurants.
Growing concern: Second community garden opens on NCC land in bid to battle food insecurity in Hintonburg-Mechanicsville area
Goldenrod Community Garden is the second of two community gardens that are part of an NCC pilot project. It opened this week featuring 80 above-ground plots, a shed, compost bins, fences and water storage.
With a smile? Step 3 of reopening in Ontario is angst ridden for servers
As Ontario enters Step 3 of reopening, servers in restaurants will be facing customers indoors for the first time in months. It’s a bit scary.
COVID consequences: Patio season isn’t all wine and roses for the servers
The pandemic has made work in the food service industry more complex for the servers at your patio table.
Food trucks count on customer loyalty as patios and the province reopen
Food trucks have actually survived the pandemic and public health restrictions quite well. Now they face a the reopening and are counting on customer loyalty to continue to thrive.
Restaurant owners cautiously optimistic about summer as patios open to customers
Restaurant owners in Ontario are expressing cautious optimism the province reopens after a difficult third wave of the pandemic.
Sweet success: Next chapter begins in Syrian family’s chocolate business
Peace by Chocolate, a successful Nova Scotian business — built by a Syrian refugee family — is officially expanding this week.
Start small, dream big is mantra for those looking to be urban homesteaders
During the pandemic, more and more people have been moving towards homesteading as a lifestyle. A lot of those people are living in cities, and looking for a way to live more sustainably.
Coping with COVID: Canadians are taking up hobbies to reduce stress during pandemic
As many Canadians are isolating at home, they have taken up some hobbies to deal with the added stress from the pandemic.
Local food banks adapting to meet the needs of our diverse city
Ottawa’s changing population is pushing food banks to offer a variety of produce to satisfy the needs of diverse communities.