Monday, November 11, 2013

Flavourful Saskatoon, November 11, 2013

Local HOPtion Launch Party, Nov. 15
Prairie Sun Brewery is launching the first IPA made with locally grown hops on Friday, November 15, from 11 am to 10 pm. There will be pints of beer, cheese, music, and brewery tours at 2, 5, 7 and 9 pm

Collectively Green Holiday Sale, Nov. 16
The Collectively Green Holiday Sale from 10 am to 6 pm, November 16, at Grace-Westminster United Church offers earth-friendly wares and a silent auction to benefit the Saskatoon Food Bank.

Slow Food Salon, Nov. 17
Slow Food Saskatoon will be hosting a conversational Slow Food Salon every third Sunday at City Perks Coffeehouse. On Sunday, November 17, from 5-7 pm, we’ll be discussing “What foodie book has changed the way you cook/think about food?”

Edible City, Nov. 21
Slow Food Saskatoon and the Saskatchewan Eco Network are showing the movie Edible City: Grow the Revolution at the Frances Morrison Public Library at 7 pm, November 21. Edible City profiles a diverse group of people who are challenging the status quo food system through edible education, grassroots activism and building local economies.

Business Opportunity 
Fresh n Local has suspended services while they restructure. Curtis is looking for a business partner with strong marketing, communication and accounting skills. The individual is being asked to provide sweat equity rather than a financial investment.

Food Bank Cooking Classes
The Saskatoon Food Bank is offering free family cooking classes on Wednesday and Thursday evenings from October to December. What a great idea to involve the whole family.

Boffins, Innovation Place
Order a dozen seasonal goodies (peppermint patties, cranberry pecan butter tarts, red velvet brownies, etc.) or reserve a spot for your office at the small business holiday celebrations on December 8 and 15 at Boffins, Innovation Place.

Regina Weekend 
Air Canada’s enRoute magazine describes a foodie weekend in Regina – from beer at Bushwakker Brewpub to lunch at the Lajord Hutterite Colony.

Want to create a Canadian job? Buy Beer
Beer accounts for 45% of all beverage alcohol sales in Canada and supports 163,200 jobs across the country. 85% of the beer consumed in Canada is produced here. In addition, small brewers are the innovators of the industry and are the ones attracting new customers.

Mastering the Art of French Eating
Was it Lyon’s washerwomen who invented the Salade Lyonnaise? What is the correct topping for a Breton buckwheat crepe? If you’re infatuated with France and food, be sure to read Mastering the Art of French Eating by Ann Mah and try out the recipes for cassoulet, choucroute, soupe pistou and more.

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Anonymous said...

GREAT post as always
really exciting stuff happening there
su :)

Penny McKinlay said...

Thanks, su!