Monday, January 20, 2014

Flavourful Saskatoon, January 20, 2014

Drop In Collective Kitchen, Jan. 22 
CHEP is sponsoring a Drop In Collective Kitchen at Station 20 West. It starts January 22 from 6-8 pm and will run for 5 weeks. You can find out more about collective kitchens without needing to immediately make a long-term commitment.

Moose Tracks Launch, Jan. 24 
Prairie Sun Brewery is launching Moose Tracks, their Hazelnut Espresso Stout, on January 24 from 11 am to 11 pm with snacks, pints, music and tours.

Cakes in the City, Jan. 28 
L’Arche Saskatoon and Cheshire Homes are hosting a cake display and fundraiser during Wintershines at the Saskatoon Farmers’ Market. Admire and taste!

Cultivating the Vision Community Garden Conference, Feb. 8 
The CHEP Community Garden Conference will be held at Station 20 West on February 8. Topics include school gardens, the Bauta Seed Saving Initiative and Growing Food in Canada: Perspective from a new Canadian.

Seedy Saturday, March 8 
Seedy Saturday will be held March 8 at St. Mary’s Elementary School. Vendors should contact CHEP to obtain a vendor registration form.

Downtown Coffee Shops
Citizen Café and Bakery opens its doors at 7 am, January 20.

The Local Coffee Bar, 167 3rd Avenue South (Birks building), is opening Monday as well. D’reen’s is providing the soup and baked goods. Coffee is from Bows and Arrows in Victoria, and tea is from Teafarm in Cowichan Valley, Vancouver Island. And they'll be licensed to serve alcohol.

Food & Travel 
A photo essay showing how chocolate is made – from bean to bar

The top 10 international destinations for cheese lovers

Toast is more than just a fad (I don't think it's hit Saskatoon yet). It began as a way to provide comfort and safety.

Flavourful Saskatoon is a weekly Monday feature. I also post regular profiles of culinary entrepreneurs, new restaurants and new food products.

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