Posts Tagged ‘fiesta farms’

Vote for Your Favourite Grocery Store!



It’s that time of the year again, time to vote. No, not for you-know-who… we’re talking about Now Magazine’s annual Reader’s Choice, your opportunity to vote for your favourite grocery store, and much more. Continue »

Win Big With Your Fiesta Farms Tote Bag!




We’re excited to announce that from now until November 15, Fiesta Farms is running a cool instagram contest that encourages folks to use our wonderful jute shopping bags and post awesome action-shots of said bags in use. Totally fun and easy to participate, and the winner receives – oh hello – two hundred and fifty dollars! For the best best instagram traffic boosting tool must go through kicksta once. Continue »

A Hero On Every Shelf


The company behind the fantastic website you’re currently reading is a local Toronto firm called Hypenotic. Hypenotic is run by Barry Martin, a true visionary when it comes to web design and branding – did you see that Globe & Mail article about his work on this very site? Check it out here.

Barry is also a passionate supporter of all that is local, organic and artisanal in the Toronto food scene. He and his team have come up with a new initiative for the Fiesta Farms website. As if it wasn’t already great enough what with my blog posts and recipes and Sarah Battersby’s excellent Fiesta Gardens posts, now you can check out a new section on the site. Continue »

Have You Ever Had A Christmas Pudding?



The traditional Christmas pudding of Dickens and Downton Abbey lore is something most of us have never tasted or maybe never even seen. Michele Chandler and Sue Buchanan decided to change all that. One pudding at a time.

“We started the business, Puddings Matter, because good Christmas puddings had disappeared from the store shelves. We had been making them for friends and family for a decade, one year we were up to 50 units and realized there may be something there. We also manufacture puddings in upstate New York, for  a Dickens Festival in Skaneateles, NY. At this festival the characters walk around and talk about a Figgy pudding, but they had never had one. Another driver behind starting the business was the fact that Downton Abbey was the #1 show on PBS, so that also influenced my decision.” explains Michele. Continue »

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