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Celebrating our 1st anniversary as Ottawa Foodie Girlz

Exactly one year ago today, we decided to embark on a new adventure. Our group, focused on sharing our food experience while somehow adding in a charity component was born. We became Ottawa Foodie Girlz that night we haven’t looked back since. When we began, I had high hopes and a vision for so many things that we could accomplish. I knew that it would probably take some time for people to get to know us and what we were all about, for people and businesses to support our causes and to partner with us, and for us to be “accepted” into the Ottawa food scene. Today, I sit here writing this post feeling so grateful for all of the...

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Weekend road trip to Prince Edward County – Part 2

The main reason we were heading to PEC was to attend the Great Canadian Cheese Festival held every June. We first heard about this festival in late 2014, so we saved the date and started planning for this weekend in early 2015. The festival, now in its fifth year at the Picton Fairgrounds is a showcase for more than 125 artisan cheeses from outstanding cheese-makers from all across Canada. The festival is also a crowd pleaser offering cheese-related artisan food and drinks such as breads and condiments, wine, cider and craft beer as well as shortbread cookies, and other yummy treats! This year’s festival brought over 5000 people to the area during the two-day festival. This is part two of...

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