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Celebrating 2 years of Ottawa Foodie Girlz

It’s hard to believe that two years have already passed since Ottawa Foodie Girlz was formed. Two years ago, we didn’t know what the future held. All we had was an idea, enthusiasm and hope.  Well, now we can honestly say that we’ve exceeded anything we could have ever imagined. We had a great first year and year two was even better. A few things we’re proud to share: On October 21, 2015 we raised over $2600 at our Ladies' Night in support of Harmony House with the help of our friends at The Novotel, The Albion Rooms and our awesome vendors and sponsors. In September of 2015, Judy (our fearless leader and the heart&soul of OFG) was honoured to share her...

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Beechwood Farmers Market cookoff

A few weeks ago, we received an email from Chris Penton, manager of the Beechwood Farmers Market inviting us to be a judge in the 3rd annual cook-off. We love supporting local farmers, producers, and businesses so this was most certainly of interest to us. I was happy to join fellow judges Elizabeth Kilvert, owner of the Unrefined Olive, and Councillor Mathieu Fleury this past Saturday. The Beechwood Farmers Market is located at 135 Barrette Street (Corner of Beechwood and St. Charles) on the grounds of the historic St. Charles Church. The market is open every Saturday from 9am-2pm from June 11th to October 8th . Featuring over 30 vendors from a wide variety of areas including: farm fresh, baking, prepared foods, wines, arts and crafts,...

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