The Paisley Notebook

Posted by | August 24, 2020
A Guide To How Locals #ExploreKelowna

A Guide To How Locals #ExploreKelowna I’ve been supporting local for as long as I’ve lived in Canada, which is 12 years. With a deeper connection to the land, it...

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Okanagan Lavender & Herb Farm
Posted by | August 23, 2020
5 Kelowna Businesses

5 Kelowna Businesses Keeping It in the Family I know a thing or two about family-owned and operated businesses because I have been part of not one but two during...

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Posted by | July 6, 2020
Where Bartenders & Chefs Eat & Drink in Kelowna

Where Bartenders & Chefs Eat and Drink in Kelowna When I travel, I make it all about the food (my definition of food naturally includes drink as well, just so...

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Posted by | June 3, 2020
5 Family Businesses in Kelowna

'We Are Family' 5 Family Businesses in Kelowna + West Kelowna Oh, family businesses. They give me the fuzzy feels, especially because I have been part of this rare breed...

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Hiking Knox Mountain Kelowna
Posted by | May 25, 2020
How Local Food & Drink People #ExploreKelowna

We live in a place where adventures are to be had (even if you’re a local and working). So, I put together a list of how food and drink people...

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Harvesting Wild Nettle
Posted by | May 16, 2020
BC Spring Foraging: 5 Edible Wild Plants in Season

Super, Natural British Columbia is called that for a reason – so beautiful you catch yourself starring – but also abundant in its edible offerings. When you know what to...

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wild mushrooms, foraging for mushrooms
Posted by | May 13, 2020
Foraging and How To Get Started

for·age verb gerund or present participle: foraging (of a person or animal) search widely for food or provisions. "gulls are equipped by nature to forage for food" For thousands and thousands of years,...

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Posted by | April 22, 2020
6 Food Waste Tips

As a cook and an adventurer, my connection to the land and bigger picture thinking feeds into everything I do. When the land is borrowed, you’re taught to leave no trace...

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slow food
Posted by | April 7, 2020
Slow Food: An Introduction

Food. The way we look at it, how we value it, how we consume it, and how we waste it has changed. Choice, convenience and accessibility - an assault on...

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vegetable burger
Posted by | March 19, 2020
Recipe: Beyond Real Burger

Introducing the Beyond Real Burger (like what I did there?). My own made-from-scratch plant-based burger without all the nonsense. Put simply, it's nothing like Beyond Meat or meat-like substitutes -...

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