Food

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A pile of plastic straws and plastic utensils wrapped in plastic
News

Edmonton restaurants grapple with proposed ban on single-use items

While some local restaurants have already eliminated the use of plastic straws, others are worried about the potential impact of Edmonton's proposed bylaw to ban or reduce the use of many single-use items, including plastic bags, cutlery, and Styrofoam containers.

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Nafaa Haddou in a blue shirt standing against a wall
News

Nu Terra Labs aims to support vertical farming with automation and AI

Nafaa Haddou, co-founder and CEO of Nu Terra Labs, sees great opportunity for vertical farming to contribute to a more sustainable food system.

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Lindsay Porter wearing the Top Chef Canada chef's coat
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Lindsay Porter first to represent Edmonton on Top Chef Canada

Local chef Lindsay Porter will be Edmonton's first-ever representative on Top Chef Canada, which launches its 10th season on Food Network Canada on Sept. 26.

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Two people stand with their arms spread wide in front of an industrial building with a sign reading "Decadent Frozen Desserts Since 1982, Retail and Distribution Centre, WOW! Factor Desserts
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WOW! Factor Desserts opens new HQ and retail outlet

The Sherwood Park-based company WOW! Factor Desserts is marking its 40th anniversary with the grand opening of a new retail outlet and distribution centre in Edmonton.

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A woman in a farmers market kiosk beneath a banner reading "The Public," talking to a customer
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The Public Food Hub gets ready to hit the road

The Public Food Hub is embarking on a tour of the Prairies to connect regional food cultures and expand the reach of its platform.

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Leafy green plants growing in a vertical farm setup
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Edmonton startups selected for agtech pre-accelerator

Edmonton startups Edging AI, iClassifier, and Nu Terra Labs are among the eight early-stage companies from Alberta selected for the inaugural THRIVE Academy pre-accelerator program.

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A storefront of a coffee shop with large windows facing the street behind a wood countertop
News

Fawkes Coffee and Doughnuts pop-up aims for permanence

When Jorel and Mikayla Pepin first toured the Great West Saddlery Building on 104 Street, they saw their future. They hope their pop-up coffee shop, Fawkes Coffee & Doughnuts, is just the beginning.

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An aerial view of the Currents of Windermere shopping centre
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How Windermere became a restaurant hot spot

Whether it be high-profile chains like P.F. Chang's and California Pizza Kitchen or new locations for independents like Black Pearl Seafood Bar, the area south of the Anthony Henday Freeway and east of the river has become a food destination, as restaurants follow customers to the urban periphery.

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Two peaked metal structures in front of a stand of trees, with a big sky above
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Anohka Distillery looks forward to Alberta on the Plate

The award-winning Anohka Distillery in Parkland County is participating for the first time in Alberta on the Plate, a 10-day celebration of local food and drink.

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