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47. Forgotten Foods of Forest, Field, & Orchard

Grandview, Delta Hotel 1 Johnson St, Kingston

Join Lindy Mechefske and Helena Moncrieff as they explore the almost lost arts of foraging, planting, tending, harvesting, preserving, and cooking food, once from newly-cultivated land, and available today in our own garden, yard, and neighbourhood. Traditionally -- and still -- women’s work. Today a private army made mostly of women labours to feed family, friends, and those in need. With Chef Brent McAllister (AquaTerra) Lindy and Helena show us the enjoyment to be had in […]

Book Lovers’ Lunch *SOLD OUT*

Islandview Room, Holiday Inn 2 Princess St, Kingston

Get your notepads ready – here’s your backstage pass to the publishing industry! No one is more plugged in that Ben McNally of Toronto’s Ben McNally Books, and he is ready to give you another year of insightful book recommendations for discerning readers – need we mention the charm, verve, and vigour with which he […]

Chop Suey Nation: The Exceptional Fusion of Canada, China, and Food *SOLD OUT*

Silver Wok 373 King Street East, Kingston

***SOLD OUT*** Don’t miss this exceptional lunch event! Globe and Mail national food reporter Ann Hui travelled across Canada for 18 days to report on why every small town has a Chinese restaurant. Her report eventually became Chop Suey Nation, which chronicles not just the history of Chinese-Canadian food (and the invention of dishes like […]

The Long Table

Grandview, Delta Hotel 1 Johnson St, Kingston

What happens when you gather people around at a long table for a delicious meal served family-style? Storytelling, of course, and lots of it. And connection. Break bread with professor of nutrition, chef, and food blogger (ameliaeats.com) Amy Symington for a delectable spread of “I-can’t-believe-it’s-veggie” dishes, served at a long table, family style, After the […]

12. Diner Cuisine: Tradition and Taste from the Catskills

Zoom Webinar

Diner food is comfort food, and the Phoenicia Diner celebrates the regional produce and food traditions of the idyllic Catskills mountains region. American author Sara Franklin has made a study of the relationship of food and agriculture to identification with place through the lenses of local food traditions and generational memory. Joined by Kingston food […]

Relax, Dammit – A KWF Fundraiser with Timothy Caulfield

Zoom Webinar

Grab your plates, pour a glass of wine, and get ready to Relax, Dammit! with health policy expert Timothy Caulfield. Join Timothy and interviewer Ben Charland for a fascinating and insightful exploration of the daily choices we make, and why many of the things we believe to be healthier, safer, or just better, simply aren't.  “Caulfield masterfully, and humorously… provides much needed […]