Category Archives: About Us

Dry Aging beef – What is it all about?

Why “Age” Beef? Is it important? The purpose of aging beef is to concentrate flavour and tenderize the meat. There are two methods generally in use to age beef: dry and wet aging.

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Upcoming One Year Anniversary

Jennifer McLagan is visiting us again for our anniversary celebration on Sept 17th. Jennifer came last year to sign copies of her first two books “Bones” and “Fat”. This year she has a new book, Oddbits, that will make its … Continue reading

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Christmas Hours

December 20 – 10am till 6pm December 21 – 10am till 6pm December 22 – 10am till 6pm December 23 – 10am till 8pm December 24 – 10am till noon December 25 – Closed December 26 – Closed December 27 … Continue reading

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Christmas Thursdays

To make Christmas shopping a little easier for you, we, and the following Manotick stores will be staying open till 8pm on Thursdays leading up to Christmas.

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Our First Customer

Our first customer on our first day was our good friend and local business lady – Christine. Christine runs her own fibre arts studio – Daisy Chains & Buttercups – creating beautiful hand-dyed roving, hand-spun yarn, buttons and fabulous woven … Continue reading

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High Noon!

At noon today – Wednesday 21st July – our doors opened to the public for the first time! Owners James & Elizabeth were on-hand to greet the first customers. “We are pleased to finally be open, it has been a … Continue reading

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Project manager by day …

Hi, my name’s Michelle, and I’m a Project Manager by day and Photographer by night! I don’t remember ever really enjoying food. I was of the opinion that if someone could make a meal in a pill … I would … Continue reading

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Horse-mad ex-vegan

I joined the team when there were still gaping holes in the floor where coolers now stand! And have quickly become essential personnel during the arduous construction process, often for providing much needed comic relief and very timely caffeine fixes!

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Never regretted move from suburbia

Who am I? Mother, wife, animal lover. I moved to the country from suburbia over 17 years ago and have never regretted it. I was raising my own chicken for meat and eggs by the first spring and found contacts … Continue reading

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Building strong local connections

As the butcher at the new Manotick Village Butcher shop I am really looking forward to the shop opening. We are working hard behind the scenes to get things ready to go, but I can’t wait for the day we … Continue reading

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