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Editorial: Eat your fruits and veggies

Editorial: Eat your fruits and veggies

🕔14:17, 20.Apr 2018

By David Lafreniere, Christina Chibani and Alyssa Leonard Parents often tell their children to eat their fruits and vegetables. Eating a balanced diet of whole grains, fruits and vegetables is more important than whether or not those products are genetically

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WE Box is getting locally-grown food onto Windsor tables

WE Box is getting locally-grown food onto Windsor tables

🕔14:56, 30.Mar 2018

By Angelica Haggert In a small backyard in the Devonshire Heights neighbourhood in Windsor, Bishops Urban Farms is busy planting, growing and harvesting microgreens. Microgreens are young vegetables, harvested early and used in salads and juices or as a garnish.

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Windsor-Essex business competition winds up

Windsor-Essex business competition winds up

🕔14:45, 23.Mar 2018

By Ryan Percy Windsorites are voting on which local business will get a marketing makeover. A popularity contest for Windsor-Essex businesses will see the top three brands win a marketing makeover by Generator Design. The winner will be awarded $15,000

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A breakfast to remember

A breakfast to remember

🕔13:11, 23.Mar 2018

By: Jessica Moore Maria’s restaurant in Amherstburg has been voted the number one best breakfast special in Windsor-Essex. An online poll was held in February 2018 for residents of Windsor and Essex County to vote on which local restaurant has

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Reducing waste with reused space

Reducing waste with reused space

🕔13:14, 2.Mar 2018

By Ryan Percy Shoppers in Devonshire Mall’s food court in Windsor will no longer find bins being used to collect garbage. The mall managers began the new waste reduction process Feb. 12 when they unveiled a new “training waste sorting

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Windsor introduces a subscription box for produce

Windsor introduces a subscription box for produce

🕔11:36, 2.Mar 2018

By Cassidy McNea Windsorites will now have the opportunity for fresh produce to be delivered to their door. WE Box, a local food share program through Border City Urban Farms, works with farmers and producers in the area to source

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Young CEO finds importance in Hockey

Young CEO finds importance in Hockey

🕔12:51, 16.Feb 2018

By Tate Harris A young CEO is seeing the importance of hockey in his life while trying to balance his business and the sport. Ameen Fadel is 18 and started his own company, Cedar Valley Selections, when he was 16 after he heard about a $3,000 grant from a government program for young entrepreneurs. Fadel

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Flavours of the Middle East

Flavours of the Middle East

🕔14:07, 9.Feb 2018

By Kacie Cooper There are many students living in Windsor and because it is extremely expensive to go to post-secondary school it is common to find there is too much month left at the end of your money. But since

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Pączki day facts

Pączki day facts

🕔13:33, 9.Feb 2018

By Ryan Percy Shrove Tuesday is also known as Fat Tuesday, Pancake Day and Mardi Gras but is commonly known as Pączki Day in Windsor. This is the last day of the Christian Shrovetide season before Lent, starts on Ash

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Exercise to improve your Immune System

Exercise to improve your Immune System

🕔12:00, 12.Jan 2018

By Amos Johnson Exercise is beneficial to people’s health and while scientists cannot say for certain, it appears to be good for the immune system. It is important for people to know 20 – 30 minutes of exercise is needed

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Local entrepreneur starts young

Local entrepreneur starts young

🕔15:00, 15.Dec 2017

A local entrepreneur is continuing to use the skills he learned in his teens to find success in the night-life business. Andrew Corbett, 28, started a company called Corbett Productions at the age of 14. Corbett had an interest in music and entertaining people inspiring him to become

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Community Garden donates to women’s shelter

Community Garden donates to women’s shelter

🕔12:32, 13.Dec 2017

By Kacie Cooper For many people in Windsor, a community garden is more than just growing fruits and vegetables. It is also about sustainability and permaculture. Rita Haase and Tanya Basok are two leading members of the Campus Community Garden

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Bringing joy to all

Bringing joy to all

🕔13:36, 8.Dec 2017

By Ryan Percy Hundreds of Windsorites will find good meals waiting for them at the Downtown Mission this holiday season. Every day the Mission serves more than 700 meals to anyone who comes in looking for something warm to fill

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Local online bakeshop aims to fill the gluten-free gap in Windsor

Local online bakeshop aims to fill the gluten-free gap in Windsor

🕔12:46, 8.Dec 2017

By Donna Ntumba After discovering she was gluten intolerant, Kaylee Lett says she has had difficulty finding options for homemade gluten-free products. That is when she and her mother, Sue Taranto, began baking from their home kitchen in LaSalle and

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Authentic Italian cuisine featured at new east-end bistro

Authentic Italian cuisine featured at new east-end bistro

🕔12:06, 8.Dec 2017

By Loren Mastracci When Ivana Perfetto tells people she just moved to Windsor from Rome, she says the reaction is always the same: astonishment. The 55-year-old Windsor native returned to her hometown with her family to fulfill her dream of

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Coping with kale

Coping with kale

🕔11:01, 8.Dec 2017

By Ryan Jones You can blend it, you can toss it and yes, you can even bake it. According to an article from mindbodygreen.com, the green superfood called kale has been grown globally for more than 2000 years. Why has

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Restaurant owners finding success in Kingsville

Restaurant owners finding success in Kingsville

🕔14:25, 5.Dec 2017

By: Tate Harris Kingsville restaurant owners are using dining trends and the support of each other to find success in what is typically a tough industry. The town, known for its wineries, has started to offer more dining options and

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Lifestyle Roundup

Lifestyle Roundup

🕔12:53, 1.Dec 2017

By Ryan Jones   In this week’s lifestyle roundup, explore Windsor’s food industry, discover a new Canadian beauty product and look into a new form of diet.   WindsorEats gets noticed WindsorEats has won Small or Medium Sized Business of

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The livelihood of raising livestock

The livelihood of raising livestock

🕔12:10, 13.Oct 2017

By Kylie Turner A local farm will not have cattle anymore because of the labour involved, but most of Ontario’s dairy and swine farmers are getting out of the business. Jennifer Howson, 21, with Howson Family Farms, said they will

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Let’s go ride a bike

Let’s go ride a bike

🕔11:05, 13.Oct 2017

By Grace Bauer Windsor is growing to become a more bike-accessible city one lane at a time, affecting many who rely solely on their bike to get around. This year’s city budget included a sum of $400,000 to be spent

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