Category Archives: Discover Local

Fresh from the farm to Westboro Connection

Two Beets Farm provides the opportunity to get a fully personalized organic vegetable basket in Ottawa Two Beets Farm makes healthy eating easy for residents in Westboro and Hintonburg Connection. Two Beets Farm is an online vegetable farm-stand initiative, founded by Diana Beirnes and Nic Gosselin. They offer completely customizable fresh vegetable baskets, which can…

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Westboro’s Bridgehead Coffee nourishes the community with its caring spirit – and its amazing coffee

The fair-trade coffeehouse chain believes in building connections with customers, farmers, employees and frontline workers Bridgehead Coffee, a renowned fair-trade coffeehouse chain, is a local favourite for the residents of Westboro and Hintonburg. The first company to offer consumers fairly-traded coffee in Canada has a special relationship with the Westboro neighbourhood. The first Bridgehead Coffeehouse…

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Building a Community for the Healthy-Minded

Westboro’s Natural Food Pantry offers a unique shopping experience When shopping for easy-to-find products like vitamins, personal care and cosmetics, there’s one thing we can be certain about: healthy living has fully entered the mainstream. While you might be able to find all the products mentioned in the big chains, you cannot underestimate the value…

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Fitness for Health Resolution

Crossfit Bytown is helping Ottawans build strength, confidence, and community Does the idea of using unfamiliar machines and exercising in front of strangers intimidate you? At Crossfit Bytown, no matter who you are or what your skill level is, you can expect one thing when you step inside: support. “Everyone at the gym is on the…

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Not Your Everyday Dessert at this Westboro Bakery

This Westboro Bakery is serving up mouth-watering vegan, gluten-free, and nut-free treats Before you step inside Strawberry Blonde Bakery, the warm and inviting specialty bake shop in the heart of Westboro, there’s one thing you should know: it’s very, very difficult to resist the temptation of their freshly made donuts. This is something that the many…

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