A Little Slice of Evan

  • Maple Week!

    March 23 2017 in Post Categories: A Little Slice of Evan

    A tin can of maple syrup is perhaps the most quintessentially Canadian food. At the store it’s a key ingredient that we use en masse in both our bakery and kitchen, substituting it for sugar or corn syrup as much as possible. We actually have to order it by the pallet from our friends at

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  • Spring is Here!

    March 20 2017 in Post Categories: NewsA Little Slice of Evan

    Spring has arrived, and our floral department is blooming with lots of colour, lots of fresh produce and friendly smiles. Drop by and celebrate the beginning of sunshine with us.

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  • St.Patrick’s Day!

    March 13 2017 in Post Categories: A Little Slice of Evan

    St Patrick’s Day marks the feast day and anniversary of the death of a Christian missionary known as Patrick. He was born in the year 387, probably somewhere near the present day border between Scotland and England. At the age of 16, he was captured and taken to Ireland as a slave. During this period,

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  • East Coast Week!

    March 09 2017 in Post Categories: A Little Slice of Evan

    Once a year we pay an ode to the Maritime Provinces by featuring a bevy of East Coast Canadian fare. Though the MacDonald family is not from out that way, I lived there for a time in my early 20’s and have several siblings around Halifax. The east coast holds a special place in our

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  • Just a Heads Up…

    February 27 2017 in Post Categories: A Little Slice of Evan

    Very often we have folk from around the country (even from other countries) come and visit our store just to say hi, and sometimes in search of ideas and know how and we are very happily show them around, and explain our approach to food. I find it good to network with these folk, and

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  • Fresh Asparagus!

    February 22 2017 in Post Categories: A Little Slice of Evan

    We’ll have Mexican grass on special until Sunday…no, not the kind you’d expect ‘bad hombres’ to be carrying…the delicious kind that is begging to be grilled and drizzled in your finest balsamic! Just a few weeks before we’ll start to see the local stuff…$2.99/lb

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  • Happy Family Day

    February 15 2017 in Post Categories: A Little Slice of Evan

    Here at the Village Grocer, we are all about coming together with family and friends. We are a place where families are welcomed with open arms and accommodated at every turn. We refer to our staff as family, many have been with us since inception, and others a lot of those years. Our staff is

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  • Don’t Show Up Empty Handed Boys!

    February 07 2017 in Post Categories: A Little Slice of Evan

    That’s the big rule for Valentines, and we are here to help! For the flower portion, we’ve got great roses of course, in a lot of different colours and arrangements, and what is even better is that they can be perfectly arranged in a vase of choice, ready to impress! Now, although roses are the

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  • The Big Game!

    February 03 2017 in Post Categories: A Little Slice of Evan

    Thomas here! It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The NFL playoffs may have been about as exciting as a coma thus far, but we should be in for a exciting Super Bowl featuring two of the league’s most potent offenses. (Before I disgress from a total ports nerd, I just want to go

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  • Kung Hei Fat Choy

    January 25 2017 in Post Categories: A Little Slice of Evan

    Chinese New Year is now one of the biggest holiday of the year in our neighbourhood; a time for family to gather around the table to celebrate their ancestors and to spur on blessings of luck, prosperity and longevity for the upcoming year. We would like to wish all of our customers who celebrate Chinese

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