Upcoming CHC Events
Canada 150 Blog Challenge 2017
CHC invites food bloggers to participate in our Canada 150 Blog Challenge. We’ll be naming a topic for every month and publicizing entries throughout Canada’s sesquicentennial year. At the end of 2017, we’ll choose our favourite participating blogs and sponsor them for entry into Taste Canada’s blog category.
Bloggers need not contribute every month to be considered. To enter, simply publish a blog entry on the given month’s topic and post it on the CHC Facebook page.
A Taste of the Life of Lucy Maud Montgomery
Saturday, August 12, 2017, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Bus trip out of Toronto to Norval and Glen Williams, Ontario
A special trip to discover more about Lucy Maud Montgomery, beloved author of Anne of Green Gables, through her recipes and cooking. It includes:
- A visit to the Presbyterian manse in Norval, Ontario, where she lived from 1926 to 1935
- A tour of the new Lucy Maud Montgomery Children’s Garden of the Senses
- A talk by Elaine Laird Crawford, a descendant of L.M. Montgomery
- A lunch based on Aunt Maud’s Recipe Book: From the Kitchen of L.M. Montgomery, a cookbook adapted from L.M. Montgomery’s own handwritten recipe book by Elaine Crawford and her daughter Kelly
- A side trip to the Williams Mill Visual Arts Centre at Glen Williams, Ontario, to view and shop for artwork and crafts in the galleries and artists’ studios
- Bus transport to and from Toronto
Admission: $85 before July 1; $95 afterwards. Tickets are available on Eventbrite.
Image: The Leakside Manse in Norval, Ontario
The McIntosh Apple
September 21, 2017, 7 p.m.
Campbell House, 60 Queen Street West, Toronto
Esteemed food writer Marion Kane will talk about the McIntosh apple, which appeared as a chance sport on a farm near Dundela, Ontario, and has become one of the world’s most cultivated fruits. Image (above) by Sue Clark on Flickr: plate xlvii, CC BY-SA 2.0.
Annual General Meeting
Saturday, October 21, 2017
Hungry for Comfort: Surviving a Canadian Winter
Saturday, February 24, 2018
The first edition of an annual celebration:an all-day exploration of Canadian winter comfort foods. The first year will focus on First Nations foodways.
Canada’s Table: Our Celebration of Cookbooks
Saturday, October 13, 2018
The first edition of an annual celebration