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Copper Bottom Brewing in Montague, P.E.I. began as an idea in the minds of wife-and-husband team Ashley Condon and Ken Spears over seven years ago. Ashley, a singer-songwriter with roots in Montague, was excited by the prospect of creating “a new type of community hall” with the brewery serving as a creative hub for musical and artistic talent. Ken saw an opportunity to connect with Islanders through his own passion -- brewing craft beer.  Read full article here

Atlantic Canada’s first food accelerator launches to support Prince Edward Island food businesses.  Food Island Partnership will unveil the new program, Food Propel, at an orientation session on September 11th, in Charlottetown PEI.
“The program will help companies that have strong motivation to grow to successfully capture new opportunities – such as expanding into new markets and launching new products.” said Bryan Inglis, CEO of Food Island Partnership.
Companies participating in Food Propel will benefit from a dedicated mentor team, workshops led by industry experts, market travel, and a cost shared growth fund to assist with strategic investments to grow their business.  Six Prince Edward Island food businesses will be selected to participate in the one-year program based on their fit with the program’s objectives.

Click here to register for the Orientation session.

Click here to register for the Food Networking Session.

The deadline to purchase tickets to Forage PEI has been extended until September 30 to ensure those working in the height of the harvest and tourism season have an opportunity to register. A limited number of tickets are available to primary producers at fifty percent off the regular rate. Participants will have the opportunity to take in four panels throughout the first day of the symposium. “The panels will focus on current trends and topics relevant to the Island’s food scene. We’re extremely pleased with the high calibre of knowledge and experience represented by the panelists,” said McCourt.
Check out the full list of speakers at


Canada's Food Island Food Facts

Did you know?  In 2016, there was 19,732 tonnes of Mussels produced on Prince Edward Island. 

Statistics Canada

Chef Profile - Kyle Panton
Forage Prince Edward Island


Fall Flavours
September 2018

Food Propel Orientation Session
September 11th, 2018

Food Networking Session- Matthew Larochelle 
September 11th, 2018

Market Feasibility Boot Camp LITE (Online)
September 12th - 17th, 2018

HACCP and Control of Listeria Workshop
September 19th - 21st, 2018

FDA Boot Camp - Exporting Food Products to the US
September 25th, 2018 - Moncton, NB

C.A.R.T 2018 SKUFood Live
September 25th - 27th, 2018

Allergen Risk Management for Food Processors
October 16th, 2018

Forage Prince Edward Island
October 18th - 19th, 2018

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