Tag Archives: Harvest Noir

September 04

It’s Harvest (Noir) season: Wanna go?

Ottawa is blessed with some truly great local food options. From The Elk Ranch to Bottega Nicastro to the Brewer’s Park Farmer’s Market, there really is a local food option to suit every taste, as long as you know where to find it. Once you’ve found it, there’s no better time or occasion to enjoy […]

June 29

Harvest Noir brings the spirit of Alice in Wonderland to Ottawa on September 30

Greg Searle (@gregorysearle) is Executive Director of BioRegional North America (@BioRegional_US) where he runs @OnePlanetLiving and the ecoConcierge program, and is currently crowdfunding to support a book he is writing on sustainable behaviours and healthy urban living. He is the co-organizer of @HarvestNoir, loves working out of @HubOttawa, and once drove a Peugot with a […]

Harvest Noir, Take II: Fiona finds it a great chance for the city to shine, if a bit hectic

Fiona Tapp is a British Elementary School Teacher, who has called Ottawa home for the past 5 years. As a native Londoner, she tries to explore and enjoy Ottawa as a tourist, and so far is pretty impressed with this “tiny but brilliant” city! I often scour the “cool kids’” Facebook pages to scoop out […]

Suave, secret and a success: Ottawa proves it’s cool with pop-up picnic Harvest Noir

Amy (Twitter) is one of the co-creators of Local Tourist Ottawa who moved to the city more than eight years ago to attend Carleton University. Originally hailing from a small town in southwestern Ontario, she loves everything about Ottawa, from the buzz of Parliament Hill to Dalhousie’s local shopping and the thriving food scene. For […]

Celebrating cupcakes: Happy Birthday Auntie Loo’s!

As our readers probably know, we here at Local Tourist Ottawa love cupcakes. If you feel the same about the sweet treats, you should likely head over to 507 Bronson Street (at Flora) today to celebrate the 2nd birthday of Auntie Loo’s Treats. (For those of you who’ve never been, it’s pretty easy to spot: […]

Harvest Noir: Q&A with Greg Searle

Greg Searle runs the Mysterious Events Company by night with his beautiful co-conspirator Samantha Biron – by day, he is the Executive Director of BioRegional North America, an environmental organization. Greg has lived in Ottawa, Rome, London UK, Boston, and now resides on the banks of the Gatineau river in Chelsea QC just outside of […]