Tasting stop: elderberry

Flavor creators Andrea Coombs and Philippe Gélinas have been growing some twenty thousand elderberry plants on their land since 2014. Come and meet them during your next gourmet walk and discover this ultra-vitamin black berry with tremendous antioxidant and medicinal properties! All of their Purvita products – pure berry extract, elderflower syrup, elderflower honey andContinue reading “Tasting stop: elderberry”

Events at Vignoble Ste-Agnes

Meet the new owners Describe your occupation and some of your achievements. My name is Steffany Grew. My partner Alex and I started a Montreal event, picnic and wedding business called The Soulful Social. Julien Lavallée is the main shareholder and has launched a successful web-based ticketing service around the world. Long-time St. Agnes VineyardContinue reading “Events at Vignoble Ste-Agnes”


There is a large film production in the area from October 13 to 23. Three Pines is a fictional village in the Eastern Townships. Eight episodes of a television series called Three Pines, based on the crime novels of Canadian author Louise Penny, are currently being filmed. Louise Penny’s novels are a huge success. OverContinue reading “HOLLYWOOD COMES HERE TO CREATE “THREE PINES”

The grocery store on the Townships road

Since October 16, a small and unconventional truck has been criss-crossing the roads of the Brome-Missisquoi region. It is Charlotte’s Market, the first home grocery store in Quebec. Some people remember with nostalgia the milkman who came to their door to drop off full glass bottles and dispose of the empty ones. Or the iceContinue reading “The grocery store on the Townships road”

Christopher Plumer and William Shatner spent time in Knowlton

Long ago, Christopher Plumer performed at the Knowlton Theatre.He played in The Royal Family, a comedy about the life of the Barrymore showbusiness family, at Brae Manor in Knowlton. What started as a training school quickly turned into a high caliber professional theater. During its 21 years from 1935 to 1956, the Brae Manor PlayhouseContinue reading “Christopher Plumer and William Shatner spent time in Knowlton”

This Eastern Townships native founded Hollywood

Incredible but true Born in Richmond, QC, he is one of the most important directors of American silent cinema. Sennett founded the studio that launched Charlie Chaplin’s career(Keystone Studios). Sennett has his star in the famous Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6712 Hollywood Boulevard and was inducted into Canada’s Walk of Fame in 2014. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mack_Sennett

Cider vinegar and apples from here

Meeting with : Stéphanie Levasseur, aucoeurdelapomme.ca The end of September is the time when we have the most variety for picking. Their star product is their cider vinegar which is distributed everywhere. Your most popular product Vanilla apple butter. Basamic apple vinegar Why go for a walk Our buildings are historic and impressive. A numberContinue reading “Cider vinegar and apples from here”