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Priority In Place

Norfolk County has always been a leader in conservation. We are located in a part of Canada referred to as the Carolinian Life Zone. The zone contains the highest number of plant and animal species than any other vegetation zone in Canada, while taking…

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The Bee Side of Sustainability

There is always more to what meets the eye in the natural world. So much of the beauty we see is sustained by expressions beyond the surface, waiting to be discovered. Once you learn to tune in, and start to grasp the whole picture,…

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The Wage of the Living

Our values at the CBC are deeply rooted in sustainability. Whether on the farm, in the brewery, taphouse or kitchen, we’re motivated to create pathways that build momentum.  Naturally, this notion extends to all of our staff. We are proud to say that the…

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Mushroom Foraging!

You’d be surprised what you can find once you begin to tune into your surroundings. Foraging has been a human practice since ancient times. Canada is a great place for wild mushroom foraging and there are many edible varieties right here in Norfolk County. …

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Finally – It’s Strawberry Season!

Local strawberries are here! If you’re like me, this is an exciting time of year.  Although strawberries are available in grocery stores all year long, nothing beats the taste of a ripe, fresh, locally grown, strawberry that’s just been picked.  The juicy flesh and…

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Cultivating Resiliency

What does it mean to be resilient? Resiliency comes with the cultivation of health and wellness. A resilient nature is made of a healthy body, a healthy mind and a healthy community. These pillars and their interconnectedness provide strength and willpower to withstand and…

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