COVID-19 - Our online store is now reopened. You can order for shipping or you can pick up at the curb. We are closed Monday August 3 and Tuesday August 4 for the Civic Holiday.

Brown Betty Teapots – Adderley

We have just received a shipment of Brown Betty teapots.  These are made at Adderley Ceramics in Stoke on Trent, the area known for the special clay used for decades in Brown Betty ware.  Reading the history of Brown Bettys, it is interesting to note that several ceramic companies have created them over the years,…

Amedei chocolate now available at The Shop

They make what has been called the best chocolate in the world. From Italy, Amedei creates chocolates that are ‘bean to bar’ using the best beans available.  They have been one of the main (if not the only) suppliers  of award winning Chuao beans from Venezuala. This year their Blanco de Criollo won gold medals,…

Sloane Earl Grey Classic Tea

Our premium tea line from Hoda at Sloane Tea Company offers the best classic and blended teas available! With a wide range, from black to green to oolong, as well as flavoured teas, tisanes and rooibos, there is sure to be several to satisfy both the tea connoisseur and anyone who just enjoys an excellent…

Trudeau Stress Less Kitchen

An amazing line of products for the kitchen. Stress less from Trudeau makes everyday tasks easier – from opening cans to cutting pizza! Designed for ease of use, the products are helpful for those with problems gripping, yet the features make anyone appreciate the concepts used. The can opener leaves no sharp edges, and the…

Flamous brands Falafel Chips

We now carry Falafel chips – quickly becoming a favourite item in the shop. Gluten and dairy free, these organic chips come in two varieties, regular and spicy. Great with hummus, they are high in fiber and with only 80gm of sodium in a serving, not overly salty. We are sampling on most Saturdays through…

Stinson Bowls

The New York International Gift Fair was amazing! Besides being a good excuse to visit NYC, the show introduced us to new sources we don’t see at the regular shows in Toronto. What is more exciting is finding ones that are actually from Canada! Stinson Studio is a great example. Located in Tamworth Ontario, Stinson…

Woodstock Chimes At The Shop

Woodstock Chimes was started in 1979 by Gary Kvistad using his background as a highly regarded percussionist. His goal was to tune each tube of the chime to a different note from a scale based on the theme that inspires the particular chime’s design. This creates a chime that not only looks great, but creates…

Lost and Found Art Blocks from Cedar Mountain

There are many great ‘made in Canada’ collections that you have asked us to expand in the Shop. One of these is CedarMountain’s “Lost & Found” art blocks made on Saltspring Island,British Columbia. This picturesque 183 square kilometre island with a population of 10,500 is filled with artists of all kinds. We met with Suzanne,…