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KAREN IRVINE - EDITOR & FOOD TOUR GUIDE

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Karen Irvine started the food tours in 2018, and has been rocking it ever since! The food tour was conceived as a fun project, and has evolved into the most fun 'job' she has ever had!  Karen enjoys meeting locals and tourists alike, and showing them what Peterborough Ontario has to offer. It's amazing how many people who live here don't know the history of why Peterborough has become what it is today!

 

The idea of a Lifestyle Magazine started late 2018 as a vehicle to showcase the Kawarthas being a Food Destination.  As we are sure you know, it has evolved into so much more!

 

We have THE best journalists writing for us!

 

Chef Brian Henry, owns Angle Iron Kitchen in Lakefield and The Spice Co. Did you know Chef Brian was a Dead Head? He bought a bus and followed the Grateful Dead selling pizzas?

We are blessed to have internationally published wine, spirits, food spas, golf and travel writer Margaret Swaine. She has won man awards, including the 2018 Travel Media Association of Canada (TMAC) for best travel column/blog. She is the founder and first president of the Wine Writers Circle of Canada, and a founder and past executive of the Travel Media Association of Canada. There is so much more! You can read all her accolades at www.margaretswaine.com. In 2019, Margaret took time from her busy schedule to eat, stay, tour and play here and write about her experience.

We also have Carolyn Richards, President of (KATVA) Kawartha ATV Association and (KORMA) Kawartha Off Road Motorcycle Association, Elwood Jones, Historian at Trent Valley Archives, Daniel French, owner of South Pond Farms, Dr. Kelly Wasylciw, Veterinarian, Jay Lough Hayes, Real Estate Broker, Steve Irvine, Home Inspector, Jay Cooper, interviewer, musician and Graphics Designer, Nicole Cooke, Organized by Design and Karen Irvine, Publisher and Editor. 

Plus there are always guest writers!

Thank you to all our readers for your support and love of our magazine!

Our Mission Statement is very simple. We want to showcase what makes the Kawarthas the best destination year round and an amazingly delicious place to Live, Work & Play.  We have SO many interesting people here! We tell you their stories.  So Enjoy the magazine, and come taste your way through Peterborough with Karen!

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