Fresh Inspiration

July on Cape Breton Island has been defined by beautiful days of warmth  and sunshine, broken up by a handful of rainy days… and our organic gardens here at Cabot Shores are loving it! Thanks to the hard work of our garden-to-table interns, who faithfully weed, water and tend the plots on a daily basis,  …

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Garden to Table: Lettuce Share Our Garden Kale

There is power to food—resilience and subsistence. We need it; we crave it; we bond over it. There is much more behind the meal that nourishes us—the hands and care that go into growing, feeding, harvesting, and preparing the food that is in front of us. We like to be involved in as much of …

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Du jardin à la table: laissez nous vous présenter notre jardin

La nourriture détient une puissance énorme, elle nous apporte la force et la subsistance. Nous en avons besoin; nous la désirons; nous nous collons à elle. Cependant, il y a tellement plus derrière le repas qui nous nourrit, comme les mains et l’attention qui servent à la croissance, à l’alimentation, à la récole et à …

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Harvest time in the gardens!

My name is Amanda, and I am the garden-to-table intern for September/ October here at Cabot Shores. My role here is to care for the plants and veggies in the gardens, and help cook and serve food in the bistro. The past few weeks have been a time of great harvest here. We have harvested …

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Summertime Gardening at Cabot Shores

Greetings Cabot Shores visitors and welcome to the garden blog. I’m Veronica from Toronto, Ontario: Cabot Shores Garden to Table intern for Summer 2015. During the tour of the gardens upon my arrival at the beginning of July, I was pleasantly surprised to learn that I’d be providing care, maintenance and love to 6 different …

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Garden to Table: Planting in the Snow

My name is Jilian and I am the Garden to Table intern at Cabot Shores. My role is to manage our gardens and work with our chef to help infuse our menu with homegrown ingredients. Despite the seemingly never-ending winter, our gardens are now in full bloom. We began prepping the outdoor garden in mid May, snow …

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