June 25 2022
Summer in Downtown Kitchener has so many festivals, markets, yoga, and concerts happening and we'...
May 7 2022
You’ve probably heard us talk about buying from local suppliers once, twice or a dozen times. That’s because spending money in our community is important to us and in this blog, we explain why.
March 12 2022
There are some surprising things Courtney has learned since starting at Legacy Greens in January 2022. Read about Courtney's experiences with downtown Kitchener, local food and the working environment at Legacy Greens.
December 11 2021
Are you seeing media reports everywhere about inflation and grocery prices?!? So are we, but fear...
June 30 2021
Plastic Free Process Update
While we have successfully made some changes in moving away from si...
May 11 2021
Make the Most of Your Fresh Food
Since we are on the topic of creating less waste, let’s look at...
April 4 2021
Gardening Tips for Beginners: An Interview with Angie Koch from Fertile Ground Farm
March 1 2021
Supporting local: Two Goblets, Adventure's Guild, Living Fresh, Adventure Rooms, and the Apollo Cinema
January 15 2021
Produce Storage Tips
As we move on from single use plastic bags, we want to ensure that the prod...
January 6 2021
Plastic Bag Elimination Program
In an effort to do our part in reducing single use plastics, we h...
March 1 2020
On February 1st, 2020, I started an experiment at Legacy Greens: Take a one month break and see w...
January 31 2020
Legacy Greens is taking the month of February off of Instagram!
October 21 2019
If there are two things I love about fall it’s food and Halloween! Who can resist an opportunity to dress up and entertain with spooky decorations, fun costumes, and party-friendly snacks that are both delicious and festive? Whether you’re hosting, asked to bring something along, or just making something fun and festive for your friends, family, or your boo, here are some creepy-cute Halloween treats without the tricks!
October 16 2019
With changing leaves, shorter days, golden sunlight, and pumpkin spice everything, we’re definitely right in the thick of fall. There are so many fun ways to celebrate the season, whether at home, right here in downtown Kitchener or at some of our region’s parks, not to mention Oktoberfest. Here are a few highlights of how I love spending my free time in the autumn.
September 18 2019
Whether you have kids or not, September often brings a new routine, swapping out patio lunch meet-ups or family picnics for packed lunches. Which is great! There are so many amazing things in season to pack a nutritional punch in your lunch. If the first few weeks of September have left you feeling low on inspiration, you’re in the right place. We’re jumping on the bento box bandwagon and bringing you three vibrant, delicious and fun lunch ideas — for adults or kids.
April 4 2019
Attracting small business retailers to Downtown Kitchener is something I feel very passionate about; I believe new retailers would greatly benefit our existing businesses (and it would be exciting to have more retail buddies in the core).
January 25 2019
Hosting a dinner party can be challenging with food intolerances and allergies being quite common today. But, with a little bit of thought and planning, hosting an inclusive dinner is easier than you think. Here are 5 tips on how to host a dinner party with food sensitivities in mind, plus a sample menu inspired by downtown Kitchener.
November 25 2018
Ontario Street, Innovation District, Victoria Park, Central Frederick, Cedar Hill, and now Midtown - we've got a candle for you!All candles are made of soy wax and 100% essential oils, and we make them ourselves in our shop on Ontario Street
September 16 2018
Fall Box runs September 26 - October 31. Join us for 6 weeks of fabulous fall produce!
March 28 2018
We've curated a list of some perfect Easter and spring host gifts that celebrate our local community here in downtown Kitchener, including: Tulips from Living Fresh, Ambrosia Bean to Bar chocolate, Buck Naked soap, and Four All ice cream.
August 8 2017
Customers love our weekly produce box subscriptions where we bring the best of the season to the downtown Kitchener community. Here are some of the best ways to make the most of the fresh, local produce you pick-up each week.