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Ottawa's Really Horrible Enterprises bringing life to homemade food and drinks

Ottawa's Really Horrible Enterprises bringing life to homemade food and drinks

Midweek Mugging: Todd Chambers' business began by making homemade vanilla extract which would sell out at craft shows. He explained, it’s a simple process to steep vanilla beans in alcohol for six months, but nobody else was taking the time to do it.
Ottawa business making "weird and different" preserves with local fruits and veggies

Ottawa business making "weird and different" preserves with local fruits and veggies

Midweek Mugging: Jargon Preserves Co-founder Blake Williams said the business is a creative outlet for him and he hopes people use their preserves to make something even tastier.
Click eSports creates space in Ottawa for competitive video game tournaments

Click eSports creates space in Ottawa for competitive video game tournaments

Co-founder Hui Shen said the space can accommodate professional video game tournaments, but for the average player it's about making friends and enjoying the games in a social setting.
Mickle Macks Haberdashery looking to fill Ottawa's specialty hat void

Mickle Macks Haberdashery looking to fill Ottawa's specialty hat void

Midweek Mugging: Owner Gina Csiffary said Ottawa hat wearers were being let down by department stores and online shopping, but her store has a hat for every person and occasion.
The Momo Spot brings a taste of Nepal to Ottawa farmers' market

The Momo Spot brings a taste of Nepal to Ottawa farmers' market

Midweek Mugging: Momos are a type of steamed dumpling filled with either chicken, pork or vegetables and are a popular street food in Nepal, said co-founder Rahul Bura.
Ottawa Insectarium brings bugs to Sparks Street

Ottawa Insectarium brings bugs to Sparks Street

Midweek Mugging: Ottawa Insectarium owner Felisc McIvor hopes the tarantulas, scorpions and geckos he has on display will help people connect with the animals and see how valuable they are to the environment.
Re4m transforming Ottawa's unwanted scraps into something new

Re4m transforming Ottawa's unwanted scraps into something new

Midweek Mugging: Re4m owner Heather Jeffery said her goal is to reduce the amount of material going to landfills by creating something useful and unique from it.
Blue Shoes Honey growing Ottawa's beekeeping community

Blue Shoes Honey growing Ottawa's beekeeping community

Midweek Mugging: Blue Shoes Honey Owner Brian Lacey keeps around 150 bee colonies and each colony can be home to thousands of bees. He also offers classes on beekeeping for beginners.
Ottawa's N.U.T.S challenging both body and mind

Ottawa's N.U.T.S challenging both body and mind

Midweek Mugging: Owner Hi Nguyen thinks the best learning can be done while active, not necessarily while sitting in a classroom.
Nu Grocery celebrates one year of zero waste living in Ottawa

Nu Grocery celebrates one year of zero waste living in Ottawa

Midweek Mugging: Co-founder Sia Veeramani said the store makes it easier for people to live a zero waste life, but said sending nothing to landfills is something she’s always working towards.
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