Welcome to From the Farm….
Cynthia Peters – Owner & Chef Instructor Passionate about food and well-being, Cynthia has been actively involved in a number of food related endeavors for the past two decades. She is a personal chef and an honors graduate of Liaison College of Culinary Arts and holds certificates from Le Cordon Bleu in Ottawa. Cynthia co-founded The Spice Sisters, a personal chef services business in Toronto in 2006. Today she owns and operates From the Farm Cooking School. As a food writer, she is a regular contributor to a number of publications and websites. Her love for food and traditions is evident in her collection of more than 600 cookbooks. She is inspired everyday to create menus, based on the seasons and love of bold flavors and textures. She is the author of “The Art of Herbs” cookbook and a Community Advisor & Board member for a number of provincial & regional food & tourism organizations. Cynthia is Vice-Chair of Slow Food Prince Edward County and Chair of the Board of Taste the County – The County’s tourism marketing organization. “I feel privileged to be working with so many talented people in Prince Edward County”
Karin Deveaux – Chef Instructor
Former co-owner of Harvest Restaurant and Pinch Gourmet, Karin shines in the kitchen with her great stories and technique know-how. With more than 15 years behind the stove, this pastry chef come entrepeneur, will keep you entertained. Karin is currently a professor at the Culinary School at Loyalist College in Belleville.
Heather Duff – Instructor
Food and cooking have always played a central role in Heather’s life. A former Executive Coach in Toronto, Heather decided it was time to transform her hobby into a new career and enrolled in the Culinary School at Loyalist College. Now ready to show her talents, Heather has joined From the Farm Cooking School to share her skills in the kitchen and her love of Prince Edward County.
Victoria Rose – Just loves helping out & sharing wine stories….
A lover of all things from the earth, especially grapes, Victoria is an owner of Long Dog Winery, located here in the County. Made of 100 per cent County Grapes, Long Dog wines have been featured in numerous publications and highly recommended by leading reviewers as Tony Aspler, David Lawrason and Natalie MacLean. A chef at heart, Victoria is also creating new recipes and being inspired everyday by her farm’s vegetable garden. www.longdog.ca
Guest Chefs and Producers in 2013
April 14th – Amazing Artisan Breads & Spreads
Henry Willis, Chief Baking Officer
& Co-Owner of Humble Bread
April 27th – Sausage Making with Angelo
Angelo Bean – “Sausage King of Ontario“