The Cochrane Coffee Chat – May 21, 2020

Let’s chat Cochrane – Events – Canada Day & Food!

> The events calendar has been updated with a * before the event title to let you know that it is a virtual or online event. If there is no * preceding the title, that event is a in-person event.

> CANADA DAY – We’ve partnered with CAES to help get the word out about Cochrane’s Virtual Canada Day Celebration & how to participate:

1/ Go follow the Cochrane & Area Events Society Facebook page & on Instagram (@cochrane_area_events_society ).

2/ Follow us Urban Casual Cochrane on Facebook & on Instagram (@casual_cochrane). Visit our FEATURE page!

3/ Now that you’re following both our pages, share the event info with your Cochrane friends so that they can participate too!

4/ Contest #1 is live – go enter NOW!

> FOOD SOURCING – Have you been sourcing your food differently during Covid-19 Cochrane? I know I’ll be maintaining some of my new food sourcing habits!

Go check out these Facebook pages to learn more! >>>

– Continue with Curbside Pick-up or Online Orders for as long as they are offered.

– Take Out Wednesday… support a local restaurant with some takeout or home delivery on Wednesday. Note: Any day is just as good as Wednesday! Bon Appetit!

– Some restaurants have been selling produce, meat packages and other pre-made items besides takeout/home delivery. As long as the demand continues, they will keep offering these items – Community Flatbread CompanyMezzo CaffeHalf Hitch Brewing Company

– Did you know we have a butcher Cochrane? Check out The Butchery Block in the Lions Event Centre.

– COBS Bread – ran out of only bread? No need to hit up the grocery store, pop into the local Cobs.

– Cuore Di Mamma – Italian Food Store – pizza dough, pastas & more!

– Lucky Penny Pizza by Tim Hall – lots of different kinds, great to have in the freezer and if you’re in Cochrane, he’ll deliver them for free too!

– PRE-ORDERS > Cochrane Coffee Traders for beans, carrot cake & cinnamon buns, Guy’s Cafe & Bakery Inc “Saturday Night” Specials, the Cochrane Movie House for your at-home Saturday movie nights, and the Fence & Post weekly meals.

– Quick grocery food stop – Two Pharmacy & Shoppers Drug Mart both have a good selection.


> *Cochrane Good Food Box – a monthly produce box that you can pick-up or have delivered to your home. Three sized boxes available. Do it! You will not regret it!

> *Cochrane Eggs – local pork, chicken, honey, flats of eggs and pancake mix!

That’s my update for this week Cochrane!

Hopefull the rain will stop soon so we can all get back outside!

x Sam

Written by
Samantha Nickerson

Samantha is the Founder of and is also the Lead Content Creator. She is a community inspired individual who is always looking for better ways to serve and connect the community, whether it be through the sharing of stories or organizing local events.

Samantha also designs websites & is a digital marketer.

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Written by Samantha Nickerson