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Cynthia Peters

Prince Edward County
Passionate about food and well-being, Cynthia is actively involved in a number of food related endeavors. She is the owner of From the Farm Cooking School, located in a restored heritage farmhouse in Prince Edward County – Canada’s newest culinary destination. She is a food writer and the County correspondent for Gremolata, a leading food and wine consumer web site.  

Cynthia is a member of The Canadian Personal Chef Alliance, Women’s Culinary Network, WXN and the Culinary Historians of Ontario. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Ontario Association of Food Banks and is Vice-Chair/Treasurer of Slow Food in Prince Edward County. Cynthia is a member of the Advisory Committee for FoodShare and the Steering committee for the Social Venture Exchange in Toronto. She is an advocate for Food Security issues across the province and enjoys connecting rural/urban businesses, government, community organizations and consumers to create sustainable solutions to today’s food issues. 

Prior to launching the cooking school, Cynthia co-owned a personal chef business in Toronto, The Spice Sisters, specializing in international inspired healthy cuisine. Cynthia is an honors graduate of Liaison College of Culinary Arts and holds certificates from Le Cordon Blue in Ottawa. Cynthia’s first career was in Communications, Strategic Planning and Development. For more than 25 years, she helped businesses and charities improve their image and bottom-line by providing innovative, enterprise-wide strategies for fund raising, revenue growth and brand awareness.


9/24/2008 Vegemania, County Style
9/24/2008 The County Girl's Bounty: Loving PEC
10/8/2008 Behind The Rind: Making Cheese in The County
11/12/2008 Pinot Noir: The Miracle Grape
3/18/2009 How Sweet It Is! Ontario Maple Syrup
10/29/2009 Jamie Kennedy’s Local Wine Compliments Local Fare
11/6/2009 Baking Heritage Bread - “No Knead to Worry”
12/6/2009 Little Piggy Goes to Sausage
3/7/2018 Maple Magic in March
4/11/2018 For the Love of Chocolate..
4/18/2018 Cheese Please, With Lemon on Top!
5/24/2018 New Wine Trails to Explore
7/4/2018 Mint Your Rim with a Refreshing Porch Drink

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7/5/2018 Mint Juleps
8/27/2009 A Real County Feast
8/26/2009 Warm County Corn Salad
6/17/2009 "Food To Go" in The County
2/11/2009 Winter Wonderland in Wine County

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