Green Living Show 2017 | Media Preview | Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Travelling Foodie attends Green Living Show 2017 Media Preview at Propeller Coffee Co

The 2017 Green Living Show takes place on April 7-9, 2017 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. The Green Living Show is Canada’s largest consumer show dedicated to simple solutions for leading a healthy and sustainable lifestyle.

During the media preview hosted on March 28, 2017 at Propeller Coffee Co., official coffee partner of the Green Living Show, we got to discover some of the Top Innovations of this year’s Green Living Show that will be on display. We also got a chance to preview the Food & Drink Pavilion: Taste Ontario. Taste the World., where we got to sample local beer, wine and dishes that celebrate cultural diversity prepared by a selection of participating chefs. Green Living Show President and CEO, Laurie Simmonds and, Propeller Coffee Co-Founder and Co-Owner, Losel Tethong gave some introductory remarks on what’s in store for this year’s show.

We also got some cool swag at the end of the event.

Innovations

We saw some truly ingenious products that combine innovation and sustainability.

The Nutritower by Nutritower

The Nutritower by Nutritower at Green Living Show 2017 Media Preview
The Nutritower is a new appliance that lets you grow fresh produce in the comfort of your own home. Buy the Nutritower – Vertical Indoor Garden System.

Yoga Leggings by Inner Fire

Yoga Leggings by Inner Fire at Green Living Show 2017 Media Preview
Yoga Leggings are handmade in Vancouver, BC and made from BPA-free recycled water bottles. Buy them here.

LIFT Bike by Revelo

LIFT Bike by Revelo at Green Living Show 2017 Media Preview
Revelo‘s LIFT (Light Instant Folding Transport) is a bike that collapses in seven seconds.

Tamga Designs

Tamga Designs at Green Living Show 2017 Media Preview
Tamga Designs provides ethically produced sustainable clothing for the modern wanderer

Ritual Box by AHLOT

Ritual Box by AHLOT at Green Living Show 2017 Media Preview
Ritual Box is a box with a thoughful, modular design, creating beautiful experiences for discerning cannabis enthusiasts.

Healthy Dog Treats by Wilder & Harrier

Healthy Dog Treats by Wilder & Harrier at Green Living Show 2017 Media Preview
These healthy dog treats are made from whole crickets that are dried and ground into a fine powder.

Stainless Steel Containers by Dalcini Stainless

Stainless Steel Containers by Dalcini Stainless at Green Living Show 2017 Media Preview
Dalcini Stainless Steel Containers are made from high-quality stainless steel. They are 100% plastic free and 100% dishwasher safe.

Vegan Cashew Cheese by Fauxmagerie Zengarry

Vegan Cashew Cheese by Fauxmagerie Zengarry at Green Living Show 2017 Media Preview
Fauxmagerie Zengarry offers a line of all-natural, dairy-free, cashew-based cheeses which feature fresh ingredients that are never heated above 100 degress F to maintain and protect naturally occurring vital enzymes that aid in digestion.

Crazy D’s All Natural Soda by Crazy D’s All-Natural Soda Labs

Crazy D's All Natural Soda by Crazy D's All-Natural Soda Labs at Green Living Show 2017 Media Preview
Crazy D’s All-Natural Soda uses the science of nature’s prebiotic root vegetables instead of sugar to achieve a hint of sweetness.

Tweed

Tweed at Green Living Show 2017 Media Preview
Tweed offers high quality selection of medical marijuana in a wide variety of strains

Food & Drink Pavilion: Taste Ontario. Taste the World.

I literally felt like a Travelling Foodie as I got to try dishes from various cuisines from all over the world.

Mexico: Santo Pecado

Three Sisters Taco by Chef Paola Solorzano from Santo Pecado at Green Living Show 2017 Media Preview
Three Sisters Taco by Chef Paola Solorzano from Santo Pecado – Ontario butternut squash, green beans, and sweet corn on organic Ontario corn tortilla with pumpkin seed and serrano pipian

Tibet: TC’s MoMo

Beef MoMos by Chef Tsewang Chodon from TC's MoMo at Green Living Show 2017 Media Preview
Beef MoMos by Chef Tsewang Chodon from TC’s MoMo – MoMo is dumpling in Tibetan version, and can be cooked in three different ways (steamed, soup and pan friend)

Morocco: B’Saha Restaurant

Grilled Merguez and Chicken Couscous by Chef Otman Haouzi from B'Saha Restaurant at Green Living Show 2017 Media Preview
Dishes by Chef Otman Haouzi from B’Saha Restaurant
Grilled Merguez with warm salad and harissa mayo and Chicken Couscous with caramelized onions, raisins, and toasted almonds

Spain & Latin America: PimentΓ³n


Paella by Chef JosΓ© Arato from PimentΓ³n

Haiti & Scotland: Urban Acorn Catering

House Smoked Hickory Salmon by Chef Daniel Holloway from Urban Acorn Catering at Green Living Show 2017 Media Preview
Dishes by Chef Daniel Holloway from Urban Acorn Catering
House Smoked Hickory Salmon – with charred scallion scone and lemon creme fraiche

Black Bean and Malanga Accra by Chef Daniel Holloway from Urban Acorn Catering at Green Living Show 2017 Media Preview
Black Bean and Malanga Accra (fritter) – with Ti Malice (roasted pepper) sauce and Pikliz

China & Japan: Hawthorne Food and Drink

Beef Pot Stickers by Chef Ricky Casipe from Hawthorne Food and Drink at Green Living Show 2017 Media Preview
Beef Pot Stickers by Chef Ricky Casipe from Hawthorne Food and Drink

India: Magic Oven

Tandoori Chicken Katchumber Salad by Chef Tony & Abby Sabherwal from Magic Oven at Green Living Show 2017 Media Preview
Tandoori Chicken Katchumber Salad by Chef Tony & Abby Sabherwal from Magic Oven

Syria: Karam Kitchen

Halloumi Cheese Pita by Chefs Dalal Al Zoubi, Manahel Al Shareef, Ektimal Al Khabouri, Wafa'a Abo Horan from Karam Kitchen at Green Living Show 2017 Media Preview
Halloumi Cheese Pita by Chefs Dalal Al Zoubi, Manahel Al Shareef, Ektimal Al Khabouri, Wafa’a Abo Horan from Karam Kitchen

Rosewood Estates Winery

Rosewood Estates Winery at Green Living Show 2017 Media Preview
Rosewood Estates Winery provided wine tasting:
– Rosewood Origin Series: 2014 Mima’s Block Riesling
– Rosewood Select Series: 2013 Merlot
– Legacy: 2015 Cyser Apply Honey Wine

Southbrook Vineyards

Southbrook Vineyards at Green Living Show 2017 Media Preview
Southbrook Vineyards provided wine tasting:
– 2015 Organic Triomphe Chardonnay
– 2016 Wild Ferment Cider
– 2016 Organic & Biodynamic Orange Wine
– 2015 Organic Triomphe Cabernet Franc

Beattie’s Distillers

Beattie's Distillers at Green Living Show 2017 Media Preview
Beattie’s Distillers provided a cocktail drink mixing their Farm-Crafted Potato Vodka with Wild Muskoka Botanicals‘ Strawbery & Shumac Shrub. I’m so sad I didn’t get to try this!

Griffin Pub and Events

Griffin Pub and Events provided a wide variety of beers which included Sweetgrass Brewing Co.‘s Shagbark Stout and Maple Butter Tart Ale, Pommies Cider, Beau’s All Natural and more.

Propeller Coffee

Propeller Coffee Co. featured its sustainably sourced and roasted coffees. I really love their coffee and wanted to get cappuccino but, unfortunately, the coffee bar has closed by the time I asked for one so only the brewed coffee was available.

Event Swag

Three Sisters Taco by Chef Paola Solorzano from Santo Pecado at Green Living Show 2017 Media Preview
I got the heaviest swag bag so far from this event. Here’s what’s inside the Now Toronto tote bag, and you’ll see why it was so heavy!

Bio-Vert Biodegradable Fabric Softener
Hungry Buddha Coconut Chips – Chocolate Flavour
– Crazy D’s Ginga’ Kick All Natural Sode
Strand Energy Black Out Bulb
Natural Calm Magnesium Citrate Powder
Mettrum Originals Hemp Break, Hemp Seeds, Hemp Protein & Fiber Powder, Lip Balm
Rouge Renard portable storage for cable and earphone
Genuine Tea‘s Authentic Japanese Ceremonial Matcha
Fitglow Beauty Age Clear Lotion
Gouter: Chocolate-covered Propeller Coffee Beans


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