Rosthern Food Bank’s has new name, new look

(L-R) Rosthern District Food Bank fundraising committee chair Linda Rudachyk, Rosthern District Food Bank representative Barb Froese, community catalyst Nadine Ens, Rosthern resident Judy Salmonson, Rosthern District Food Bank chair Wilmer Froese, Rosthern High School student Natalia Fowler and Rosthern District Food Bank board member Loretta Bueckert participate in the ribbon cutting portion of the grand opening ceremony on Friday, April 20

The Rosthern District Food Bank had its grand opening of the newly renovated building on April 20. The building has been in operation since January, but the event gave people of the community and surrounding area a chance to tour the facility. Continue reading “Rosthern Food Bank’s has new name, new look”

Riverside Meats repeats as Lord of the (Sausage) Rings winner

Riverside Meats, a family-owned and operated meat processing firm in Corman Park near Warman, was crowned Lord of the (Sausage) Rings for the second year in a row at the third annual event in Osler on Thursday, November 9.

Eldon Wiebe of Riverside Meats with the Lord of the Rings championship trophy

In addition to winning the “Best Overall” championship, Riverside Meats also walked away with the awards for “Best Appearance” and Best Texture.”
The annual competition is designed to showcase the area’s Mennonite Farmers Sausage producers. A total of eight firms competed in the blind taste test, in which about 150 guests vote for their favourites.
Ideal Meats of Neuhorst won the award for “Best Flavour”, while Smokehaus Meats of Martensville won the “VIP award” for the second year in a row. The VIP Award is based on the votes of a panel of media representatives and mayors of area communities.
Firms competing in the competition also included: Carmen Corner Meats of Waldheim, J&J Sausage of Warman, Pine View Farms of Corman Park near Osler, Smokey Joe’s Meat Shop of Rheinland and Valley Meats of Gruenthal. Continue reading “Riverside Meats repeats as Lord of the (Sausage) Rings winner”