Food Artisans of Alberta
by Karen Anderson & Matilde Sanchez-Turri
From the coulees of the badlands to the combines of the wheatlands, discover Alberta’s diverse terroir, and be captivated by the distinct tastes of this majestic province. Food Artisans of Alberta is a robust travel companion for local food lovers and visitors alike.
Come to know the stories, inspiration, and friendly faces of the people who craft great food as they cultivate the community of food artisans. Journey beyond Alberta’s seven signature foods—beef, bison, canola, honey, Red Fife Wheat, root vegetables and Saskatoon berries—to also enjoy breweries, meaderies, distilleries, cheesemakers, and more. With regional maps that highlight the locations of 200 food artisans, set out on an adventure through fertile fields and bountiful edible crops.
About the authors: Karen Anderson is a Taste Canada award-winning cookbook author and owner of Alberta Food Tours (albertafoodtours.ca). Anderson also leads annual cuisine and culture trips to India. She lives in Calgary, AB.
Matilde Sanchez-Turri was raised in Southern Alberta in Claresholm and on a farm near Nanton. She is a corporate communications professional, and also works at Alberta Food Tours. She lives in Calgary, AB.