Every eco-conscious step we take makes a difference. Something simple like buying your spices in bulk is a great way to start! Here at Jo Anne's you can use your reusable containers to refill on our bulk products! Bring your clean container to the till,...

Looking for tips on cosmetics? Want some support switching to plant-based makeup? Meet Meighan! Meighan is passionate about helping you along your skin care journey. Drop by our Lansdowne St Location to chat with Meighan about your beauty routine or make an appointment for a consultation....

INGREDIENTS: Brownie pieces (see Brownie Recipe)Fresh cut strawberriesFrozen organic raspberriesSimply Delish chocolate puddingCha's organic canned coconut whipped creamShaved white or dark chocolateOptional: chocolate sauce Chocolate Sauce 2 chunks of raw cacao butter from Giddy Yoyo or 4 tbs of coconut oil3 tbsp of coconut sugar or sweetener of...

INGREDIENTS: Pamela's brownie mix1/2 cup avocado oil or any neutral flavoured oil of your choice1/4 cup of waterWhite chocolate barEgg or egg substitute Chia substitute for egg: 1 tbsp organic chia seed or 2 tsp ground chia Seeds3 tbsp boiling water Combine chia and water; mix well and let...

It’s the dead of winter in Canada, and our fields are snow-covered, cover-cropped and very quiet. So how can buying import produce support a local farm? It stands to reason that if you buy imported produce, you will be supporting a local import business. However, this...

Why would one supplement with collagen? Carley from our Water St location says: "Introducing a daily dose of collagen to your routine is a very effective way to boost your overall health. Our natural collagen production declines with age, and it is necessary for the...

Our friend Jessica worked with us here at Jo Anne's for over 10 years and recently left to dive into motherhood with her adorable son, Sterling. We had the opportunity to sit down with her this month for mother's day to hear about her experiences...

What are essential oils? ​Essential oils are described as volatile materials derived by a physical process from an odour; plant material of a single botanical species. ​ Where do they come from? ​Essential oils occur in the plant kingdom in flowers, leaves, roots, stems, bark & fruit. Often...

As awareness around plastic waste increases, so do reusable products! So many families here in the kawarthas are making conscious choices of love for our earth and the next generation. PC: U-Konserve We're proud to partner with you and the earth by offering high-quality reusable...

Every year, without a doubt, head lice travels through your child's the school at least once. Not all children will be affected, but it’s challenging for your child to not contact lice when they are sharing toys and hats, playing together or sitting next to...