The history of picnics in Ontario by Lindy Mechefske, two-time Taste Canada gold-award winning author, is a tour de force. With more than a hundred rare, old images, this book is a rich, visual feast as we look back at over a century of photographs and other treasures all celebrating Ontario picnics.
Packed full of charming and enticing surprises, this is a book that belongs on every single Ontarians' bookshelf.
Lindy Mechefske is one of the most recognized names in food writing in Canada with a large media following, both in traditional media and social media. She is a two-time Gold Medal Winner in the Taste Canada Awards for Out of Old Ontario Kitchens and Sir John's Table, and the author of A Taste of Wintergreen. She is the food writer for the Kingston Whig-Standard (Canada's oldest daily newspaper). Her work has appeared in various anthologies, literary journals and magazines including The New Quarterly, the Ottawa Citizen, Grapevine Magazine, and Kingston Life.