What we're about

The Public is a community uniting food lovers & makers. Together, we’re changing the way people buy, discover and experience better food - closer to home. Through our marketplace and growing network of kitchens, markets and retail locations, we bring you closer to your favorite brands, no matter what neighborhood you're in.

Upcoming events (4+)

Public Roadshow Edmonton - Tour & Meetup

Needs a location

The Public Roadshow is a tour series spotlighting emerging food startup founders and communities.

We're hitting the road to gather with food makers and builders changing the way we produce, distribute and consume in our cities. We're inviting you to join us on this adventure - whether you're a local or visitor interested in food ecosystems.

What's included in the tour?

Your tour pass includes a 4-hour bus tour with multiple stops, featuring tastings, talks and pitches along the way. You'll also access our community meetup and tasting camp event hosted later that day.

  • A bus tour of local food spots - Discover the places and spaces powering local food startup ecosystem, including tastings, talks and pitches along the way.
  • Meet local food startups - Meet and hear pitches from local founders in each community shaping the future of food.
  • Community meetup and tasting camp - End the day with a gathering of food makers, local community leaders and food lovers.

Registration & FAQ

All access tour passes are $119 CAD plus fees/taxes, and include all access to the bus tour, tastings, pitches, and drink/food tickets at the community meetup and tasting camp.

Qualifying food makers and startups can apply for a free all access tour pass here.

Registration for the Roadshow meetup is free, open to the community, with a cash bar.

More questions about the tour and participating? Check out our Roadshow FAQ here.

Public Roadshow Calgary - Tour & Meetup

Needs a location

The Public Roadshow is a tour series spotlighting emerging food startup founders and communities.

We're hitting the road to gather with food makers and builders changing the way we produce, distribute and consume in our cities. We're inviting you to join us on this adventure - whether you're a local or visitor interested in food ecosystems.

Your tour pass includes a 4-hour bus tour with multiple stops, featuring tastings, talks and pitches along the way. You'll also access our community meetup and tasting camp event hosted later that day.

Where is the Roadshow going?

For the fall series of the Public Roadshow, we're visiting the Canadian Prairies, including Edmonton (Oct 19), Calgary (Oct 25), Regina (Nov 8), Saskatoon (Nov 10), and Winnipeg (Nov 22).

What's included on the tour?

  • A bus tour of local food spots - Discover the places and spaces powering local food startup ecosystem, including tastings, talks and pitches along the way.
  • Meet local food startups - Meet and hear pitches from local founders in each community shaping the future of food.
  • Community meetup + tasting camp - End the day with a gathering of food makers, local community leaders and food lovers.

What are the tour stops?

Stops will be announced here in the coming weeks. Featured stops may include local food production facilities, food markets and halls, and food retail spaces. The tour will end at a venue hosting a Public community meetup + food camp event, open to the wider community.

Registration & FAQ

All access tour passes are $119 CAD plus fees/taxes, and include all access to the bus tour, tastings, pitches, and drink/food tickets at the community meetup and tasting camp.

Qualifying food makers and startups can apply for a free all access tour pass here.

Registration for the Roadshow meetup is free, open to the community, with a cash bar.

More questions about the tour and participating? Check out our Roadshow FAQ here.

Public Roadshow Regina - Tour & Meetup

Needs a location

The Public Roadshow is a tour series spotlighting emerging food startup founders and communities.

We're hitting the road to gather with food makers and builders changing the way we produce, distribute and consume in our cities. We're inviting you to join us on this adventure - whether you're a local or visitor interested in food ecosystems.

Your tour pass includes a 4-hour bus tour with multiple stops, featuring tastings, talks and pitches along the way. You'll also access our community meetup and tasting camp hosted later that day.

Where is the Roadshow going?

For the fall series of the Public Roadshow, we're visiting the Canadian Prairies, including Edmonton (Oct 19), Calgary (Oct 25), Regina (Nov 8), Saskatoon (Nov 10), and Winnipeg (Nov 22).

What's included on the tour?

  • A bus tour of local food spots - Discover the places and spaces powering local food startup ecosystem, including tastings, talks and pitches along the way.
  • Meet local food startups - Meet and hear pitches from local founders in each community shaping the future of food.
  • Community meetup + tasting camp - End the day with a gathering of food makers, local community leaders and food lovers.

What are the tour stops?

Stops will be announced here in the coming weeks. Featured stops may include local food production facilities, food markets and halls, and food retail spaces. The tour will end at a venue hosting a Public community meetup + food camp event, open to the wider community.

Registration & FAQ

All access tour passes are $119 CAD plus fees/taxes, and include all access to the bus tour, tastings, pitches, and drink/food tickets at the community meetup and tasting camp.

Qualifying food makers and startups can apply for a free all access tour pass here.

Registration for the Roadshow meetup is free, open to the community, with a cash bar.

More questions about the tour and participating? Check out our Roadshow FAQ here.

Public Roadshow Saskatoon - Tour & Meetup

Needs a location

The Public Roadshow is a tour series spotlighting emerging food startup founders and communities.

We're hitting the road to gather with food makers and builders changing the way we produce, distribute and consume in our cities. We're inviting you to join us on this adventure - whether you're a local or visitor interested in food ecosystems.

Your tour pass includes a 4-hour bus tour with multiple stops, featuring tastings, talks and pitches along the way. You'll also access our community meetup and tasting camp later that day.

Where is the Roadshow going?

For the fall series of the Public Roadshow, we're visiting the Canadian Prairies, including Edmonton (Oct 19), Calgary (Oct 25), Regina (Nov 8), Saskatoon (Nov 10), and Winnipeg (Nov 22).

What's included on the tour?

  • A bus tour of local food spots - Discover the places and spaces powering local food startup ecosystem, including tastings, talks and pitches along the way.
  • Meet local food startups - Meet and hear pitches from local founders in each community shaping the future of food.
  • Community meetup and tasting camp - End the day with a gathering of food makers, local community leaders and food lovers.

What are the tour stops?

Stops will be announced here in the coming weeks. Featured stops may include local food production facilities, food markets and halls, and food retail spaces. The tour will end at a venue hosting a Public community meetup + food camp event, open to the wider community.

Registration & FAQ

All access tour passes are $119 CAD plus fees/taxes, and include all access to the bus tour, tastings, pitches, and drink/food tickets at the community meetup and tasting camp.

Qualifying food makers and startups can apply for a free all access tour pass here.

Registration for the Roadshow meetup is free, open to the community, with a cash bar.

Past events (1)

Public Block Party Calgary

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