15 Best Coffee Shops in Toronto
  • Jan 17, 2023

Balzac’s is an independent coffee shop chain with locations all across Ontario, and they’re originally from Stratford, AKA the birthplace of Justin Bieber. They roast the finest selection of Arabica whole bean coffee in small batches at their roastery, and they’ve been doing so for almost three decades!

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Do It for the Climate: Eco-Friendly Coffee
  • Dec 12, 2022

The Atwood blend, named after the iconic Canadian writer, is a certified Canada Organic and Bird Friendly blend with notes of caramel and cocoa. Balzac’s also donates a dollar of each pound of this coffee sold to the Pelee Island Bird Observatory in southern Ontario, which is devoted to the...

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Toronto 2022 Food Lover’s Gift Guide
  • Nov 25, 2022

Coffee lovers across our country are probably familiar with this Canadian coffee house – we visit the one in the Distillery District often! Founded in Stratford, Ontario and inspired by the Grand Cafés of Paris. We came across their customizable coffee roast subscription – frequency of delivery, grind, weight and...

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The gifts that keep on giving: More holiday gift ideas
  • Nov 24, 2022

There are few things people love more than coffee, but after giving this Roots x Balzac's gift box, you might top the list! With Balzac's classic Farmers' Blend, and a custom ceramic Roots mug, it has everything needed for a perfect (read: caffeinated) holiday morning.

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30+ Gift Ideas From Canadian Women-Owned Companies We Love
  • Nov 21, 2022

For the constantly-caffeinated person on your list, give the gift of Balzac’s coffee to enjoy at home. Their fairtrade and organic Winter Blend is perfect for a cozy day indoors, with sweet plum and dark chocolate notes. Paired with one of the snacks on this list, anyone with a sweet...

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25 great gifts under $25
  • Nov 18, 2022

Looking for gifts under $25 for the office Secret Santa? Or maybe you want to show someone special that you’re thinking of them without dropping a lot of cash. These tiny surprises are the perfect way to send some love at a cost that’s easy to get behind.

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