Windows. In so many ways our experience as human beings is shaped by them. Our views. Our light. They can represent hope, opportunity. They can also represent separation and loss when those windows keep us in or keep us out. In Ottawa, in Parliament’s Centre Block, there is a work of art, remembrance and hope called “Giniigaaniimenaaning” or “Looking Ahead” by Christi Belcourt that “was commissioned to recognize the… Read more »
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A Canada Day pause In one month, it will be Canada Day – a day when we celebrate what we love about Canada, and when we take a moment to reflect on what is truly important to us as citizens. It’s a day when we blow off a little steam, wear our most joyful red and white outfits, meet with friends,… Read more »
A huge thank you to people who used their imagination to write amazing Odes to our leafy friend Rhubarb. We have received over 80 poems and you can read and listen to them here on this page, as read by members of The Merry Dairy team! And now, after counting the comments and in-depth evaluation of the judges, The Merry Dairy is pleased… Read more »
The Merry Dairy Lonely Hearts Club 2021 edition is a love letter pandemic pick-me-up A few sandwiches a day at-no-charge between now & Feb 14th will be available at the takeaway window for anyone looking for a sweet pick-me-up And lots of Valentine Sandwiches are available at the window and at shop.themerrydairy.com We’re also looking for your favourite Merry Dairy moment to include… Read more »
Home. It’s a great word. Especially if you’re in the home stretch, or the one who keeps the home fires burning, a member of the home team, or ok boomer, you have kept a home computer. As we enter the home stretch of winter, in this 2nd year A.C. (anno corono), you can bring home the bacon, er ice cream, as National Ice… Read more »
… and it’s time for us to say a huge thank you to the incredible gang that came in to work at 102 Fairmont day in and day out over the past nine months. From that initial shock of what the implications of the pandemic would mean to daily life at The Merry Dairy, to the adaption and resilience of a team of people who donned… Read more »
Due to so many scary addresses, the sign up for Halloween @ Home has been perilously paused in order to eerily ensure that distanced deliveries can be cravenly completed on Halloween night during the ambitiously allotted time period! Loading… DOWNLOAD THIS POSTER AND PUT IT IN YOUR WINDOW!!
A pick-me-up for the many educators and support staff – 25% off a gift card from The Merry Dairy!
This piece of art by local artist Stanley Wany (instagram.com/stanwany/) from @WallSpaceOttawa will soon be displayed proudly at 102 Fairmont. We couldn’t think of a more perfect image to represent for us the idea of life in this pandemic time. We don’t know what the artist was seeking to convey, but for us, this is all about how we… Read more »
Updates – April 17, 2021 Online orders at shop.themerrydairy.com only with pickup and delivery options! (No scoops or sales at the takeaway window). To make sure everything runs smoothly, the process is outlined below. You will receive an email or text when your order is filled and ready for pickup or delivery. Same-day Pickups & Next-day Deliveries The inside of our shop is remains… Read more »