Month: June 2017

Smithavens Brewing Company

Smithavens Brewing Company

I can’t say that we’re big beer drinkers, but sometimes – especially in the summer – we wouldn’t mind having a pint or two of this cold and refreshing beverage. And since it’s summer now, at least according to the calendar, we decided to include […]

Linton’s Farm Market

Linton’s Farm Market

Linton’s Farm Market is the closest market to our house. It takes a few minutes for us to get there. There is always a great choice of fresh homegrown vegetables and fruits, jams, preserves, honey, maple syrup and more. We love to come here for strawberries […]

Simple Pleasures

Simple Pleasures

Last Saturday we drove through the countryside. And at some point, the mix of the gorgeous view and relaxing music created that state of mind when you feel settled and complete. There was no need for hurrying anymore. All our worries somehow vanished and only […]

Gallucci Winery

Gallucci Winery

Last year our friends invited us for dinner at Gallucci Winery. This winery is located in Stouffville, 40 minutes drive from our house.  On the road, we were confident that we are in Canada. When we arrived, we were not that sure anymore. Mamma Mia, […]

Zephyr Organics Farm

Zephyr Organics Farm

This farm was started by Chinese immigrant Chong Eng. In 1950 his son Ted took on the responsibility of the farm and led the farm into complete organic certification. Zephyr Organics serves wholesalers, retailers, restaurants, food box programs. I’m sure, every food box delivered to your door […]

Carpe Diem Farm and Cafe

Carpe Diem Farm and Cafe

When I was searching for cheesemakers in our area, Google gave me just a few returns. One of them was Carpe Diem Farm and Cafe.  I checked their website and a Facebook page. The Facebook post from June 12 mentioned “bloomy rind cheese” and focaccia and […]