Month: July 2017

Frisky Beaver Winery

Frisky Beaver Winery

Frisky Beaver winery visit was a Grand Finale in our epic Norfolk County journey. Located in the northern part of Port Dover, this winery offers 100 percent Canadian-made wine from 100 percent Canadian grapes. Inside, this place smells like fresh wood and seemed to be […]

Trip to Norfolk County

Trip to Norfolk County

All our trips, for now, are daily on the weekend. We would leave early in the morning and come back in the evening, cook and relax. Since one of our goals is local produce shopping, we would plan ahead for the places we’d want to […]

Willow Cakes & Pastries

Willow Cakes & Pastries

Located at the corner of Mary Street and Niagara Stone Road, Willow Cakes & Pastries building does not have a huge or bright sign, calling for action. But neither does your home.  And this felt like home. The smell of fresh bread and coffee mixed […]

Laveanne Lavender Fields

Laveanne Lavender Fields

Last Saturday we were finally blessed with nice dry and sunny weather. Knowing that lavender is in bloom, we decided to visit a lavender farm. The place appeared to be smaller than I have imagined based on the photos. And it was crowded. A bunch […]

Wholesome Pickins

Wholesome Pickins

Family owned and operated Wholesome Pickins strawberry farm is located in Norfolk, just east of Delhi. In addition to their own strawberries and raspberries, they offer a variety of fresh produce from other local farms including sweet corn, new potatoes, tomatoes, peppers, green and yellow beans, cherries, blueberries, […]

Rowen Farms Saskatoon Berries

Rowen Farms Saskatoon Berries

Have you ever tasted Saskatoon berries? I haven’t until last Saturday, when we decided to visit Norfolk County. The countryside in Norfolk looks very different from what we’re used to in Durham. The endless fields of vegetables are stretching from both sides of the road. […]