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Ride Don’t Hide 2016: Cycle for Mental Illness

On Sunday June 26th, cyclists will ride through Oxford County in Ride Don’t Hide 2016.  This ride aims to raise awareness and reduce the stigma surrounding mental illness and suicide in Canada.  Ride Don’t Hide is a country-wide event with … Continue reading

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Fresh, local goodness at the Downtown Woodstock BIA Farmers Market

Oxford County is located in the heart and soul of Ontario’s agricultural endeavors.  Our nutrient-rich land allows for all sorts of produce to grow and animals to graze.  From fresh beef and dairy supplies to a broad selection of produce, … Continue reading

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Feel the beat and have a treat!

Oxford County is your summer destination for all things culinary and music.Whether you are looking to get your hands dirty milking a cow or sit back and enjoy talented folk artists while nibbling gourmet chocolates, Oxford County is a great … Continue reading

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Dairy Capital Cheese Fest – Made for Cheese Lovers

Oxford County’s title as the Dairy Capital of Canada is being recognized by a new exciting event – the Dairy Capital Cheese Fest on April 23, 2016 at the Oxford Auditorium in Woodstock. If you love food and drink festivals, … Continue reading

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Tundra Swans by guest blogger Richard Skevington

Photo taken by Cathy Bingham, Woodstock, ON You know that spring has arrived in Oxford County when you can see Tundra Swans on the ponds created by the spring thaw in farm fields. The swans arrive around the middle of … Continue reading

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Forgotten New Year’s Resolutions

Generally, people think of the future at this time of year. They question what the next year will bring and attempt to make formidable resolutions, even though they know these resolutions will be long forgotten by the end of January. … Continue reading

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Amazing Chinese and Thai Cuisine

Refreshing twist on traditional Chinese, Szechuan and Thai Cuisine! Ricky Yiu came to Canada from his native Hong Kong at 19 years old. Despite the challenges and vast cultural differences Ricky immediately loved his new country. “I love Canada,” he … Continue reading

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What is a cheese trail anyways?

It sounds delicious because it involves cheese but what exactly is a cheese trail? When you hear the words “cheese trail” do you picture a little dirt trail through a beautiful woods with tasty treats of cheese lining the way?  … Continue reading

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4 Artisan sales you need to visit this holiday season

Tis the season for  artisan sales.  Take some time to explore four shows featuring artisans from Oxford County and the region. Woodstock Art Gallery 50/50 Exhibition and Sale The annual Woodstock Art Gallery 50/50 Exhibition and Sale offers a selection … Continue reading

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Savoury Scones on the Trail

A new savoury cheese scone is being featured on the Oxford County Cheese Trail. This creation has come to fruition as the result of cooperation between two local businesses: Joanne Brooks, owner of Tillsonburg’s The Cup and Cake and Ellis … Continue reading

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