Tag Archives: Agriculture

Exploring Oxford County Farmers Markets

There’s nothing like going to the farmer’s market on a beautiful, sunny afternoon. Markets allow for such a welcoming atmosphere for the whole family to enjoy. Not only do you commonly bump into an old friend, but you can make … Continue reading

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E.D. Tillson’s Annandale Model Farm – Guest Blogger Patricia Phelps, Curator Annandale NHS

Annandale House was built as the “farm house” for E.D. Tillson’s 600 acre model farm.  Impressive enough in its own right, the house was only one of several amazing structures that made up Annandale Farm. The operation was primarily a … Continue reading

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12 (Back) Road Trips in Ontario’s Beautiful Southwest by guest blogger Louise Gleeson

Road trips are a great time to reconnect… When I hear the words road and trip, I think of rolled-down windows and off-key singing to an endless loop of tunes. I think of reconnecting to the person I’m traveling with … Continue reading

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Roll the Windows Down, Relax, Put some colour in your life and Drive

That is what I plan to do today, roll the windows down, relax, see the colour of the leaves just starting and drive… Well that is until I am finished an errand for work. I decided that I would travel … Continue reading

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Why You And Your Kids Should Visit A Farm

Connecting Kids with Animals and Agriculture Means Guaranteed Fall Fun By Hailey Eisen, YummyMummyClub.ca “Oh, so that’s where corn comes from,” said my 4-year-old daughter as she stared up at the enormous stalks growing at Leaping Deer Adventure farm I’m … Continue reading

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SixThirtyNine Casual Fine Dining

Even more foodies from Chicago, Detroit, and Toronto will be driving down Peel Street in Woodstock to dine at SixThirtyNine as they are the latest Ontario restaurant to receive FeastON accreditation. Chef Eric Boyar along with his mother Pauline Bucek … Continue reading

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2013 Drumbo Fair – Success for the Community

Have you heard the phrase “good things come in small packages”? You could apply this phrase to the community of Drumbo and this year’s Fall Fair. The theme was “Udderly Amazing” and it truly was! Even the rain could not … Continue reading

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Touring the Norwich & District Museum and Archives

On a sunny afternoon I was fortunate enough to visit not one but two very interesting places in Norwich Ontario. The first was the Norwich Museum and the other their Archives, each very different but equally an interesting establishment. The … Continue reading

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Ingersoll Cheese & Agricultural Museum – Guest Blogger, Oxford Fresh – Pamela Stadden

Don’t forget to include the Museum on your tour this year for Open Doors Oxford on September 21, 2013!!!! The Ingersoll Cheese and Agricultural Museum It’s an unassuming building; all of them are really. The Old cheese plant looks like … Continue reading

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Ross Butler Studio, Woodstock, Ontario

Do you have a love of farm animals, especially cows? Do you love original art and sculpture? Do you appreciate all the time and effort that goes into a painting or sculpture then have I got a place for you! … Continue reading

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