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Being the Dairy Capital just comes easily

We often get asked “Why is Oxford County the Dairy Capital of Canada?”  Here are a few fun facts explaining why. Over 1 billion served annually (glasses of milk naturally) Oxford County leads Ontario in milk production, producing over 1 … 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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Oxford County Cheese Trail: more cheese, exciting flavours & new experiences

More cheese, exciting flavours, new experiences – the slogan for the re-vamped version of the Oxford County Cheese Trail- says it all. The new and improved Trail, which officially launched in September 2015, delves even further into Oxford County’s rich … Continue reading

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Ingersoll Cheesey Playground on Giver

Rolling in cheese, squishing your way through a whole of brie – the dream of every mouse, right?  That and every child, too. This dream is a reality now in Ingersoll where children’s TV show Giver and local volunteers just … Continue reading

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Bright Cheese and Butter Mfg Co Ltd. wins numerous awards in their 140th year.

How could a wildly popular 140-year-old Oxford County cheddar cheesemaking company add to more than a century of gloriously tasty accomplishments and accolades? Well Bright Cheese and Butter did exactly that and in grand style – by taking home first … Continue reading

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An Afternoon In Oxford County- Blog by OCTA’s Trevor Benson

Oxford County is proud of its rural roots.  Located in the heart of Southwestern Ontario, Oxford is home to several thriving communities–and a whole lot of dairy cows. History buffs revel in the regions rich culture.  Did you know that … Continue reading

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Oxford County’s Cheese Trail ~ Guest Blogger – story & photos by Geoff Dale

It’s an inescapable reality – Oxford County is the Dairy Capital of Canada and boasts some of the most incredible historic facts pertaining to the production of high quality cheese. Most living within the county and many outside the confines … Continue reading

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Guest Blog – One-Tank Trip for Jan 19/13 by Jim Fox

  Shep Ysselstein gives Cheesemaker for a Day classes at Gunn’s Hill Artisan Cheese. By Jim Fox Tasty treats in Toronto, cheesy travels in Oxford, fine theatre in Stratford and Niagara-on-the-Lake, and winter being postponed in Orillia highlight some interesting … Continue reading

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