Tag Archives: Cheese

10 fun maple-y shopping finds!

March is the month of maple but syrup should not be the only thing on your shopping list! The rich sweetness that our fabulous Canadian maple products are known for has crept its way into all sorts of fun, quirky … 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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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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Olde Bakery Café

One sunny Saturday afternoon I decided to drive the back roads from Woodstock to Ingersoll to visit the always charming Olde Bakery Café for lunch. Nestled in amongst the quaint, historical buildings in the heart of Downtown this treasured gem … Continue reading

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Five Family Fun things to do this long weekend!

Everyone looks forward to the Civic Long Weekend.  There is nothing like the middle of summer except a perfect long weekend. And the perfect weekend can be done, even in Oxford County. Staycationing right now seems popular with a lot of people since pennies … Continue reading

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The Toast

It’s just after work on Friday, and I am assembling a tray of artisan cheeses. As I look down I see Oxford County represented with Five Brothers (Gunn’s Hill), Extra Old Cheddar (Bright Cheese & Butter), Wild Nettle Gouda (Mountainoak … Continue reading

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Shep Ysselstein Wins Canada’s BDC Young Entrepreneur Award

Capturing the prestigious 2014 Business Development Bank of Canada’s BDC Young Entrepreneur Award, Shep Ysselstein, the innovative owner of Gunn’s Hill Artisan Cheese, has added yet another historic page to Oxford County’s illustrious annals of cheesemaking. The affable 31-year-old cheesemaker … Continue reading

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8Scott Gilles – Curator Extraordinaire

What makes a visit to the Ingersoll Cheese and Agricultural Museum special? It could be the magnificent wood carving on display, the interactive displays about the famous people who lived and worked in Ingersoll, or the Cheese making history itself.  … Continue reading

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So much more than Cheese ….. The Ingersoll Cheese & Agricultural Museum

What do you think of when you hear the words Ingersoll Cheese and Agricultural Museum?  Do you think of a bunch of cheese wheels lying around or old farm equipment on display?  Yes, they have those but so much more awaits … 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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