Must try local fare in Muskoka

August 21st, 2014

Muskoka’s food economy is exciting and vibrant, with a lot of emphasis placed on sustainability and giving back to the community. Recent years have seen the rise of local producers who create quality products that are locally sourced.

There are plenty of famers markets and food fairs to be enjoyed by residents and tourists all year round in the region, and here are just some of the products ...

A Sampling of Organic Farms in Muskoka

August 19th, 2014

Muskoka is justifiably famous for its over 600 beautiful lakes, lush forests, and dramatic rock outcroppings, but it’s becoming well-known as well for the fruit of its land. In fact, one of Muskoka’s goals is to establish food security in the region by promoting the growth and further development of the area’s local farms. This will provide residents and visitors with access to locally-grown ...

Why Cottage Living is the Best

August 14th, 2014

After a stressful week of work, there’s nothing like heading out to the country where you can unwind for the weekend and prepare yourself mentally for the challenges of the coming week. Then there are the summer months, which are definitely best enjoyed outdoors. Canadians have long had a love affair with cottages and the cottage lifestyle – and if you’re still wondering whether you should in ...

What’s Behind the Rising Demand for Muskoka Cottages?

August 8th, 2014

It hasn’t been an easy time for everyone since the global economic slowdown struck in 2008. However, it looks like many of us are moving past that, if the growth in sales of cottages and recreational homes is anything to go by. In fact, the Canadian housing market has continued to grow, with the housing boom becoming particularly evident in major cities such as Toronto, which translates into ...

What to Do in Muskoka, August-September

August 1st, 2014

Summer might be winding down, but that doesn’t mean that all the fun is over. There are still a lot of events lined up in Muskoka, all of which are a perfect way to cap off the season.

Farmers’ Markets
At all the farmers’ markets in the region, you can grab the last of the season’s fresh produce before they’re gone for fall or sample some locally made products, such as preserves, meats, and ...

Ironman is Coming to Muskoka

August 1st, 2014

Muskoka has a proud history of playing host to a variety of triathlon events. Our region once hosted the ITU World Triathlon Championship and is frequently recognized as one of the best locations for triathlons. I’m excited to share with you the news that a full-distance Ironman race is set to happen in Muskoka on August 30, 2015. Athletes are also sure to appreciate the opportunity to train ...

What’s Behind the Rising Demand for Muskoka Cottages?

August 1st, 2014

It hasn’t been an easy time for everyone since the global economic slowdown struck in 2008. However, it looks like many of us are moving past that, if the growth in sales of cottages and recreational homes is anything to go by. In fact, the Canadian housing market has continued to grow, with the housing boom becoming particularly evident in major cities such as Toronto, which translates into ...