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03 Oct / 2017

Fall has come around again and we are preparing for Thanksgiving and Halloween. After a particularly wet summer the pumpkins are extra large and heavy. Conversely, because of the extreme heat early this fall our local turkey grower has warned us that the fresh turkeys won’t be as big this Thanksgiving.

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Despite the cool wet weather the Ontario strawberry season has begun. It usually means more local produce starts to roll in so we can look forward to fresh summer salads lakeside.

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17 May / 2017
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Silver Stream Farms market in Port Sandfield is open again for the 2017 cottage season. With the Victoria Day long weekend coming up, it looks like the weather is finally improving.

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27 Sep / 2016
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To be honest, we believe Fall has arrived in other places as well. This is the time of year that we see a lot of day or weekend tourists coming to Muskoka to take pictures of the fabulous Fall colors in the landscapes. Our porch at the Market always seems to attract a few photographs as well!
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17 May / 2016
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All the forecasts for the Victoria Day long weekend look positive. Hopefully this cold weather is finally over and we can kick off summer in a big way.

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22 Mar / 2016
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We’ve enjoyed an incredibly mild winter all across Ontario and as a result there is very little ice on the big lakes. Depending on how our Spring weather unfolds in Muskoka, we could get the Port Sandfield Market open for 2016 by April 28th.

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07 Oct / 2015

After a wet and cool June start, the cottage season was looking like a repeat of the past few years. Thankfully July, August and September enjoyed warmer and sunnier weather than we’ve had for some time and we all had a memorable summer. Fall is here and after Thanksgiving it’s time to start preparing for winter.

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26 May / 2015

Summer has arrived in Muskoka, bypassing Spring altogether. Silver Stream Farms market is open again for the 2015 season. Early warm weather has accelerated the growing season and we have the fresh Ontario asparagus in our produce room now. Rhubarb is ready and it won’t be long before Ontario strawberries are being picked.

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01 Oct / 2014

The summer that never was is over and Fall wasted no time in arriving in full force. We have been harvesting our giant pumpkins since the first week of September for the market in Port Sandfield and bringing up the best of Ontario’ Fall fruits and vegetables. The leaf colours here in Muskoka are spectacular and a weekend at the cottage is a must this time of year.

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12 Jun / 2014

After a late winter and short spring, Ontario field-grown fruits and vegetables are beginning to reach the local markets. Asparagus leads the charge every summer and this year the quality and taste has been exceptional. There is still time to enjoy but the season always ends too soon.
Fresh Ontario strawberries are in our Port Sandfield Market now! Warm weather has made the berries extra sweet.

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