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Hot Brantford Bevvies

Hot Brantford Bevvies

Winter and hot drinks go together like peanut butter and jelly…you can’t deny it! With the holidays behind us and two more months of winter ahead we’ve rounded up the local spots to get your warm beverage. We hope it keeps you toasty all winter. If you’re looking to start 2021 with sugar free options there are many places in Brantford that have made tea their specialty. Check out Steve’s Tea Co. where you’ll find yourself faced with a whole wall of loose lea...
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A Brief History of Candy Apples

A Brief History of Candy Apples

Wondering how candy apples, one of this season’s quintessential treats, came to be and where to find the best ones locally? Other than pumpkin pie perhaps, nothing else welcomes the taste buds to the autumn season quite like the tangy sweet crunch of a shiny red candy apple. The very first candied apples were created in 1908 in Newark, New Jersey by a candy maker who never intended them to be eaten. It was the Christmas season when candy maker William Kolb came up with an idea to add some...
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Fall Fun at Brantwood Farms

Fall Fun at Brantwood Farms

The dog days of summer are over, kids are going back to school, and the crisp fall air is greeting us every morning and gradually sticking around longer each day. That might be a depressing thought for some, and a welcome thought for others. Wherever you stand on cold weather, you can’t deny the beauty and fun that is fall with the changing leaves and all things pumpkin! In Brantford, there’s no better place to welcome the fall season than at Brantwood Farms. Brantwood Farms is a fa...
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Pick Your Own Strawberries

Pick Your Own Strawberries

Summer couldn’t come at a better time! Nature is in full bloom and along with excitement buzzing over the ability to see family and friends again (in limited numbers), there are a multitude of outdoor activities to enjoy for your next family outing. June is the beginning of strawberry season. The lower prices in stores are a bonus, but why not pick your own this year? A safe activity to invite friends or grandparents to, berry picking is also certain to tire out your little munchkins and ...
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Enjoy local flavours with a backyard picnic

Enjoy local flavours with a backyard picnic

The sun is shining, the air is fresh, the flowers are in bloom…it’s picnic time! The best part about planning a picnic is the food of course!  You can let your creativity shine and it can be enjoyed in the comfort of your own backyard, porch or balcony. Throw out your favourite comfy blanket, grab you finest (paper) china, and make memories with the kids or an at-home date night with your sweetheart. What will be in your picnic basket? We want to help you with some tasty recip...
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Farm Fresh Food

Farm Fresh Food

Now more than ever, staying close to home is the smart and safe thing to do. While many of us are looking for familiarity in these times of uncertainty, embracing new practices opens up a world of possibility. On an individual basis, taking on a simple, new adventure can be a breath of fresh air. For local businesses, your adventure to their doorstep can make a world of a difference. We all go grocery shopping. Why not take an adventure to a local farm fresh store and #supportlocal families and...
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Egg-cellent Easter Activities

Egg-cellent Easter Activities

Easter will be here on Sunday, April 12, 2020 and to celebrate Brantford has a few different Easter activities to kick off your holiday festivities. Mark your calendars, grab a basket and hop on over to Brantford on Easter weekend and choose from three fantastic egg hunts offered in the City. Or better yet – do them all!  Easter Egg-Stravaganza Brantwood Farms, 251 Powerline Rd., Brantford Friday, April 10 – Sunday, April 12, 2020 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (with timed entry ev...
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