It has been more than two years since butter tart lovers have converged on the Town of Midland to savour thousands of butter tarts and the town is looking forward to welcoming everyone back on June 11.
The first festival was held in June 2013, and
JSGB thanks Amanda Swick and the Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre for letting us know about the guided hikes and canoe and kayak tours available. Photos contributed by Wye Marsh.
The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, the weather is warming. Summer days are fast approaching!
Festivals and events are back in vogue in 2022 and The Town of Midland is gearing up for its largest and sweetest event of the year - Ontario’s Best Butter Tart Festival. Started in 2013, the festival has grown, and in 2019 over 65,000 people
It was about a year ago that I introduced the JSGB readers to a plant based café and market in Victoria Harbour that was serving up some great fare. It also offered a market including refrigerated and frozen take home meals that were ready to
How long has it been since lunch dates were a thing?
Lately, I have been lucky enough to have some lunchtime meetups with friends. Although masking and passport restrictions have lifted, the restaurant industry is still trying to recover and get back to pre-pandemic service. It
Can't make out to Wye Marsh on April 23rd for their Earth Day celebrations? Try these activities to celebrate from home!
Backyard BioBlitz with iNaturalist
Ever wondered what’s in your backyard? Download iNaturalist or Seek on your mobile device and join the Wye Marsh for a BioBlitz
Once upon a time…
……there were “Lyon’s Corner Tea Houses” at practically every street corner in London, England. Those were the years when I worked for the Canadian Branch of the Lyon’s Tea Company who, in true imperial fashion, was trying to get people in all
From Skiing to Sweetwater - there's always something to do at Wye Marsh!
Can you feel the warmth in the air? Well, the relative warmth? So can nature! This is an exciting time of the year as wildlife begins to stir, bloom, and thaw. It's the
I have known about Midland’s best kept secret for a long time now, and I am kicking myself that I had not visited sooner! The fridges are stocked with produce including fresh harvested lettuces and herbs; prepared foods and even baking. All on offer is
Last Friday we were thrilled to be able to attend First Light at Sainte-Marie Among the Hurons. As like so many things our 2020 booking had been cancelled due to Covid.
While I understand that the remaining spots for 2021 are fully booked I do want