Escape. Adventure. Nourishment. When you travel from a city into Small Town Ontario, these are the things you expect to find. But Aysha Tayab found something surprising hiding in the towns of Ormsby and Coe Hill in Hastings County: that familiar, sweet whiff of something so pleasant and vivid from your past that you can almost touch and experience it in the present – nostalgia. Read her story about finding multi-colored taffy from her childhood in the most unexpected of places; visiting a tea room that reminded her of her school days; and drinking a “Coehilliano” in a hidden gem of a shop that, actually, reminded her more of a rustic cabin.
Before Michael Schiedel-Webb came to live full-time in Haliburton, he had never made beer. Not once. Not ever. His first batch came from a really big home-brew kit, located in the living room of his cottage, in the middle of the winter. “It was minus ten, and we had to do some of it outside,” […]