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Maple Acres Farm

March 21, 2022 By Sandra Trainor

The Baxter family have been residents of Iron Bridge ON for several generations.  With the beautiful Mississagi River running through it, Iron Bridge is located in the Municipality of Huron Shores. It is a friendly rural village on Highway 17 East, between Thessalon and Blind River ON. The Baxter’s are entrepreneurs and have grown Maple […]


Organic Farming on St. Joseph Island

September 27, 2019 By Sandra Trainor

Back in 1989 Peter and Kris Stinnisson purchased a little piece of paradise on beautiful St. Joseph Island Ontario.  At that time, they were working and living in Wawa, Ontario and spent their summer vacations on the island.  A few years later, they decided to make the move permanently to their nearly ninety acres of […]


Two Unique Markets, One Rural Municipality

July 9, 2019 By Sandra Trainor

The Municipality of Huron Shores, Ontario is located along a scenic section of the Trans-Canada Highway #17 within the District of Algoma between Sault Ste. Marie and Sudbury, ON. Two farmers’ markets operate within the municipality. One in Iron Bridge, the other in Sowerby. Both are seasonal and are housed in historical surroundings. Both are […]


Delicious House-Made Crafted Ice Cream!

June 24, 2019 By Sandra Trainor

Elliott’s Ice Cream shop is one of the happiest places in downtown Sault Ste. Marie. Just opened in June of 2017, owners Jamie and Tina Elliott wanted to “create a place for people to gather, spend time with their families and friends, put down their cell phones and enjoy a delicious ice cream treat.” The […]


St. Joseph Island Lion’s Club Breakfast

May 23, 2019 By Sandra Trainor

There is a small group of dedicated volunteers on beautiful St. Joseph Island, Ontario, who work behind the scenes to help make the Island and their community, a great place to live, work, play and visit. Since 1972, the St. Joseph Island Lions Club has been the service club that is behind a multitude of […]


Dining on Lake Huron

May 1, 2019 By Sandra Trainor

On the western edge of the quaint little village of Thessalon, Ontario, fronting the expansive and stunning Lake Huron is a business that has become a landmark on the North Shore. A little less than an hour east of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario off Hwy 17, Carolyn Beach Inn & Restaurant was built in the […]


A Must Stop on Lake Superior

August 24, 2018 By Sandra Trainor

Big, beautiful Lake Superior is the backdrop for many residents and businesses of Algoma. So many have grown up around it, played in and on it for generations. Two of those people are Frank and Gail O’Connor. Frank grew up in the hamlet of Gros Cap, just west of Sault Ste. Marie on the shores […]


A Truly Unique Dining Experience

May 18, 2018 By Sandra Trainor

“The stone house la maison de Pierre, as they call it, a large mansion built of stone by a former agent of the Northwest Hudson Bay Company, who lived there with his family, servants, horses and hounds and gave hospitable dinners in those days when it was the fashion for the host to do so…” […]