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Trip to Bennett’s Apples & Cider Market

Established in 1911 by Charlie Bennett and his wife Maude, Bennett’s Apples & Cider Market has been satisfying cravings for hot apple cider and apple pie for 100 years! I visited Bennett’s, located at 944 Garner Road East, Ancaster, last Wednesday with my … Continue reading

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Ancaster Farmers Market Round Two!

I made my second visit to the Ancaster Farmers Market yesterday, and I felt sympathetic towards the vendors, music performers, volunteers and local shoppers who were braving the frigid winds! Cups of hot apple cider were grasped and sipped for warmth by many, … Continue reading

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Hurry! The Ancaster Farmers Market Closes October 31st

Ancaster residents want fresh fruits and veggies, seasonal and local; they want to converse with the farmers who picked the berries and the bakers who baked the bread; they want products grown in a sustainable environment and a place to gather and … Continue reading

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The first of many posts highlighting Ancaster’s attractions!

How it all began: I am one of Ancaster’s 33,000 residents. I’ve lived in the town for 22 years — leaving no more than 5 months at a time for university and studying/working abroad. I’ve scrapped my knees playing at … Continue reading

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