Meaford, Ontario

Situated on the southern shore of Georgian Bay, the Municipality of Meaford is a fascinating four-season destination that has it all: great live theatre and concerts, fresh local food, unique shopping, nature at your doorstep, a beautiful harbour and so much more. The quaint and charming historic downtown district features Meaford Hall - a restored 330-seat theatre, concert and cinema venue, unique boutiques, delicious eateries, and services of all kinds.

Set Your Sights on Meaford

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The History of Grandma Lambe’s

In the early 1940’s Mabel Lambe (nee Doran) began selling home-grown apples from her garage on Highway 26 in Meaford, Ontario. With the success of her apple-selling venture, Mabel enlisted the help of her daughter-in-law Grace (nee Almond) to add home-baked apple pies to be sold at the roadside fruit stand. This small entrepreneurial act launched the Grandma Lambe’s we know and love today.

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Crafty Experiences for Holiday Gifts

keep reading One of the challenges each holiday season is coming up with novel gifts for loved ones. For those who seemingly have it all and might not need another Santa sweater or fruit basket, an experience gift might be the perfect fit.

Giving experiences can be fulfilling for gifters and show recipients that the gift was given ample thought.

There are no shortages of experiences to offer. However, people who enjoy arts and crafts may enjoy being on the receiving end of a crafty experience this year.

  • Paint and sip: Paint and sip businesses are thriving, as scores of novice artists produce impressive artwork while sipping a glass of vino. A friend or a family member who aspires to be the next Bob Ross will likely enjoy a paint and sip gift.
  • Farmhouse style crafts: Businesses that teach individuals how to create farmhouse crafts take them through the step-by-step process of turning raw wood boards and shelves into stained and stenciled farmhouse-inspired pieces. With clever sayings like "Home is where our story begins" or "Smith Family, Est. 2019," it's never been easier to create custom pieces in just a few hours.
  • Pottery: Pottery studios can now be found as stand-alone buildings or as franchised establishments in area shopping malls. Recipients can choose among various projects and walk away with a painted and fired treasure that can be displayed for years.

Craft-inspired experience gifts can be customized for people with a wide range of interests