Originally known as Koilos, the amazing sculpture by artist Michael Christian has finally found its ‘forever home.’ It has traveled extensively, and has been known by other names along the way, but it finally seems to have discovered the place and name that suit it. Like Frankenstein’s monster, Koilos looks to be composed of a […]
We won! We won!
Over the years, our wines have won lots of medals, but it’s always exciting when it happens! This year, our wines won 6 medals at the 2019 All Canadian Wine Championships – 3 gold, 1 silver and 2 bronze. That’s a pretty great podium result! AND, our Cliff Jump Cranberry Cider was Speaker’s Choice! Want […]
CANCELLED – due to COVID-19. We look forward to celebrating with you in 2021! EASTER WEEKEND 2020!Fri April 10 – Sun April 1210 am – 4 pm Rain or shine, we’re spending three days celebrating maple harvest with ‘big kid’ Easter fun! Highlights: Instagram Scavenger Hunt – an Easter hunt for grown ups! Log Sawing […]
Pond hockey or bog hockey?
Open Dec 27 – March Break (weather permitting!) For current visitor information click the ‘What’s On Now’ button (above) It’s pond hockey on a cranberry bog! And, whatever you call it, it’s fun! We flooded a 1 acre of bed of cranberries and made it into a giant ice surface. We then added boards and […]
Night Skating by Torchlight
Ready to Light the Night? For current visitor information (and COVID changes) click the ‘What’s On Now’ button (above) This winter, try night skating by torchlight. Every Saturday night (weather permitting), we light over 400 torches around our Ice Trail for a magical night of skating under the stars. Add in hot mulled wine and […]
Murphy’s Laws for Cranberry Growers
We often get asked, “What will I see when I visit your farm?” We’re happy to tell you what we plan to do, but what we end up actually doing can be very different. To tweak a famous quote: “No farming plan ever survives first contact with a farm.” Here’s a list of what we’ve […]
New Name, New Logo!
Muskoka Lakes Farm & Winery It all started in 2017. We were trying to put our logos for Johnston’s Cranberry Marsh and Muskoka Lakes Winery together, and they weren’t getting along. We decided it was time to create a new logo with an image that would work for both names. Despite a lot of effort, […]
7 Sizzling Reasons to Visit us this Summer
Last updated: Summer, 2018For current information, click ‘What’s on Now’ (above) There are lots of reasons to visit us – all year round! – but summer has it’s own special appeal. It’s a beautiful season in Muskoka with boating, swimming, evenings with family and friends and time to make new discoveries. Put Muskoka Lakes Farm […]
Top 10 Things to Do This Harvest
Last updated: Fall, 2017For current information, click ‘What’s on Now’ (above) Harvest is our most exciting time of year! With so much to do, we put together a ‘Top 10’ list of reasons why you’ll want to come check out the fun! Cranberries are grown and harvested like no other crop in the world. If […]