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 […]
Iroquois Cranberry Growers
Last updated: September, 2017 Iroquois Cranberry Growers announced that they were shutting down operations this year. They’ve been good friends and business partners over the years, and we will miss them. We’ve heard lots of wild stories and rumours – the Bala Cranberry Festival is closed. We’re closed. They didn’t market well/manage well… Let us […]
5 Things To Do this Spring & Summer!
Last updated: Spring/Summer, 2017For current information, click ‘What’s on Now’ (above) There are many different seasonal activities and programs at Johnston’s Cranberry Marsh & Muskoka Lakes Winery. And, we’re constantly improving and expanding these seasonal offerings so that our visitors have the best experience at the farm & winery. We’ve compiled a list of 5 things […]
2016 White Cranberry Wine is Here!
Last updated: June 14, 2017 Have you tried our White Cranberry Wine? Our white cranberry wine has the most devoted Muskoka Lakes Winery fans and is so popular it sells out every year! This unique wine has a great story, starting with: What are white cranberries? You can read more from a previous blog post on white […]
Spring has Sprung for Cranberries!
Last updated: April 27, 2017For current information, click ‘What’s on Now’ (above) Spring is a busy time of year for the farmer. Since cranberry vines are perennial, spring work begins as soon as the snow starts melting. The first concern is protecting the vines from frost damage. That means re-installing our irrigation system. The challenge is remembering […]
Our Store is Dressed for Winter!
Last updated: December, 2016For current information, click ‘What’s on Now’ (above) Winter brings exciting changes to our store. Hot drinks, cozy fires, skating, snowshoeing & local goodies make it our favourite season. Come find out why! One of the big changes for this season is our new coffee maker. Yes, now you can get a […]
Winter Farm Update – time to make the Ice Trail
Last updated: December, 2016For current information, click ‘What’s on Now’ (above) So what happens on a cranberry farm in winter? Does everyone just pack up and go skiing? Not quite. There’s actually a lot of work to be done to protect the vines through the harsh, winter months. After harvest, the vines turn a deep […]