Episode 6: Creemore to Caledon

Make 5 stops along the way from Creemore to Caledon, picking up local ingredients, exploring hidden gems and ending with a gorgeous Food & Drink–style feast.

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Discover the 5 Stops

Photography by Joe Panetta

Creemore to Caledon - Discover the 5 Stops
1. Creemore 100 Mile Store

1. Creemore 100 Mile Store

The name says it all! Discover locally grown produce and an assortment of regional specialties — from maple syrup to fresh milk, plus meats and fish.

2. K2 Milling

2. K2 Milling

Did you know we have an artisanal flour mill in our own Ontario backyard? K2 Milling prepares classic whole wheat and cake-and-pastry flours, interesting high-protein varieties such as hemp and chickpea, plus fruit and vegetable flours, including blueberry, grape and kale.

3. Sheldon Creek Dairy

3. Sheldon Creek Dairy

Sheldon Creek Dairy’s cows are Holsteins, a breed known for producing A2 milk (touted for its purported health benefits). The farm’s deliciously fresh-tasting whole dairy comes with the cream on the top. Also, try their other delicacies, like kefir, labneh and ghee.

4. Beattie’s Distillers

4. Beattie’s Distillers

These fifth-generation potato farmers grow spuds and use them to produce a tasty vodka that is as farm-to-table as they come. Try their vodka, gin and poitoin (Irish-style moonshine).

5. Spirit Tree Estate Cidery

5. Spirit Tree Estate Cidery

Arrive at Spirit Tree to find a cidery, bistro, bakery and general farm store — all surrounded by apple orchards. Their food-friendly draught cider paired beautifully with the dishes in this episode.

Discover further Caledon and Creemore gems — from beers to wines — worth exploring.

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Products Featured in This Episode

Beattie’s Distillers Farm-Crafted Potato Vodka

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Beattie's Farm Crafted Potato Gin

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Spirit Tree Estate Cidery Draught Cider

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THE FEAST

Our host, Devan, and guest Suresh Doss (a food, drink and travel writer) prepare a cozy supper at Spirit Tree Estate Cidery using the bounty they picked up on their 5 Stops journey. Recreate your own version of the meal by using these Food &  Drink recipes to guide you.

Honeyed Apple Cider Delight

Get inspired by the episode and mix up a cocktail using vodka, crisp cider and a swirl of honey.

Peach & Concord Grape Focaccia

As in the episode, top focaccia with interesting ingredients like Concord grapes, preserved peaches and fresh mozzarella.

Leek Chimichurri Drizzled Over Fire-Grilled Steaks with Seared Maitake Mushrooms

Cook like Devan and boost a classic chimichurri sauce by stirring in grilled and chopped baby-thin leeks. Spoon it over grilled steaks served alongside maitake mushrooms (also called hen of the woods).

Maple-Glazed Squash and Grilled Corn

Maple-Glazed Squash and Grilled Corn

Go simple with the sides by serving this meal with maple-syrup-glazed roasted squash and grilled corn sprinkled with fresh herbs. No recipes needed!

Crumble-Stuffed Baked Whole Apples

Top baked stuffed apples with chopped preserved peaches and a drizzle of cream.

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