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Join Jennifer Pike of Simplicity Yoga & Fitness Therapy Studio for Simply Juice It! an interactive and delicious informational workshop on the benefits of juicing Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at Hockley Valley Resort. #WellnessinHeadwaters

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14 hours ago

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Just a touch of fall has coloured the resort! We are lovin' the crisp weather and the start of the fall's beauty... ... See MoreSee Less

1 day ago

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Another beautiful shot of one of our weddings on site! Thanks for posting,Oink & Coo Photography! ... See MoreSee Less

At Hockley Valley Resort.

5 days ago

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Thank you for your guesses! This enormous squash weighs a whopping 39.8 lbs!! ... See MoreSee Less

5 days ago

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Treat your toesies! Book a pedicure for tomorrow and receive your mini nail polish to take home - book now, spots are going fast! ... See MoreSee Less

6 days ago

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We are growing some HUGE squash in our garden! Can you guess what this one weighs? ... See MoreSee Less

6 days ago

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Check out our sales and marketing staff at our recent team building event... Don't forget to appreciate your team! ... See MoreSee Less

6 days ago

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A beautiful shot outside our front doors! Thanks Kuczakfoto! ... See MoreSee Less

1 week ago

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It doesn't bother us that it's a little overcast, what a beauty day for the patio! Who's in? ... See MoreSee Less

1 week ago

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Did you miss seeing us at the National Bridal Show last weekend? Not to worry, we'll be at a few more shows coming up - stay tuned for details! ... See MoreSee Less

1 week ago

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We still have a couple of spots available - they're going fast though! Looking forward to this event... ... See MoreSee Less

Join Jennifer Pike of Simplicity Yoga & Fitness Therapy Studio for Simply Juice It! an interactive and delicious informational workshop on the benefits of juicing Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at Hockley Valley Resort. #WellnessinHeadwaters

1 week ago

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Spa Special Tomorrow: First 25 Gets 25! Be one of the first people to book a spa appointment and we will give you $25.00 off and 60 minute service. Don't miss out! ... See MoreSee Less

1 week ago

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Speaking of fun things to do this weekend... Pizza in the Garden is still on (for a little bit longer)! Visit us from 11-3 on Saturday and Sunday. Delicious pizza and great weekend fun... See? ... See MoreSee Less

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We're at the National Bridal Show starting today (booth #649).Come and meet our Wedding Sales Manager, Christine Lawson! ... See MoreSee Less

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Coffee: Some of the Percs!

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If you enjoy a good cup o’ joe (or 2), we have great news! According to the Mayo Clinic, java may not just be for caffeine junkies anymore. Still a popular pick-me-up, it now seems that indulging in moderation can be good for your health. Here are some of the benefits that coffee may bring:

- protection against Parkinson’s disease, type 2 diabetes and

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Rosemary: 5 Things You Need to Know

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Rosemary is an herb with some surprising health benefits! Here is a list of 5 facts you might not already know about this tasty herb:*

1. It’s a great source of Vitamins A, B-complex and C, iron, calcium and fibre as well potassium, however, rosemary taken in large doses by pregnant women can be harmful.

2. With only 131 calories per 100g, a

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Chilled Garden Pea Soup

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Looking for a great summer soup recipe?  Try ours!

Ingredients:

12 oz. fresh shucked garden peas
2 cups fresh garden spinach
1/3 cup fresh chopped garden mint
1/4 cup fresh garden basil leaves
1 small red chili pepper, seeded & minced
A pinch of smoked paprika
4 fl. oz. 35% cream
Extra Virgin Olive Oil – as needed
1 cup minced garden spring white onion
1 clove garden garlic, whole & smashed
Salt and pepper – to taste
4 ½ cups vegetable stock

Method:

Coat the bottom of a heavy bottomed sauce pot with olive oil. Add gar

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Eat Fresh!

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Summer’s coming, and farmers’ markets are opening up throughout Ontario!  Here’s why it’s important to eat local produce.

Less travel = fresher, tastier produce. Shorter travel times usually mean less pesticides

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Organic Gardening: Fruits and Veggies 101

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If you’ve decided to give organic gardening a go this year, start off by planting some sure-fire, low maintenance picks… Here’s a list of just some of the many easy crops you can pick and some hints for a successful start:

Beans: A great choice because they are tasty fresh or frozen, and there so are many varieties available. Do some research, though, because you may require a trellis…

Blackberries: They can grow almost anywhere you have the space and they are very low maintenance. When picking, beware of the thorns, wear thick gloves or try a thornless variety.

Carrots: They are easy to plant from seed, and you know they are ready to pick when the tops are visible above the soil. They tend

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Mother’s Day Brunch? Try this recipe!

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Are you hosting brunch this Mother’s Day?  Why not try something a little different? Check out this recipe from John-Paul Adamo, our President and Chef:

Zucchini Frittelle (Serves 8-10)

 Ingredients:

4 organic free run eggs
1 ½ cups all-purpose flour (more as needed)
2 fl. oz. milk (more as needed)
Salt and pepper to taste
¼ cup – grated parmegiano cheese or as desired
2 tbs. & 1 tsp. baking powder
½ bunch chopped chives
1 small/med zucchini, grated
1 onion, minced
1 clove garlic, minced
White wine – as needed
Fryer or pot of Canola oil for frying at 350˚F

Fresh chopped mint can be added to this batter instead of chives, a wonde

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Organic Gardening: Keeping Pests Out!

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We know organic gardening brings fresh, pesticide-free produce and a healthier diet, but how do you save your bounty from hungry local wildlife? Here is a list of some of the more common garden pests and some time-tested tricks to help keep them out of your garden:

Insects: Got aphids? Consider attracting their predator, the lady bug (typically drawn to Queen Anne’s Lace, dill and fennel) who will eat up all tho

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Give Mom What She Wants

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It’s almost Mother’s Day, and if you’re like most of us, you’re wondering ‘what can I give the woman who has everything?’ The truth is, most moms want the exact same thing: time with the ones they love. Why not spend your day with us? Here are just a few of the things we have to offer for a fabulous day with your favourite lady:

Foodie Fun: Treat your mom to brunch with a delicious a

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Quick and Easy Side Dish: Roasted Shallot & Truffle Vinaigrette

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Roasted Shallot & Truffle Vinaigrette

Looking for a quick and easy side dish recipe? Try this fresh idea from John-Paul Adamo, our President and Chef – it’s great on asparagus, green beans, or even on a warm potato salad…. You can also add tomatoes and sliced almonds, like we did!

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