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This section provides a space for us to post the latest news and updates on upcoming events. It also gives you the chance to share your stories and ideas about coffee, or your interaction with the Muskoka Roastery.

We love hearing from you. If you have a story to tell or an idea to share, please contact us.

New Print Advertising

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Our second print execution, Regina Island, broke in magazines in April. We shot the ad on October 12th, 2010 at Regina Island on Lake Muskoka. Most cottagers had already closed up at Thanksgiving and this was the final outing for Wenonah II before being shut down in Gravenhurst for the winter. So, it was quiet. Ross and Jean Purdy graciously agreed to welcome us to their magical little island and allow us access to the cottage which had alre... Continue Reading

Granite Roast

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Hi,I LOVE your coffee!! After a strong recommendation from a friend, I bought a pound of Granite Roast: WOW! It is absolute perfection... just thought I'd tell ya'. Mike, Toronto  Continue Reading

Thanks for Visiting Us at the Cottage Life Show

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Our vocal chords are just now recovering from 3 days exhibiting at the Cottage Life Show in Toronto. It was great meeting so many new people and we thank everyone who stopped by to have a coffee and share some encouraging words. We are tabulating the entrants to the contest which gives you the opportunity to win a Muskoka Roastery Gift Basket including 9 bags of coffee and 2 travel mugs. The contest runs into May so to view the prize details a... Continue Reading

New 10 Year Anniversary Refresh

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We are pretty proud that we have now completed 10 years of roasting coffee in Muskoka. To celebrate, we are introducing new packaging graphics which, for the first time, feature individual designs for each of our signature blends and flavours. The inspiration for the evolution in our brand colours came from Huntsville and Algonquin Park's most famous seasonal resident- Tom Thomson. His 'The Jack Pine' provided the colour direc... Continue Reading

New Print Advertising Breaks

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For the first time, we are using print advertising as we take our story to a wider audience. From February, our Fishing Hut ad started appearing in leading magazines. The ad was shot on January 18th, 2011 on a frozen Lake of Bays during what Environment Canada called a light snowstorm. To us it felt like something more than light; words like heavy, driving and steady come to mind. The hut itself was ‘handcrafted’ by our co-founder and assembl... Continue Reading

Far From Home. But Not Alone.

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They say, when you lose one of your senses, the remaining become more acute. Truer words have never been uttered as I sit here with large Tibetan prayer wheels spinning lazily behind me and an almost medieval scene playing out before me - complete with wandering chickens, stray wild dogs, lumbering yaks and women in long, dresses & aprons and wearing colourful head coverings. In fact, the only luxury in this remote Western Sichuan village... Continue Reading

Visit Us at the Cottage Life Show

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We are looking forward to exhibiting at the Spring Cottage Life Show, taking place at the International Centre in Toronto, March 25-27. To mark the event, we are offering the opportunity to win a Muskoka Roastery Gift Basket including 9 bags of coffee and 2 travel mugs. See the contest and prize details. Continue Reading