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“Gardening!”
Review of Holland Marsh

Holland Marsh
Reviewed 4 June 2013

The lake bottom is now one of the most productive areas of farmland in the province. 'Muck farming' at the Marsh produces thousands of tons of fresh vegetables for communities in southern Ontario. Don't just drive by on the 400!

Thank Brien H
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Reviewed 4 January 2013

Ever since I can remember, the rich black soil of Holland Marsh has provided fresh produce for the people of Southern Ontario. This flat plain, that is the result of glacial activity thousands of years ago, is a veritable vegetable basket, and local farmers make their goods available at small stalls or markets along the roads of the marsh. I typically go to the ones on Highway 9 because they're convenient when travelling between Orangeville and Newmarket. In the autumn, they sell fresh, delicious apple cider and baskets of crisp apples that make the most incredible pies and cakes. There's some interesting construction along the marsh right now as they move the river. I would imagine they're doing this for safety. For over 60 years, drivers have been running their cars into that river on their way home from the bar!

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Reviewed 22 October 2012

love getting fresh products either on our way to the south...or coming b ack north....always have great selection

Thank Gaëtane T
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Reviewed 14 April 2012

As a kid, my parents used to drive through the Holland Marsh on our way home from visiting family. I used to love driving through the Holland Marsh, because the smell of fresh vegetables would fill the air, and I could watch the workers in the fields. Although we never stopped there for anything, I have very fond memories of the Holland Marsh because it was so different

Thank ptboNoms
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Reviewed 28 February 2011

Popular area for casual fishing and snowmobiling. Access to lake Simcoe. From Wikipedia "The Holland Marsh is a wetland and agricultural area 50 kilometres (31 mi) north of Toronto, Ontario. It lies entirely within the valley of the Holland River, stretching from the northern edge of the Oak Ridges Moraine near Schomberg to the river mouth at Cook's Bay, Lake Simcoe. In its entirety it comprises about 20,000 acres (81 km2) or 8,000 hectares. "

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