There is nothing better than cozying up with a warm beverage on a chilly day. Plus, as the days get shorter and the busy holiday season approaches, caffeine is usually appreciated! Here are some great local gems in town that will put a warm beverage in your hand and a smile on your face.
The Wild Stand General StoreLocated in Collingwood, Ontario, the Wild Stand General Store focuses on being as local as possible, environmentally-conscious, and most of all – great tasting! Try their direct trade coffee from Brazil roasted by Eh! Coffee Roasters in Toronto. While you are there, check out their delicious selection of vegan baked goods that will pair nicely with your beverage.
Blue Mountain Tea CompanySituated in downtown Collingwood, this shop specializes in a wide array of loose leaf teas – from green, black, herbal, seasonal and wellness blends. Order a hot or iced tea to go and sample one of the many flavours they have to offer. Found a new favourite blend? You can buy a container of it to brew at home! If you have any tea-related questions, the staff at Blue Mountain Tea Company are a wealth of knowledge!
Ravenna Country MarketIf you have time, sit for a while and enjoy a fresh, steamy cup of Joe in this quaint country market. The perfect addition is one of their famous butter tarts, soup, or piece of pie for the ultimate comfort foods! If you’re even hungrier, have a nice sit down breakfast or lunch too.
Rocky Shores Health and WellnessIf you enjoy living a healthy lifestyle, check out this unique shop that offers vegan, organic and fair-trade drinks and treats. Some of the drinks they serve are: Blue Mountain Tea Co. blends, Bulletproof Coffee, Golden Milk Lattes, Mushroom Boosters, Wild Tea Shots and more. Make sure to try some of their yummy treats as well!
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