• Celebrating a community coming together

    Over the past couple months, generous sponsors from across the local Alliston and greater communities have supported families in need through the OPP Nottawasaga’s Shop With A Cop event by decorating hay bales across our Farm. As we come to the…

  • Our biggest Thanksgiving yet!

    Thanksgiving has always been such an important time of year for Murphy’s Farm – and this year, it was our biggest yet!  Across the Farm – from the field team to the bakery, retail to our admin team – our staff…

  • Our top three squash recipes for Fall!

    To celebrate the start of Fall, we’re sharing a few recipes that will get you into the season! It’s hard to pick a top three, but here are three absolutely delicious pumpkin and squash recipes that you can make using crops…

  • We’re the 2021 Reader’s Choice!

    Thanks to your support and votes over the past several months, Murphy’s Farm Market & Bakery has been recognized as the 2021 Alliston Herald Reader’s Choice in FIVE categories. Our entire team across the Market, Bakery and Farm is so grateful…

  • Supporting our Indigenous communities

    Today, Sept. 30, is the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. This is an important moment to acknowledge, remember and honour the lost children and Survivors of residential schools, their families and communities, and to take actionable steps towards reconciliation.…

  • Back-to-school lunch ideas for 2021

    Another school year is nearly upon us, and that means it’s time to start thinking about what to make for lunches! The Murphy’s team has pulled together a few of our favourite healthy and easy-to-follow recipes from across the internet that…

  • Race to 10K Giveaway – And our winners are…

    Thank you to everyone who participated in our Race to 10K Instagram Giveaway – we added nearly 250 new members to the Murphy’s online community in just two weeks! Without further ado, here are our lucky winners… THE BAKER’S DOZEN (13…

  • Our favourite easy-to-follow blueberry recipes

    We may be nearing summer’s end, but our pick-your-own blueberry season will still be around for a few more weeks! That means there’s still plenty of time for you to get your hands on Murphy’s farm fresh blueberries and add them…

  • Knead to Know with Hollis – August 4, 2021

    It’s been a hot minute since I last sat down to write. And by hot minute, I mean cold. The last few weeks with the evenings plummeting to near single digits have been chilly! It’s hard to believe it’s just early…

  • Giving back on Canada Day

    In light of the recent and horrific discoveries around several residential schools across Canada, and as part of our ongoing commitment to support our Indigenous communities, 10% of all Market sales on July 1st (Canada Day) were donated to the Indian…

  • New Product – Wicked Gourmet

    Summer grilling season is here and we’ve got everything you need to make your next barbecue one to remember! Wicked Gourmet is a Canadian-made brand by Barbara and Ellis Burrows that focuses on quality ingredients, exceptional value, great flavour and taste, and they…

  • Knead to Know with Hollis – July 6, 2021

    It’s now the first official week of summer holidays! The week my daughters have been waiting for for months! And today, we’re checking off the first item on our summer bucket list – a trip to Canada’s Wonderland (or ’Alice and…

  • Knead to Know with Hollis – June 22, 2021

    The first thing that we Murphy’s do when planning a party or event is discuss and decide on what the menu will be. It is our first building block and truly the foundation of any get together. What we will be…

  • Knead to Know with Hollis – June 8

    We have THE most exciting news to share with you today! We welcomed the newest addition to the Murphy family this past week and are absolutely overjoyed. Calder and Stephanie welcomed sweet baby boy Eldon Matthew Martin Murphy on June 3rd,…

  • Knead to Know with Hollis – June 1, 2021

    I recently did something I have not done in, well, forever. I brought my daughters to the grocery store. I know, right. Just one of the many everyday things that now feel so foreign. I do love a good late-night online…

  • 2 Fun Snacks to Make at Home

    With all of us stuck at home again we might as well make the best of it so we’re sharing two easy recipes that you can make at home with your kids. Take the much needed break from online learning and…

  • Knead To Know With Hollis- Feb 3rd

    An Embarassing Lost and Found Story Let’s get right to the point. I wear orthotics. There I said it. I wear orthotics. It used to make me feel like an old lady in my New Balance runners with super thick soles.…

  • The Classic Murphy Waffle Recipe

    There’s no better way to celebrate Family Day or breakfast in bed with a loved one on Valentines Day than with the perfect waffle,  and there is no better recipe than this! From Christmas morning brunch all the way to Birthday…

  • Knead To Know With Hollis – January 19th

    Is your 2021 going how you thought it would? While I think I can say for certain that 2020 was collectively a year we all wanted to move through as quickly as possible, it is uncertain (to me at least) as…

  • Murphy’s Rice Pudding

    Delicious rich and creamy Rice Pudding Ingredients 3 1/2 cups of Milk 2 cups of Half and Half 1  cup of Arborio Rice 1/4 tsp of Salt 6 tbsp of Sugar 1 1/4 tsp of Vanilla Bean Paste 1 1/4 tsp…

  • A List Of Murphy’s Items!

    If you’re looking to place an order over the phone here is a small list of some of our items we carry in store! Please note, some items may be sold out so it’s always best to call the market to…

  • Murphy’s Go To Gingerbread House Recipe

    Ingredients   3 cups of all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 3/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon ground ginger 1 tablespoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 1/2 cup unsalted butter, room temperature 3/4 cup loosely packed brown sugar…

  • Knead to Know with Hollis – Dec 8th

    Why I Decorate Early There is a reason why I decorate in early November. It’s because when I get to this point in December when many people are in full decoration mode, I am usually….spent. If I am being honest. As…

  • Knead to Know With Hollis – Dec 1st

    ❄️The First Snow Day❄️ Happy December!  This morning as I lay in bed listening for any signs of my kids waking up, my thoughts turned to the possibility (or truthfully, likelihood) of the school buses being cancelled due to the forecast…

  • Knead To Know With Hollis – Nov 25th

    The ugliest craft show booth I ever set up… You know the term ‘selective hearing’? Like you only hear what you want to hear? The term made famous by husbands everywhere…kidding. Sort of. Well, I feel like I have something I…

  • Murphy’s Molasses Crinkle Cookies

    Get into the Holiday spirit with these Molasses Crinkle Cookies! The mix of cinnamon and ginger makes for the perfect Christmas cookie. 1 cup of sugar3/4 cup shortening1/4 cup of molasses1 egg2 cups of flour1 tbsp baking soda1 tsp cinnamon1 tsp…

  • Knead to Know With Hollis – Nov 18th

    If I were to ask you what you were afraid of, what would you say? Spiders, heights, your children’s safety….all things I would say that I fear as well. Making sure toddlers don’t run towards the road, ensuring they don’t choke…

  • Murphy’s Cheese Sauce

    Ask anyone in our family and they will tell you, everything is better with Cheese Sauce!  Broccoli… cheese sauce.  Pasta… cheese sauce.  Cheese… cheese sauce! Today we are sharing our famous, family cheese sauce recipe!  Whip up this quick and easy…

  • Knead to Know With Hollis – Nov 10th

    It's no secret that I am a fan of Christmas. If you know me even a little, I suspect I have mentioned a time or three that I am Team Christmas all the way. And so without any adieu whatsoever, I…

  • Knead to Know With Hollis- Nov 5th

    Hey Hollis,   I know you have those chores that you dread every week. I mean, probably all of them, but there are some that just urk you more than others. I will do laundry loads and fold them but the…

  • Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

    We are still in the heart of delicious squash recipe season! So we’ve decided to share another recipe created by Mikayla at Groundwork Health and Wellness Ingredients 1 Spaghetti Squash, sliced lengthwise1 Bell Pepper, sliced1 Cup Artichoke Hearts1 Large Carrot, quartered…

  • Murphy’s Funnel Cakes

    Are you in the mood for something sweet, but not feeling overly ambitious? Funnel Cakes are the way to go – trust us! The best part is, we are just using our basic pancake recipe so if you’re tired of Funnel…

  • Knead to Know with Hollis – Oct 16th

    I am a huge fan of Terry O'Reilly and his podcast & CBC Radio Show Under the Influence. It is one of my absolute favourites and I have been known on more than one occasion to sit in my driveway in the car…