• 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…

  • 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 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…

  • 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…

  • Harvest Apple Sauce

    Tis the season for delicious homemade apple sauce!  DirectionsPeel, core and slice apples into large pot. Fill pot halfway with water.Add cinnamon and vanilla. Bring to a gentle boil for 45min -1hour (until soft). If too thick, add more water. Add…

  • Pecan Pumpkin Muffins

    The leaves are falling, the weather is getting colder and the sun it setting earlier which means Fall is fast approaching! Let’s get into the season with these delicious Pecan Pumpkin Muffins. Ingredients 2.5 cups of flour2 tsp baking soda1 tsp…

  • Oh What Plum!

    Golden Plums are a delicious late summer crop. They are mildly sweet and firm and are full of nutrition. They make the perfect snack, but don’t be afraid to get creative! We’re going to share a few delicious golden plum recipes…

  • Hollys’ Baked Brie

    The next recipe up on our Made From Staff series is a baked brie made by our retail manager Holly. It’s so simple anyone can do it, trust us!  With only a handful of ingredients this recipe can be thrown together…

  • Shannon’s Garlic Buns

    To kick off our new series of Made From Staff Recipes Shannon shares her recipe for Rustic White Garlic Buns! Using our leftover bread dough that was just not quite big enough to be a loaf of Rustic White Bread Shannon…

  • Creamy Strawberry Brie Grilled Cheese

    As strawberry season begins to come to and end we are savouring every last bit of it with this Strawberries and Brie Grilled Cheese. Melty, creamy brie cheese paired with the perfectly sweet strawberry preserves and fresh strawberries. It’s a sweet and…

  • Roasted Garlic New Potatoes

    New Potatoes are arguably the BEST produce ever. They’re tender, creamy and can be cooked so in many ways that will always taste delicious. Today we’re sharing a Roasted Garlic and New Potatoes recipe! This is just one of the many…

  • Our Top 3 Must Try Strawberry Recipes!

    Strawberry season is one of the busiest (and favourite) seasons here on our farm! We grow specifically June Bearing strawberries so our peak season of delicious red juicy Strawberries is June-July.  We are right in the middle of our harvest and if…

  • Garlic Scape Pesto

    Garlic Scapes are the flower bud that grow out of the top of the garlic plant. They are picked to help encourage the growth of the garlic bulb underground.  Scapes are an awesome bonus to an already delicious crop! They have…

  • Chilled Mint Strawberry Soup

    It’s strawberry season! What better way to beat the heat than with this chilled Mint Strawberry Soup? It’s silky and sweet with just the perfect kick of mint.  I know what you’re thinking, cold strawberry soup? Gross. In reality it’s very…

  • March Break Fun at Murphy’s

    Tickets for our first-ever March Break Kids’ Cooking Class are currently on sale. NEW this year! Murphy’s is offering a chance for budding chefs ages 6 to 12 the opportunity to create their own handmade pizza and chocolate chip cookies using…

  • Get Ready for September with JuneBugs

    We all have one…that heaping mountain of Tupperware piling up in our kitchen. Despite the frustration that resides deep in our hearts towards those bulky plastic containers, it’s the only way that many of us have been packing lunches and snacks…