to life by owner Maureen Baufeldt, in a picturesque hamlet
just north of Orangeville, the 2800-square-foot shop has been
attracting connoisseurs of country goods since 1978. Their
neighbouring fine-dining restaurant, Mrs. Mitchell’s, plays its
part in drawing locals and tourists, regularly hosting weddings
and private functions.
During the past 30 years, Granny Taught Us How and
Mrs. Mitchell’s have become local landmarks and destinations for
out-of-towners, pulling people from nearby Barrie, Collingwood
and even Toronto. Popular with bus-tour operators, they
regularly greet day trippers eager to stretch their legs and shop.
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