Herma’s News – We long for the Cozy Days of Autumn!

Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse. – Henry Van Dyke

Dear Customers,

We long for the cozy days of Autumn. We miss the cold winds and frosty mornings. Even though we have been experiencing unusually hot days, time does not stand still. The hustle and bustle of holidays are coming and will march into our busy lives one by one. This includes Thanksgiving weekend which is just a week away. Be sure to find all you need at Herma’s – including hostess gifts.

Preparing for Thanksgiving

Turkey for Thanksgivin
Turkey for Thanksgiving
We have everything you need to make entertaining and celebrating with family and friends a wonderful experience.

Let’s make this Thanksgiving magical!

The Village Grocer Turkeys – Why so special?

The Village Grocer Turkeys are exceptional because they are healthy birds – free-range and eating as much healthy grain and corn as they like. The Village Grocer’s farm of choice also uses a gentler de-feathering process that better maintains the flavour of the turkey. We encourage you to order the Village Grocer Turkeys and Capons at Herma’s this Thanksgiving holiday so that you may enjoy Thanksgiving at its best.

Just a reminder…

Ordering Turkeys, Capons and other holiday foods.

Turkeys ($3.99 a lb) – Hams – Capons – Gravy – Cranberry Sauce – Stuffing

Deadline to order – Tuesday, October 3rd
Earliest Pickup – Friday, October 6th at 9 a.m.

La Rocca Cakes must be ordered before noon on Wednesday, October 4th and will be available for pick-up AFTER NOON on Friday, October 6th.

Herma’s will be OPEN Friday (9-6), Saturday (9-5), and Sunday (9-5), CLOSED Thanksgiving Monday.

Call 905-885-9250 or stop by front desk to make orders.

This Weekend at Herma’s…

Port Hope House Tour

Make yourself at home…at Herma’s!

Saturday, September 30th from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., complimentary

A lovely event is to take place in Port Hope on Saturday involving touring old, beautiful homes. While visiting these homes we hope you will come make yourself at home in Herma’s Studio. Cake and coffee will be served.

Savings at Herma’s

limited quantities, while supply lasts…

Global Knives
Global Knives

Global 4 Piece Essential Knife Set WAS $400.00 NOW $289.99
(Includes an 8” Cook Knife, 3” Peeling Knife, 2” Peeler, and 8.5” Shears.)

Global 2 Piece Knife & Sharpener Set WAS $185.00 NOW $149.99
(Includes an 8” Cooks Knife and a Grey Sharpener)

Global 2 Piece Knife Set WAS $225.00 NOW $139.99
(Includes a 6.5” Cook Knife and a 3.5” Paring Knife.)

Swiss Diamond
Swiss Diamond

Swiss Diamond Classic 2 Piece Fry Pan Set WAS $321.00 NOW $259.99
(Includes a 9.5”, 1.5 quart Fry Pan and an 11”, 2 quart Fry Pan.)

Swiss Diamond Classic 3 Piece Set WAS $475.00 NOW $379.99
(Includes an 11”, 2 quart Fry Pan, 11”, 4.3 quart Sauté Pan with an 11” round glass lid.)

The Village Grocer Weekend Special – Starting Thursday

25% off Curry Apple Squash Soup (900 ml, WAS $8.99 NOW $6.75) and Butter Chicken (800 grams, WAS $21.95 NOW $16.50), while supply lasts

Cheese Department

Just because the weather is warm doesn’t mean you can’t get ready for a time when cozy foods are in fashion. Cathy says to, “get your cozy on” this weekend as we will be offering up food tastings of…

Raclette in the Cheese Boutique

Saturday, September 30th from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Lets have a party this Saturday in the Cheese Boutique as we offer samples of delectably yummy Raclette from BOSKA’s Partyclette To Go. For more elaborate raclette-entertaining look for our other raclette machines…

BOSKA’s Partyclette XL (8 plates) – BOSKA’S Raclette Mini (2 plates) – Swissmar’s Matterhorn Raclette (8 plates) – Swissmar’s Swivel Raclette (8 plates)

Swissmar Raclette
Swissmar Raclette

Featured Cheese

St. Niklaus

St. Niklaus raclette is a special raw cow’s milk cheese from Switzerland. It has a very full flavor with a touch of spice. As the weather changes, we love the oozing goodness of melted cheeses. We consider this one to be exceptional.

1608 Charlevoix

1608 Charlevoix is a semi-firm cow’s milk cheese from Quebec that will enhance any cheese plate. Le 1608 uses milk from hardy Canadienne cattle, whose ancestors were brought to Canada from France between 1608 and 1670. This cheese has a full, barny aroma and tastes nutty at the rind with a complex, fruity flavour.



This is an exclusive, prize-winning sheep’s milk blue from the caves of Roquefort in France. It is a popular French cheese, reported to be a favorite of Emperor Charlemagne. The French philosopher Diderot stated that it is the cheese of kings and popes. It is very bluesy – sharp, tangy, and salty – just the way we like it.

Platters for Thanksgiving

Delicious artisan cheese and meats will certainly entertain guests when they are prettily displayed on rustic wooden boards. Also consider adding seasonable fruits, nuts, dips, and pates. Our cheese experts will be happy to share their ideas and suggestions on how to create the perfect platter.

Not just cheese…

Ask to have these sliced to your liking…

Finocchiona Salami – Prosciutto Toscano DOP – Baked Ham from Italy

We hope you will visit us in the coming days as you have fun planning your special Thanksgiving feast.


Meredith Ender

Communication Coordinator

Herma’s Fine Foods & Gifts