All our farmers are excited to meet you and as such have planned a special day to enthrall you, excite you and of course educate you on their wonderful world.
What to expect on August 18 2018
15 Orkney Rd, COPETOWN, ON
Lotsa Hostas is true to its name with over 500 varieties in the display gardens. Amble through the gardens, also displaying many rare and unique conifers and trees along with perennial material.
SIMPLER THYME ORGANIC FARM
1749 HWY 6 N, HAMILTON, ON
The ducklings hatched in July are now walking the common space. They will be swimming in their own pool on Saturday. They are sooo soft.
We have over 20 varieties of garlic on display at this time. We will have garlic braiding demonstrations and variety packs of garlic with 12 individually labeled bulbs.
Our market will be set up with all the produce grown on our farm. Lavender sleep pillows are available, made from our own herbs. We also have maple syrup for sale. Our flowers are at their peak right now. If you are around in the afternoon, we will pack 20 stems so they can look good on your table when you get home!
Take a self-guided tour with a map of the farm
Bring a lunch and have a picnic; we have lots of shaded space.
21 Orkney Rd, COPETOWN, ON
Stop by Jerry’s Berries for a guided tour through our large raspberry patch where you will learn about prima canes versus flora canes and how these wild brambles become a well disciplined upright patch
to make picking much easier for you.
Raspberry sundaes are available for purchase, you can also sample our farm fresh homemade jams. We look forward to welcoming you to our patch.
HEART’S CONTENT ORGANIC FARM
27 RONALD RD (Off Jerseyville Rd) BRANTFORD
Hearts Content farm is exactly what it sounds like, a place where your heart’s content!
Our 57-acre organic farm is in a beautiful setting, right on the Trans-Canada rail trail running from Brantford to Dundas. Come and explore our beautifully diverse, certified organic farm. For a family friendly event please come and join our photo scavenger hunt to learn all about our various heirloom vegetables, herbs, chickens, and electric tractor!
While you’re here don’t forget to ask our resident experts about;
- Naturopathic medicine
- Environmental health
- Farmland protection
- Creating a welcoming and inclusive rural community
- Wildcrafting (gathering herbs and plants from the wild)
- Eco-tourism and farm-stay opportunities
- Online farmstand
For more information about our farm and what we grow please check out our website at www.heartscontentfarm.wixsite.com/heartscontent and visit us at the Paris Farmers Market located at the Winsey Mills, Saturdays from 9 to 5.
2572 Jerseyville road west
Chickabee farm is a small (0.9 acre) deep organic farm producing an
abundance of fruit, and produce while demonstrating green technologies and a
sustainable future food system.
Join us on the crawl to explore the food forest, plant propagation areas,
backyard chickens, bee hives and intensive growing systems.
782 hwy #52,
Hands on soil making demonstration. Make your own seedling mix easily. A ManoRun grower will lead you through what ingredients to use to make seedling mix and how to prepare seedlings. A good activity for the whole family.
Seasonal food samples
Ridge Road Estate Winery
This year for farm crawl we will be serving a complimentary “flight and bite” (3 samples of estate grown wine paired with 3 small bites) This is a good opportunity for visitors to taste what vinifera wine grapes taste like that are grown in the rocky limestone of the Niagara Escarpment. (juice and cookies for kids) We will also have our historical 1875 family property presentation on display.
Weir’s lane Lavender Farm and Apiary
A Farm & Farm Store Located in West Flamborough (Dundas), just west of Toronto. Lavender blooms seasonally but the farm. store is open year round. Enjoy products made with care using natural formulations and the best essential oil. Manufacturing is done onsite.
WEST AVENUE CIDER HOUSE
During Farm Crawl West Avenue Cider will be offering a complimentary Cider tasting along with a guided tour of the Orchard and the Barrel Cellar. Top it all off with a visit to the retail store and bakery, or bring a picnic and enjoy the afternoon sun in the meadow.
Please feel free to print our map or use our interactive map below