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Farmfest Host Sites

2023 Farm Sites

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Visiting cows in field.
F1: Organicfest at O'Brienview Organic Farm

Walk in our pastures to get up close with our Belgian Blue/Black Angus and Wagyu beef cattle & calves. Visit with the Heritage Berkshire pigs, chickens, and ducks. See vegetables in the greenhouse and gardens all grown organically on our family farm. Bring a cooler to stock up on our frozen beef, chicken, and fresh vegetables. Plan a delicious lunch as we'll have O'Brienview Farm BBQ hamburgers and sausages on the grill.

Ongoing: Interact with cattle, and see pigs, poultry and organic vegetables. Learn about organic farming. Buy produce, frozen organic meat as well as BBQ hamburgers and sausages.

Location: 688 Country Lane, Cameron; Go north from Highway 35 or south from Glenarm Road onto Country Lane.

Phone: 705-887-3974 Facebook: O'Brienview Organic Farm

boys watching sheep
F2: Sheepfest at Crow Hill Farm

Visit our registered Corriedale Sheep flock, a dual purpose breed for both meat and wool. Collect fresh eggs from our hen house. Watch a wool spinning demonstration, and try your hand at Drop Spindle Spinning in a hands-on experience. Frozen lamb, honey, maple products & eggs for sale from our farm gate stand. Also available for purchase are Corriedale Handspinning Fleeces. Property is accessible.

Ongoing: Sheep in our pastures, wool spinning, educational displays, egg collecting.

Location: 35 Ranchers Road, Cameron. From Highway 121 at Highway 35 go south on Ranchers Road, or from Hwy 35 go east on Long Beach Road, then north on Ranchers Road.

Mobile: 705-928-0554

Girl feeding pig.
F3: Pigfest at Three Forks Farm
Take a walking tour of our farm and see our piglets, laying hens, sheep and pigs socializing out on pasture. Our sows (mama pigs) are especially social and always looking for a snack when they see visitors. Converse with our volunteers and farmers to learn more about our farm/homestead in peak harvest season. You can also wander through our garden and our greenhouse to see the final weeks of fall veggies growing. Lunch available - enjoy a sausage hot off the grill or the delicious creations of local Chef Connie Powers using our farm fresh ingredients. Come prepared with a cooler and take some delicious pasture raised frozen chicken, lamb or pork cuts home with you. We will also have garlic, eggs and select vegetables available for purchase.

Ongoing: Piglets, lambs, pigs, sheep & chickens available for easy viewing. BBQ sausage on a bun and other food for sale.

Location: 345 Colony Road, Bobcaygeon; From Pigeon Lake Road south of Bobcaygeon, take Colony Road west.

Phone: 705-931-5338
Bird's-eye view of maze
F4: Mazefest at McQuaid's Country Market
Come and test your sense of direction in our 9 acre corn maze ($), with directional clues inside the maze that will test your knowledge. Get the answer right and it will send you on the proper path, get the answer wrong and, well, you know what happens. Be sure to visit our market stand which features over 25 varieties of pumpkins, squash, and gourds. You won't want to miss out on our homemade jams, jellies, relishes, and salsas as well as our farm-raised beef, chicken and eggs. Also available in our farm shop will be honey, maple syrup, fudge and fresh cheese curds from other local producers. Learn how a pumpkin grows! Spend some time playing games on the farm. Participate in our selfie scavenger hunt. Lots of photo opportunities.

Ongoing: Selfie scavenger hunt, learn how a pumpkin grows, purchase farm produce from our market stand. Walk through the corn maze for an additional fee.

Location: 346 Peace Road, Omemee; Turn north from Hwy 7 onto Peace Rd at Reaboro. At the four way stop proceed straight through, going east for 3km. The farm will be on the right side. Coming from Omemee, go north on Sturgeon Rd until you get to a four way stop at Peace Rd. Turn left and go west for nearly 3km. The farm will be on the left side.

Phone: 705-341-8910 Facebook: McQuaid's Country Market

Harvesting Carrots
F5: Veggiefest at Lunar Rhythm Garden

Tour the 25 acre Pro-Cert certified organic vegetable farm dedicated to growing 75 variety of vegetables in the field and with high tunnels and greenhouses. Cultivation is powered by our four heavy draft horses. Visit the cows and calves, pigs, miniature horses and chickens. Visitors can see the cold storage, greenhouses and vegetable wash station. Visit the kids petting zoo by donation, to sit with bunnies, groom miniature horses, and lead the goats. Guided tours will be available. Fresh organic produce, meat, honey and apples are available for purchase.

Ongoing: Tours of the vegetable fields and high tunnels, visit animals, petting zoo entry by donation ($), purchase farm fresh produce, honey, apples, and frozen meats.

Location: 253 Gray Road, Janetville. From Highway 7A take Yelverton Road south, then go left/east on Gray Road.

Phone: 905-986-9612

Fluffy wool in textiles mill
F6: Woolfest at Mariposa Woolen Mill

Visit a working wool mill and traditional farm to learn about the process of making wool yarn, and batting for felting. Walk through our mill to see the wool fibres at different stages while learning of local wool history. See sheep and a loveable pig in the front pasture. Our farm market shop features farm-raised meats, fresh produce, baked goods, and goat cheeses as well as our wool products. Take a walk through the pumpkin patch and corn maze for an additional entry fee of $8.50. Pumpkins are sold separately. Kids crafts available. If you're looking for a tasty treat, we'll have a little something for everyone offered from our food truck. Property is accessible.

Ongoing: See wool being processed into yarn, cording, or batting. Kids crafts. Additional cost for access to pumpkin patch activities and corn maze. Animals in pasture, and farm market store. We will have pumpkins available for purchase.

Location: 1275 Hwy 7, Oakwood; Just east of Oakwood.

705-928-5670 or

Kids playing on cart full of pumpkins
F7: Pumpkinfest at Stellmar Farm

See giant pumpkins and visit the craft shed at Stellmar Farm, which features: pumpkins, squash, gourds, fall decorations, flower arrangements, decorative corn, wreaths, fall crafts, gourd art, preserves, honey, and tasty pumpkin bread. Try your luck at guessing the weight of the giant pumpkin to win a gift basket. Perhaps even learn the secret behind growing giant pumpkins! Try out our full line of homemade soaps, body butters, and lotions: many products contain our own beeswax and honey! For an additional fee of $5 per person or $20 per family of 4 or more, take a tour through our haunted corn maze. Try your hand at the games around the farm. And finally bring your appetite for our hot dog lunch special. Washrooms available.

Ongoing: Farmfest participants can guess the weight of a giant pumpkin, walk the corn maze ($), vote for the best monster in the maze, purchase farm products, hot dogs and crafts.

Location: 136 Sandbar Road, Little Britain; From east of Valentia on Elm Tree Road, take Sandbar Road south.

Phone: 705-786-0431

pony riding
F8: Horsefest at Valentia Equestrian Centre

Walking self-guided tour, visit the animals - horses of all sizes, goats, chickens, Mary the alpaca, large and small cows, Arnold the pig, and Herman the turkey. In addition to all the animals, bigger than life-size Marshall from Paw Patrol will be attending. Walk our trails throughout the property. Children's crafts, walk to a Paw Patrol themed tree maze, complete the scavenger hunt to win a prize! We will be providing pony rides at an additional fee of $5. We have designed a lavender labyrinth and invite you to walk through. We will also have a bake table and barbeque for a fee if you're hungry or thirsty. Fresh vegetables will be available for purchase.

Ongoing: Visit horses and other animals, pony rides ($5), children's crafts, walk to a Paw Patrol themed tree maze, complete the scavenger hunt to win a prize!

Location: 188 Valentia Road, Little Britain; From Little Britain Road take Valentia Road south to just north of Valentia.

Phone: 705-786-2226

boy hugging alpaca
F9: Alpacafest at Salem Alpacas
Our farm has something for the whole family to enjoy. There will be guided visits in with the alpacas and you can see the pygmy goats, photo opportunities. Finely crafted finished articles made from the alpaca fibre will be available for sale in the farm store. Property is accessible.

Ongoing: Visits with the Alpacas, watch the goats, farm store open.

Location: 363 Salem Road, Manilla

Phone: 705-786-2023

Farmers' Market Sites

boy holding corn.
M1: Lindsay Farmers' Market

Start your farmfest Weekend at the Farmer's Market in Lindsay. Come celebrate the harvest by enjoying a Saturday morning tradition in downtown Lindsay, bringing you a large array of fresh food products & so much more.

Hours: Saturday, from 7 am - 1 pm
On Victoria Avenue, north of Kent St.
Phone: 705-878-1392


Person buy fresh veggies.
M2: Kinmount Farmers' Market

Come to Kinmount and try our fresh baked pies, breads, cookies, sauces, wood crafts and other favourites. Locally grown farm fresh fruit, vegetables, meat, honey, garlic, pickles and preserves.

Hours: Saturdays, 9 am – 2 pm
Location: Austin Sawmill Heritage Park, Kinmount
Phone: 416-986-7216

vendors at farmers market
M3: Bobcaygeon Farmers' Market
The Bobcaygeon Farmers Market is a 100 km market. That means that everything is grown or produced by the vendor within 100 km. We have a wonderful selection of fruits and vegetables (some organic) in season, honey, award winning cheeses, local chicken, pork and beef, baked goods, smoked meats, craft beer, local photography, leather goods, fishing lures and so much more.

Hours: 8am-1pm
Location: 47 Mansfield St, Bobcaygeon
Phone: 613-473-2296

Bobcaygeon sign.
A1: Kawartha Dairy in Bobcaygeon

Enjoy Kawartha Dairy milk and ice cream made with fresh milk from local dairy farms.

Location: 91 Prince Street, Bobcaygeon
1-877-4KD-MILK (1-877-453-6455)

Girl eating icecream.
A2: Kawartha Dairy in Lindsay

Enjoy Kawartha Dairy milk and ice cream made with fresh milk from local dairy farms.

Location: Lindsay Dairy Barn, 71 Russell Street, Lindsay

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