Celebrating Agriculture and Agri-Tourism in Georgina
The Town of Georgina has over 100 farms covering over 20,000 acres of farmland. In 2016, York Region released a report highlighting agricultural facts. In it, 20 per cent of farms in York Region reported selling directly to consumers, most of them selling unprocessed agricultural produce, mainly through farm gate sales, stands and kiosks. Below, you'll find a list of farms that sell direct to consumers in Georgina.
Georgina Farm Tour
The Town of Georgina hosted their first Field to Table event in August 2018. Farmers in the area opened their doors to the public; providing tours, samples and showcasing what they have to offer. The self-guided tour through Georgina's landscape was a great success with approximately 1,200 visitors overall at seven locations. Field to Table will be back again on Aug. 17, 2019 with eight locations.
Where are the farms in Georgina and where can I purchase local produce?
Georgina is excited to announce that the York Farm Fresh 2019 Guide Map is now available. The Town of Georgina has once again partnered with neighboring municipalities, York Region and The York Farm Fresh Association in the production and distribution of the Farm Fresh promotional map.
This map lists local farms, farmers' markets and food and fair events. Its purpose is to serve as a guide to uncover local farm fresh products within York Region. Maps are available at member farms, farmers' markets and municipal offices.
The Georgina Farmers’ Market features more than 30 vendors offering a wide range of local products including produce, meats, baked goods and crafts.
Market ambassadors Natalia Zammitti and Donna Callfas believe that working together and supporting local businessess is crucial in building a strong, vibrant community, and that the Farmers’ Market will undoubtedly double as an amazing outlet to gather, learn and connect regularly.