Georgina Field to Table Event

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Town Event
Aug 18, 2018 - 10:00am to 03:00pm

Georgina’s Field to Table Event

Join the Town of Georgina on August 18th in celebrating 200 years of agriculture by visiting some of our biggest and most diverse farms! The day will consist of self-guided tours to the participating farms between the hours of 10:00am and 3:00pm where visitors can enjoy tours, samples and educational experiences at each location. The day will present residents and tourists interested in Georgina’s rich agricultural history with a unique opportunity to learn more about the food we consume each and every day… from the fields, all the way to our dinner tables. Tours will be running every hour starting at 10:00am and ending at 2:00pm at each location. Participating farms and featured activities include:

Cloverhill Flowers

Cloverhill Flowers, founded in early 2016, is a small speciality cut flower farm in Georgina that uses chemical-free, sustainable farming methods.

  • Flower Garden Tour
  • Educational Workshops
  • Edible Flower Samples
  • Flower Sale

Clearwater Farm

ClearWater demonstrates how growing healthy food is also good for the surrounding land, water, local economy and community fabric. The farm also showcases water-wise and nature-friendly practices and technologies to help others discover eco-friendly choices.

  • Seasonal Produce Samples
  • Walking Tour of the Farm
  • Kids Activities
  • Sustainable Farming Practices Workshop

Elmgrove Organic Collective

Cultivating Opportunities

·         Address: 535 Catering Road, Sutton West, Ontario 

·         E-mail: a.zalucky@gmail.com

Cultivating Opportunities is a small-scale, organic farming operation located on Elmgrove Farm. The goal of Cultivating Opportunities is high-quality, nutritionally-dense vegetables. grown using sustainable and soil-enhancing practices.

The Cutting Veg

·         Address: 535 Catering Road, Sutton West, Ontario 

·         Facebook: www.facebook.com/thecuttingveg

·         Phone Number: 647-388-7444

·         E-mail: daniel@thecuttingveg.com

The Cutting Veg aims to encourage lifestyles that are healthy for families and the planet by running the Global Garlic Project, by growing local organic produce for box-program providers, and by providing opportunities for community members to learn about organic farming through volunteering.

Elmgrove Farm

·         Address: 535 Catering Road, Sutton West, Ontario 

·         Phone Number: 905-722-9582

Owned by the Pape family, Elmgrove grows a large variety of seasonal vegetables and offers fresh eggs from free range chickens year round.

Frall Foods

·         Address: 535 Catering Road, Sutton West, Ontario

·         Facebook: www.facebook.com/frallfoods

·         Phone Number: 647-973-2501

·         E-mail: paolo@frallfoods.com

The mission of Frall Foods is to distribute locally grown Ontario produce to families and individuals around the GTA, while supporting our local farmers and offering excellent customer service

  • Farm Tours & Workshops
  • Farmers’ Market
  • Livestock Display
  • Bee Colonies

Homestead Orchards

Visit one of Georgina’s longest operating pick-your-own produce farms with a family friendly environment and a fresh bakery on site. 

  • Free Wagon Tours
  • Fresh Produce Samples
  • Kids Play Area
  • Tasty Baked Goods

Holtrop Farm

Owned by the Holtrop family, the farm offers fresh corn, tomatoes, pumpkins and squash and is open from August to mid-November.

  • Tractor and Farm Machinery Display
  • Fresh Produce Sale
  • Corn and Tomato Workshops

Hiveshare

The Hiveshare program was created for people to enjoy unique, local, unpasteurized, artisanal honey from the nectar of the vast variety of plant life in the gardens, fields and wildflowers found here in our area

  • Live Bee Colony
  • Fresh Honey Samples
  • Honey Products Sales
  • Pollinator Workshops

Hutchings Farm

Located in Pefferlaw, Hutchings Farm offers a variety of products such as eggs, chicken, turkey, lamb and seasonal vegetables. You can also learn to make salad jars and take yoga:

  • Sheep in Pasture
  • Fresh Seasonal Produce Samples
  • Farm Gate Sale
  • Tours and Workshops 

Victorian Farm

  • Address: 25277 Valleyview Drive, Sutton
  • Phone Number: (905)-955-1614

Victorian farm takes pride in old fashioned farming. Purchase free range chicken eggs year round at their farm gate sale. 

  • Ponies and Horses
  • Old Fashioned Farming Workshops
  • Farm Gate Sale & Farmhand Sales

If you would like to find out more, please contact David Townshend at dtownshend@georgina.ca

 

Name: 

David Townshend

Phone: 

(905)-476-4301 ext. 2298

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