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Farm-tastic! Explore Farms and Producers in Peterborough & the Kawarthas

aerial view of tractor harvesting a field crop

As the days grow longer, the weather grows warmer, and the landscape grows greener, it’s the perfect time to get outside, support local businesses, and try something new!

Design your own ‘farm-tastic’ springtime tour featuring local farms and producers across Peterborough & the Kawarthas: Walk with alpacas and make new fluffy friends, say hello to baby animals, tour an apiary to learn all about beekeeping, book a guided trail ride, or shop fresh seasonal goods from farmgate stores. One-of-a-kind memories await you right in your own backyard!

Please connect with each business for bookings, to check availability, and for COVID procedures.

Farm Visits & Tours

Alpacas, horses, and bees – oh my!

Book a tour or workshop to meet new animal friends, visit farms, and learn from our local producers:

Millen+Smith Acres

Millen+Smith Acres provides a unique farm experience which allows guests to interact with the farm animals during an alpaca and pig walking tour.

Wanderlight Alpaca Experience

Wanderlight Alpaca Experience connects families and friends with a curious, marvelous animal – the alpaca – he is your companion for a private, guided farm walk.

Harmony Farm Rice Lake

Harmony Farm by beautiful Rice Lake provides Equineimity Equine Assisted Learning programs, working to empower neurological ailment people. They are proud to provide skills development programs that work.

McLean & Buckhorn Berry Farms

The McLean’s philosophy is simple: provide healthy, farm-fresh, delicious produce to local communities. With an emphasis on quality, freshness and friendly customer service, we work tirelessly to ensure that the food we grow is the best it can possibly be. We welcome the public to our farm whenever possible to create connections between you and your food, allowing you to see where and how it is grown.

McLean Berry Farm (store open from mid-June to early October): 2191 16th Line, Lakefield

Buckhorn Berry Farm (store open from late June to mid-August): 3055 Berrie Road, Lakefield

The Pearly Acre

The Pearly Acre is a sanctuary for rescued and adopted Pot Belly pigs. With education as the main focus, you will get to learn about each pig that calls The Pearly Acre home, enter the pen to meet and interact with the pigs, and at the end share your veggies with them!

Hunnabees Honey & Co.

As 3rd generation beekeepers, we specialize in small batch, floral specific honey, and fun creamed and infused options. We have developed a pollinator paradise on our property, with a hive observation deck, a slovenian-style honey house, a pollinator trail and more. One of our main focuses on the farm is creating an experience that enhances the education and awareness of our community through tours, workshops and exciting experiences.

Blossom Hill Nursery

Blossom Hill Nursery specializes in delphiniums and peonies as well as other hardy perennials. Blossom Hill honey bees provide honey, beeswax candles as well as queen bees and nucleus colonies. At this point, Blossom Hill plans to open their garden location to the public later this season by appointment only.

The Mane Intent Inc.

The Mane Intent Inc. invites you on a unique journey of self-discovery and transformation in the peaceful presence of our horse guides. Engage in on-the-ground, horse-based activities (no previous horse experience is required) for a renewed heart, mind, body and spirit.

Harley Farms

Here at Harley Farms it is never a dull moment. Now offering tours for those who would like a further peak into the behind the scenes and to see how happy and healthy the animals are in their natural environments. Take a full walk around the farms, visiting groups of pigs, sheep and cattle. Get a brief overview of what each groups purpose is and see how they live.

Highview Farm

Looking for a fun and memorable activity to do with your family or friends this spring? What better way is there to enjoy the magical winter wonderland in Peterborough & the Kawarthas than experiencing a horse drawn sleigh or wagon ride? Highview Farm also offers horse drawn carriage rides for weddings, anniversaries, birthday parties, group outings or or special occasions.

Stillbrook Riding Stables

Come out in the Spring and see the masses of Trilliums! Our trail rides begin with a brief riding lesson in the arena or outside ring. When everyone is comfortable on their horses, we head out through the trail.

570 Woodside Rd, Keene

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Red Mill Maple Syrup

1232 Deyell Line, Millbrook

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Shop Farmgate Stores

Discover the true meaning of farm to table by shopping local farmgate stores.

Many local producers are now offering delivery and curbside pickup.

Traynor Farms

Multi-generational family farm providing you with clean food from animals which are humanely and ethically raised by us and like-minded local farms. We offer 100% grass-fed beef, as well as grass fed, corn supplemented beef, pasture raised chicken, local pork, lamb, and our own farm-raised veggies. Free tours available in the summer season!

Tipsy Willow Farm

Tipsy Willow Farm offers ethical and healthy products to the local community by applying sustainable practices to traditional farming techniques. Tipsy Willow aims to create products using eco-conscious methods that give back to the environment, while creating profit. The farm strives to create a space that will educate the community on the potential of sustainable farming in today’s society, while connecting people to the farm and their food.

Staples Maple Syrup

Our Sugar bush is located in Cavan Ontario and has approximately 3400 taps, each connected by a pipe line system for fast and clean delivery of raw product. We take great pride in the cleanliness of our equipment to ensure a superior product is consistently produced.

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Crosswind Farm

We are a family run goat farm located in Keene, ON. We produce hand-crafted artisan chevré cheese & other dairy products. We are Non-GMO, 100% Canadian, and we serve to bring fresh quality products from our family to yours.

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Three Roads Farms

Glen’s grandfather started farming poultry in 1925. His parents continued in the poultry business and founded ‘Three Roads Farms’. The family tradition continues with Glen and his wife, Donna, and their three daughters, Rachel, Katrina and Michelle, all of whom are active participants in the Three Roads Farms operation.

Rocky Meadows Lavender

Rocky Meadows Lavender farm began growing lavender in 2016. We lovingly hand-craft fragrant soaps made from lavender essential oil and blends of complimentary oils, scented bath salts, gels & washes, creams, lotion and soothing lip balms, to name a few. While you are at the farm, enjoy a visit with our horses. They are always happy to be fussed over!

‘Market’ On Your Calendar!

Want to discover even more farmers and producers in Peterborough & the Kawarthas?

Add some farmers’ markets to your adventure!

Open 10am to 1pm on the 4th Sunday of each month, from June to October

Lakefield Farmers’ Market

Open 9am to 1pm on Thursdays from May to October

Millbrook Farmers’ Market

Open 10am to 1pm on the 4th Sunday of each month, from June to October

Peterborough Downtown Farmers’ Market

Open 8:30am to 1pm on Wednesdays from May to October

Peterborough Farmers’ Market

Open 7am to 1pm on Saturdays Year-Round

136 Lansdowne St, Peterborough

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Peterborough Regional Farmers’ Market

Open 8am to 1pm on Saturdays Year-Round