The 2018 tour was a big success! It is estimated that 1500 people toured the 6 awesome host farms. Almost 3000 pounds of food and $900 was collected for local food banks.
Thank you sponsors!
Thank you volunteers!
Thank you vendors!
Thank you host farms!
Our amazing 2018 farm tour hosts were:
Mark your calendar, the 2019 tour will be held on September 28, 2019.
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For 18 years Dufferin farmers have opened their doors for one day in the fall to show people how farming really happens.
Each year a different section of the county is chosen and the the tour takes visitors to several different farms, making each tour a totally unique experience.
The tour is a self-guided tour and is open to the public. The host farms offer a glimpse of the diversity of agriculture in the area. Our farmers are excited to share their farming knowledge and the day to day operation and challenges of farming. There will be many animals to see, farm-related activities, commodity displays, local produce to purchase. You will end your day with an appreciation for local farming and the commitment of the farm families. Admission is a non-perishable food donation or cash for the Local Food Bank.
Tips for a successful farm tour experience:
You are encouraged to eat local, eat healthy and support farmers.
To Sponsor or Volunteer for the tour, please contact us.