Open Farms will let you explore some of our W.E. Heart Local partners – each offering a unique experience. Think farm fresh tastings, behind-the-scenes tours and hands on activities to learn all about what our farmers do to bring you fresh produce!

Join us on Saturday June 10th for a free day of family fun with the following partners and their activities planned:

  • Amherstburg Farmers Market 10am to 1pm: Butterfly Ecosystems – Native plant species you can use to build a sustainable Monarch Habitat.
  • Big Oak Farms 12pm & 2pm: Farm Tours | 11pm to 3pm: Farm animal meet and greet with photo ops. BBQ Angus burgers available for purchase.
  • Dockside Fisheries 1pm to 3pm: Oyster shucking classes.
  • Essex County Federation of Agriculture at The Farm House Market 12pm to 4:30pm: Essex County agriculture trivia game.
  • Maidstone Tree Farm & Garden Centre 10am: The Hole Story: Tree Planting & Planting Care Demonstration | 11am: The Power of Pruning:  how to keep your trees healthy and attractive. | 10am to 2pm: FREE Face Painting for kids 12 and under
  • Oxley Estate Winery 3pm: Vineyard Tour | 12pm to 3pm: Taste wines, dotty (non-alcoholic beverage), paired with delicious popcorn! Children may enter a colouring contest for a chance to win a prize.
  • Raymont’s Berries 1pm & 3pm: Guide Farm Walking Tour. See how berry crops are grown with an opportunity to sample and view farm equipment.
  • The Farm House Market 12pm to 5pm: Tractor photo op, meet and greet with ponies, farm craft.
  • Vivace Estate Winery 12pm & 2pm: Enjoy a winery tour. Passholders receive 20% off tasting flights.

Register for your Open Farms Digital Pass below and get ready to explore!

Plan Your Route Below:


If you haven’t yet, you can also make sure you register for your free W.E. Heart Local Digital Pass today for extra offers and gifts while you shop local in #YQG!

Stay tuned for the next Open Farms event on Saturday September 23rd!