On Saturday, September 30th the East Gwillimbury Chamber of Commerce tourism committee hosted their second annual Farm to Fork Thanksgiving Tour. This tour encompasses a 50 km drive through the picturesque countryside, to learn about our history, the historical significance of Thanksgiving, and to purchase all the items needed to make a traditional farm-fresh Thanksgiving dinner.
Stop 1: Start at Sharon Temple National Historic Site & Museum where you will receive free admission to the site. Learn how to make sage butter with herbs harvested from a heritage herb garden, pick up pre-ordered picnic lunches and pick up any ordered sage butter.
Thompson Potato Farm
Stop 2: Head over to Thompson Potato Farm to pick up your pre-ordered potatoes and purchase carrots and onions.
AE Breeding Farm & Natural Meats
Stop 3: Pick up anti-biotic and hormone free, free-range and grass-fed chicken, lamb and beef products at this new addition to the tour! Try the lamb sausages, they’re a best seller!
Rose Family Farm
Stop 4: Next stop is Rose Family Farm to pick your pumpkin. Lead better Meats, Empire Cheese, home-made preserves & pies and a chip wagon are also available.
Stop 5: Continue on to Brooks Farms where in addition to the Farm Market which sells farm fresh goodies, the kids can enjoy the Barnyard Playland.
Sharon Mushroom Farm
Stop 6: Sharon Mushroom Farm will feature tours of the mushroom rooms to learn how mushrooms are grown, and to pick up your pre-ordered mushrooms.
King Cole Duck Farm
Stop 7: End your tour at Queensville Farm Supply and Country Store to pick up your pre-ordered King Cole Duck and see a display of ducklings.
Stop 8: Vince’s Market is the final stop on the tour where you can pick up your reserved Hayter’s Farm Fresh Turkey. Show your receipt at Vince’s Market in Sharon to select your Hayter’s Farm Fresh Turkey and pay upon pick-up for a reduced price with proof of reservation.
An amazing talk from Frankie Flowers all about gardens truly brought a very unique and great value to a fantastic event!!
NewRoads are proud sponsors of the East Gwillimbury Chamber of Commerce because bringing people together for a good cause is part of what we do. We would like to thank the East Gwillimbury Chamber of Commerce their efforts in our community and look forward to enjoying our partnership for many years to come.
For more information about Farm to Fork thanksgiving tour visit www.experienceeg.ca/farm-to-fork/
To learn more about the NewRoads Community Crew and where you might find them next visit www.newroads.ca/community.