Kawartha Choice FarmFresh – From the Farm to Your Table in Bethany
July 31, 2016 by Jeffrey Kerr
Kawartha Choice FarmFresh was created to help consumers easily identify nutritious, great-tasting local agricultural products grown and produced in the local Kawartha Region.
The Kawartha Choice Farm Fresh members provide residents and visitors with an amazing array of choices when it comes to locally grown fruits, vegetables, meats and other products.
- 36 Farms
- 3 ‘Agri-tainment’ venues
- 9 Restaurants
- 5 Retailers
- 6 Farmers’ Markets
- 3 Food Service Providers
Now you might wonder about the Agri-tainment venues. They include:
- Heaven’s Gait – trail pony rides daily;
- Kawartha Country Wines – offering over 45 varieties of wine, complimentary wine tasting and tours;
- Salem Alpacas – visit the alpacas or shop for clothing, collectables and gifts.
And if you are wondering what types of products you can find, the selection is almost endless!
- Baked Goods
- Goat meat
- Goat Milk/cheese
- Maple Syrup
- Sheep Milk/Cheese
- Specialty Meats
- Wool and Wool Products
Support your local agricultural community and the farm families who produce the food. This helps to preserve our local farmland, helps the environment by reducing “food miles”, and expands the local food market. And an additional benefit – you will be building relationships with the farmers that grow your food; you will get to experience agriculture up close!
“Our region is filled with unique products and food experiences,” says Kelly Maloney Agriculture Development Officer. “The Kawartha Choice FarmFresh Guide is a great way to connect consumers with local growers and producers.”
Print your Kawartha Choice FarmFresh Guide which includes a detailed description and map to local food, products, and agri-tainment at:
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