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Brown’s Farm

Buy Local Region City-of-Kawartha-Lakes
Membership Eligibility Criteria Requirements primary-products
Upcoming Events / Activities MyPick Certified
Seasonal Hours 7 days: 8 am - 6 pm
Certifications Other

Brown’s Farms, founded in 1934, is a fourth generation family farm located in the rolling hills of the Oak Ridges Moraine in Pontypool, Ontario. Don and Mary Lou Brown continue to manage the 250+ acre farm operation with the support of Ryan and Kate (nee. Brown) Westcott and their children, Charlotte and Benjamin.

What began as a simple potato farm, has now expanded to include over 50 varieties of vegetables and 30 varieties of flowers. While potatoes continue to be one of our staples, we have also come to specialize in gladiolus, field and roma tomatoes, pickling cucumbers, and winter squash. Each year, we experiment with new crops and new varieties. These test plots bring new and exciting options to our customers. By continually testing and evaluating our varieties, we ensure our produce and flowers are the right balance of taste, texture and longevity. Brown’s Farm is focused on providing sustainably grown, fresh local produce and flowers to Durham Region, the City of the Kawartha Lakes and Peterborough County.

Retail or wholesale, we hope to see you at our next market at: Peterborough, Port Perry Lake Front, Oshawa Centre.

Brown’s Bouquets: Operated by Kate Westcott on the family farm. Kate provides fresh and seasonal cut flower bouquets grown on the farm. Kate started growing cut gladiolus flowers since 1996 and recently expanded the cut flower farm to include several other varieties that are suitable to our climate. You can purchase our bouquets at our farmer’s markets.

Brown’s Vegetable Farm: Operated by Don Brown and Ryan Westcott in combination the Vegetable Farm offers a wide mix of seasonable vegetables. Those vegetables include the following. You can find our fresh vegetables at one of our Farmer’s Markets or in Peterborough, Ontario at Morello’s Independent Grocer:
Early Season: Peas, Radish, Rhubarb, Zucchini, Potatoes, Green Onions, Beets, Green/Yellow Beans
Mid-Season: Zucchini, Broccoli, Cauliflower, Basil, Cucumbers, Dill, Potatoes, Beets, Onions, Carrots, Green/Yellow Beans, Watermelon, Cantaloupe
Late Season: Green Peppers, Jalapeno Peppers, Beefsteak Field Tomatoes, Roma Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Dill, Potatoes, Beets, Onions, Carrots, Squash, Pumpkins

Brown’s Hay Farm: Operated by Don Brown. Don produces high quality 4X5 round bales for a wide range of customers. Don supplies customers who are both large and small. The bales are available for pick up throughout the late summer, fall and into the winter. You can place an order to purchase our hay by using our Contact Us page on our website.