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Special Events to Enjoy in our 2024 Season

Days open and activities vary with the seasons and the weather.  Please arrive no later than 3:00 so you can enjoy all the activities available on our farm.

Our on-farm market is always accessible during open hours and no pre-booking is required.

So many ways to connect with the farm with our special events.

Check out our educational programs, On farm market, Pick your own crops, fun farm activities and our CSA program.

Our farm is open late May to December 24th

Thursday to Sunday from 9:30 to 5:00

Come join us as we celebrate the seasons here on our farm!

Durham Farm and Rural Family Resources (DFRFR) fundraiser - Sunday, June 11th

Join us for a fun day on the farm supporting DFRFR.  Come and enjoy all the activities available here on the farm as well as a special presentation of Snow White performed by the Dufflebag Theatre.

Snow White - Mirror Mirror, who is the funniest in the land?

snow white presentation by Dufflebag Theatre

The Queen has always been the “fairest in the land”. Her Magic Mirror tells her so! But when the Queen hears that Snow White has surpassed her, she’s willing to do whatever it takes to get rid of her… forever!

Join us for an interactive and family-friendly performance of Snow White brought to you by The Dufflebag Theatre Company of Toronto.

This is not your typical sit-down-and-watch kind of play! Prepare for lots of laughs and silly fun.

Time: 11 am (Come early and stay late to enjoy the farm. Free admission to the farm is included with ticket)

Tickets: $40 for a family pass (2 adults and up to 4 children), $10 for an individual ticket *Children 2 and under are free

Suitable for: All Ages

Duration: Approximately 50-60 minutes

Raffle tickets with prizes including Blue Jays tickets will be available to purchase with cash and all funds go towards supporting family programs in Uxbridge and Brock.

All purchases day of are cash only, please.

Check out the Dufflebag Theatre website for more information

Durham Farm and Rural Family Resources

Durham Farm and Rural Family ResourcesOur Mission:
DFRFR provides quality and flexible children’s services and programs to farm and rural families in Durham Region.

Our Vision:
To play a key role in bringing services for children together in the north part of Durham Region so that they are delivered in a creative and coordinated fashion.

Our Programs:
Durham Farm and Rural Family Resources offer Ontario Early Learning programming in both Brock and Uxbridge Township.  All programs are free of charge to parents, grandparents, and caregivers with children from birth to six years of age.  Programming is provided at four Early Learning Centres, which are located in the communities of Beaverton, Cannington, Sunderland, and Uxbridge.  In addition, we offer a seasonal On Farm Childcare program to farm families living in Durham Region.

Click here to learn more about DFRFR

Sunday, June 18th, Celebrating Parents

Fathers Day is a great time to celebrate family.

Bring your family to visit our farm family.  Enjoy a day meeting our barnyard animal friends, crafts, a family-themed scavenger hunt, our Forest Trail, Barnyard Adventure playground, and more.

Time outside at our farm is a great way to spend the day together with family and friends.

Open 9:30 to 5:00      Last admission to Farm'n'Fun area is 3:00 pm

Treat Dad (or any other special man in the family) to a fun day on the farm! Kids can design & decorate one of our fun coupons, and give it to Dad for Fathers’ Day. The coupon allows one free adult per family on the farm for Fathers’ Day, Sunday June 18th.  Click on the image below to get a few versions of this coupon for the kids to print out colour.

Decorate this coupon for a free entry

Celebrating Grandparents Thursday, August 31st

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Farmers Jim and Leslie are loving their role as grandparents and invite you to come and celebrate the special relationship grandparents have with their grandchildren.

Grandparents, bring your grandchildren for a day on the farm. Enjoy some old-time favorite activities that are fun for all ages.  Enjoy craft time, take a wagon ride and walk our Forest Trail, play in our Barnyard Adventure play area,  visit our farm animals, cuddle some bunnies, walk our reading trail, and play games you used to play as a child.

Get lost in our corn maze (you'll be officially the first as it opens on Labor Day weekend).  Pick your own vegetables and cut your own flowers are available as an extra charge.

Be a kid again with your grandkids; spend some time making memories here on the farm before the kids go back to school!

Open: 9:30 - 5:00  Activities 10 till 4  No online booking required.

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Celebrate Honey - Labor Day Weekend

Our Honey Harvest is coming into the market and we will be celebrating.

honey bees

Bees are fascinating.  Labor Day weekend we take time to celebrate the hard work of our honey bees and appreciate the sweet taste of summer.

Alongside all our usual weekend activities you can enjoy a variety of activities focusing on bees and honey using all your senses.

Check out our bee hives and watch our Lessons from the Farm educational video featuring our beekeeper and his bees.  Sing our honey bee song.  Dress up like a bee.  Check out the tools we use to harvest honey. Bee creative in our craft corner.

10:00 - 4:00 Saturday, Sunday and Labor Day Monday (Regular weekend admission charge applies) No online booking required.

Celebrate Friendship September 21st to 24th

Cut your own BouquetFriends are flowers that never fade. 

Celebrate those special in your life by giving them a bouquet of flowers, fresh cut by you.

Our flower garden is beautiful and we'd like to share it with you.

For every $10.00 Cut Your Own Flower bouquet you purchase, you can cut a second bouquet of flowers for free to gift to a friend. Help brighten their day .

Enjoy your time in the garden and the smiles it brings to those who receive your bouquets!

Happy Thanksgiving

There are lots of good things to celebrate about the harvest and we are fortunate to live in a country with such an abundance of food.

Our farm is open daily in October including each day on Thanksgiving weekend (9:30 - 5:00) with lots of good food and lots of family fun.  Thanksgiving weekend is our kickoff for our Harvest Festival .  Check out all our fun activities available.

Order a fresh, free range turkey, enjoy some of our delicious fresh baked pies - call 905-985-6749 to order.

We wish you and your families a very Happy and Blessed Thanksgiving.

October - Celebrate the Harvest

 It's Pumpkin Time

Fall is a great time to visit the farm.  The air is cool and crisp; the colours in nature are glorious. Come celebrate the harvest.  Join us October weekends for our Harvest FestivalBook Online!

Join us to celebrate the harvest .  Get lost in our corn maze, Bee Creative in our craft corner, visit our farm animals, pick your own pumpkins in our patch and partake in special themed quests and scavenger hunts.

Check out all our fun activities available.  Our farm is open Tuesdays to Sundays in October (check for times open before coming) with lots of good food and lots of family fun.

Pick your own pumpkins from our fields or in our Pumpkin Corral beside our market.  Lots to choose from. 

Enjoy the bounty of our harvest by visiting our on farm market - A variety of fresh picked apples to choose from including Honey Crisp and Ambrosia,  and take home some of our delicious fresh baked pie.  Book your admission online.  Walk in spots are available as well.

9th annual Apple Cider Pressing Day

Sunday October 29th- Time to press Apple Cider!

The Geissberger brothers from Farmhouse Cider bring in their mobile cider press to turn our Ontario grown apples into sweet apple cider.  An interesting process with a very tasty outcome.  Get some hot off the press!  Their packaging - vacuum bag in the box - keeps the cider fresh for a year with no need for refrigeration.
Another great way to celebrate the harvest.  Book Online and Save

November

 A Time to Pause, Reflect and Get Ready for Winter

Fall is a great time to visit the farm.  The air is cool and crisp; the colors in nature are glorious. November makes me think of homemade soup, staying warm by the fire, and getting the last of the harvest tucked away for wintertime meals.

We are also looking forward to celebrating the Coming of Christmas - our fresh-cut Christmas trees arrive in late November.

We still have our farm animals and Barnyard playground available to visit from Thursday to Sunday in November and December.  You are welcome to walk our fields and forest.  Remember - Dress for the weather!!!!

Enjoy the bounty of our harvest by visiting our on-farm market - lots of delicious, Ontario grown apples to choose from including Honey Crisp and Ambrosia,  and take home some of our delicious fresh baked pies. Check out our Stock up for Winter specials.  Our CSA program has also been extended through to early December due to popular demand.

December

 Celebrating the Coming of Christmas

It's the most wonderful time of the year...    Christmas, for us, is a special time of the year when we celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ our Lord.  A time of joy, peace, love, and faith.    We love the traditional side of Christmas, seeing families each year who make coming to our farm a Christmas tradition as well as welcoming newcomers.

It smells like a forest as you walk among our freshly cut Christmas trees 🎄.  We have a great selection of Balsam fir trees available.  They range in height from 6'-8'plus

🦃It's Turkey time and we have grain-fed turkeys available for special order. Drop by the farm, or click here to place your order

We have raw honey from the beehives on our farm, locally grown apples and vegetables, homemade jams, and preserves, our own naturally raised pork, freshly baked pies, Christmas cookies, and more...

We are open Thursday to Sunday from 9:30 - 5:00

Check out our Stock Up 4 Winter sales on our vegetables. Buffer yourself from the higher winter food prices.

Our farm closes for the season December 24th at 2:00 pm.  We'll reopen in the spring.

May your winter be safe and warm!

Babies and blossoms season opener, May 21,22,23rdCelebrate Blossoms and Babies - Victoria Day Weekend

Saturday, Sunday, and Holiday Monday 9:30 - 5:00

Come and join us on our opening weekend as we celebrate babies and blossoms here on the farm.

Walk amongst our apple blossoms, visit our babies in the barn, walk our trails, take a wagon ride... Spring is a beautiful time of year to be outside.

Saturday -  Bring Pollutia to life through poetry!  She's a character who drops by for farm visits at the peak of the seasons.  Share with her your favorite spring words and help her create some poetry for Mother Nature.

Join us for the Grand Opening of our Reading Trail...

Holiday Monday Join children's book author Carolyn Morris as we celebrate our new reading trail

featuring her book Good Morning Railfence Bunch.

Join Chick and Duck on their countryside adventure greeting the morning.  Enjoy story time with Carolyn on Victoria Day Monday from 11:00 to 3:00.