September is the time for apple picking in Ontario’s Greenbelt! Start your local food adventures by visiting a farm where you can pick your own apples or buy ready picked apples. The Greenbelt accounts for 11% of Ontario’s apple production - there are plenty of farms to choose from.
If you celebrate Rosh Hashanah, what better way to ring in the New Year than with local sweet apples (and local honey).
To make it easy for you to find a farm in Ontario’s Greenbelt we have selected apple farms in 8 regions - find the farm that is closest to you and don’t forget to share your adventure on Twitter by tweeting @OnGreenbelt or using #ONGreenbelt.
Apple farms in the Greenbelt by region:
Brooks Farms, Mount Albert
Homestead Orchards, Sutton
Applewood Farm Winery, Stouffville
Pine Farms Orchard, King City
Country Apple Orchard Farm, King City
Farintosh Farms, Gormley
Organics Family Farm, Markham
Giffen’s County Market, Glen Huron
Beaver Valley Orchard and Cidery, Kimberley
For more farms click here.
– Andreea Nicoara