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Feast On® the Farm: Wellington County

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Sunday, October 1, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thatcher Farms, 5727 Fifth Line Eramosa, Rockwood

Feast On® the Farm is a unique event series that brings together chefs, purveyors, and food lovers! Join us at Thatcher Farms to meet the people creating change in Ontario's food and drink space.

As a guest, you'll indulge in creations by some of Ontario's best chefs including Chef Dacha - Danijel Markovic of Elora Mill, Chef Denis Fontana of LaFONTANA, and Chef John Black of Miijidaa Café + Bistro. Tickets include a behind-the-scenes experience, a selection of curated dishes, a variety of beverages from local purveyors including Elora Distilling Company, Wellington Brewery, and Heartwood Farm and Cidery, as well as a $25 Feast On® Gift Voucher.

You’ll leave with a full belly and a happy heart, guaranteed!

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*Every Feast On® the Farm ticket supports recovery in the hospitality sector and helps cover the costs of the Industry Day held on October 2.

Feast On® the Farm Industry Day: Wellington County

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Monday, October 2, 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thatcher Farms, 5727 Fifth Line Eramosa, Rockwood

Join your industry colleagues at Thatcher Farms and engage in meaningful discussions and conversations that matter. Anchored by hands-on workshops, spirited presentations, and round table discussions, Industry Day is for folks to learn about incorporating local Ontario ingredients into their menus and implementing sustainable practices through the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Industry Day is open to all industry professionals, not just Feast On® certified stakeholders. Attendees enjoy a day of comradic recharging, networking, knowledge sharing, and of course - eating!

What’s cooking on Industry Day?

Chef Megan Johnston from Park Eatery doing something delicious for us! Guests will enjoy a light breakfast and full lunch. Vegan, vegetarian, and gluten free options are available.Reimagine Food logo

View the Agenda and Register Here

*Use the code REIMAGINE50 to save $50 off your ticket, or Register Here to apply the discount automatically.
Thank you to Reimagine Food for making the discounted admission possible!

Make it a Weekend

girl holding pumpkinCome a day early and enjoy everything Wellington County has to offer!

Book your two-night stay with Delta Hotels by Marriot and receive a 7% discount off their best flexible rate of the day at the time of booking. You will also receive a local food welcome package with your stay. Book your #VisitGuelph discounted rate.

Go on the Fall Rural Romp on Saturday, September 30, a self-guided food and farm tour, or check out our check out our local events calendar for other great happenings that weekend. Visit the Wellington County Museum and Archives, a National Historic Site, and enjoy their many exhibits and collections.

Dine at a local restaurant or experience more farm to table dining. Go on a tour and tasting at one of our many outstanding craft breweries, distilleries, cideries, and windery.

Visit www.experiencewellington.ca to discover all things Wellington County.

Taste RealOM is proud to partner with Feast On to highlight restaurants featuring Ontario grown food.

Feast On uses specific criteria to recognize businesses that showcase the tastes of Ontario. The program criteria includes:

  • ProcuringFEAST ON certified logo
    • Producing or harvesting Ontario food and drink or making food or drink in Ontario with ingredients produced or harvested in Ontario.
  • Partnering
    • Being involved in a local, regional, provincial or national program that highlights Ontario food and drink, industry best practices and Ontario's agricultural sector.
  • Participating
    • Providing community-based experiences and creative ways of increasing awareness of Ontario food and drink.

To learn more and browse Feast On partners and businesses, visit feaston.ontarioculinary.com.

We are lucky enough to have these local Feast On designee partners:

Borealis Grille and Bar

1388 Gordon Street, Guelph

Borealis is serving up the best of locally crafted foods and beverages. There is a diverse menu featuring the best of local and seasonal foods with weekly features, along with steaks, gourmet burgers, prime rib, flat breads and pasta. A warm and inviting atmosphere awaits.

View Borealis' Feast On profile here.

To get a taste of what Borealis is serving, visit www.borealisgrille.ca.

Elora Mill

77 West Mill Street, Elora

Enjoy a menu in harmony with the seasons, inspired by the geography and infused with freshness that only locally sourced ingredients can provide. Embrace the seasons with their ever-evolving menu influenced by weekly farm harvests.

View the Elora Mill's Feast On profile here.

Explore their many dining options and delicious menu at www.eloramill.ca.

GoodLeaf Farms

35 Cooper Drive, Guelph

GoodLeaf is proud to grow microgreens and baby greens year-round, close to where you shop and live. Their farm to fork philosophy means longer lasting greens at peak quality. Their indoor growing environment maintains optimal conditions so that our greens are of the highest quality, freshness, and taste.

View Goodleaf Farms' Feast On profile here.

Discover their various produce at www.goodleaffarms.com.

Heartwood Farm and Cidery

5438 Second Line, Erin

Heartwood Farm and Cidery is a diverse 42-acre ecosystem of mixed pasture, fruit and nut orchards, woods and wetlands. They are dedicated to regenerative agriculture practices that produce healthy soils, sustainable water and nutrient cycles, contented animals, wholesome food for the community, and valuable habitat for wildlife and pollinators. Heartwood's small batch ciders are inspired by what grows on the farm and in the community and the stories that weave people and place together.

View Heartwood's Feast On profile here.

Join the conversation by heading to www.heartwoodfarm.ca.

Miijidaa Cafe and Bistro

37 Quebec Street, Guelph

Named as one of the top 100 restaurants for foodies in Canada*, Miijidaa is a celebration of Canadian roots, foods, cocktails, wines and brews. Their menu is a very modern take on, and mélange of, our northern gastronomic history. #LetsEat. *Open Table

View Miijidaa's Feast On profile here.

To book your table, visit www.miijidaa.ca.

Park Eatery

129 Woolwich Street, Guelph

Park Eatery is a neighbourhood restaurant, bottle shop and small grocery offering applewood smoked chicken, smoked meat sandwiches, salads and soups all made from scratch - the way they used to be.

View Park Eatery's Feast On profile here.

Check out Park Eatery's delicious made-from-scratch offerings at www.parkeatery.ca.

The Wooly Pub

176 Woolwich Street, Guelph

Guelph's Great Meeting Place! The Wooly's food is simple and hearty with good old 'pub fare 'as well as many indigenous delights. They were the first pub chain to fully champion the small craft brewers of Ontario.

View the Wooly's Feast On profile here.

To sample their food and drink menu, visit www.thewoolypub.ca.

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