Dig deeper into food and agriculture and go on a farm or food tour!

Food and farm tours offer a unique way to get to know a place. Whether you are a visitor or call Guelph Wellington your home, we invite you to learn and discover unique tastes and flavours in our backyard. Book a tour with one of the locations listed here or pick up the local food map and create your own adventure.

*Please note: tour processes and availability are subject to change. Most locations only accept advance bookings. ALWAYS check with the business directly for details on hours, reservations and bookings.

Culinary Tours

Taste the City and Country, meet locals where they live and where they go out to eat, and discover different culinary traditions. Satisfy your curiosity for history and your taste buds on a gourmet tour!

three women looking into store front windowTaste Detours

Discover our region's heritage and tastes with Taste Detours' award-winning, locally flavoured food and cultural walking tours in Elora and Guelph, step, bite, step.

Chef Scotty leaning out of food truck smilingChef Scott Yates

Experience a Chef Table dinner at a destination of your choice or go on a Niagara wine adventure on this unique food truck.

Natalina standing in her home kitchenNatalina's Kitchen

Explore the Niagara Wine Region or go on an Southern Italian Food Adventure with Natalina, our local Italian food guru.


Guided Farm Tours

See agriculture in action - book a guided farm tour at one of the fantastic locations below:

alpacas standing in a fieldAll In Alpacas

At this family-run alpaca destination, tours and alpaca introductions are offered year-round. Visit the fibre studio where you can sink your hands into the luxurious alpaca fleece and learn how it’s prepared for processing.

Rockwood |

Bee HiveBee Sweet Nature Co.

Whether you are looking to get away from the city and connect with nature, or you want to learn more about native and Carolinian stock, Bee Sweet Nature is perfect for your next adventure.

Puslinch |

scenic view of people doing yoga with alpacs and a rainbow behindBrae Ridge Farm and Sanctuary

You will get close and personal to Champion alpacas as you walk through their paddocks and home. Learn everything you ever wanted to know about alpacas such as the sounds they make and why.

Puslinch |

field full of alpacasHarmony Meadows Alpaca Farm

Roam the pasture and visit up close with the alpacas. While you are there, check out the farm store where you can find amazing alpaca socks, yarn and toys for all ages!

Belwood |

sign and wood pallet leaning up against a tree in the forestHeartwood Farm and Cidery

A regenerative farm that creates delicious craft ciders using ingredients from around the farm. Explore their unique forest garden, orchards, grazing cattle, pastured pigs, chickens and farm work horses.

Erin |

pile of hazelnutsJewels Under the Kilt

For a nutty experience, book a tour with Lis Burrow, head Artisan Nut maker and grower. The farm features a large nut orchard, and nut roasting and packing facility. Tours and tastings by appointment only.

Fergus | | 519.362.1585

two boys sitting at a picnic table eating ice creamMapleton's Organic Dairy

Meet a variety of animals in their demonstration barn, see how cows are milked with a voluntary milking system, or find your way through a cedar maze. Visit the farm store for ice cream, meat or a light lunch!

Moorefield |

boy feeding goatRiver's Edge Goat Dairy

Experiences with River's Edge are about bringing connection between you, the farm and the food the farm produces. You will interact with goats and learn about how food is produced. Virtual and live experiences.

Arthur |

person walking in a lavender fieldStonewell Lavender Farm

Learn about the different types of lavender, how to grow, harvest, distill, and dry lavender. Purchase lavender lemonade and shortbread cookies to enjoy while taking photos. Guided and self-guided tours.

Erin |


Brewery, Cidery and Distillery Tours

flight of beer on a table

Wellington County and Guelph

Craft breweries have evolved to become true community meeting places while craft distillers and cider makers are bringing back an almost lost tradition to the local beverage scene. Explore Beverage Producers in Guelph Wellington.


Self-Guided Tours

trail through a forestCrieff Hills Retreat Centre

Open all year long, Crieff Hills welcomes individuals and groups from all faiths and walks of life. There are several historic homes, modern suites as well as group dining and overnight facilities. Experience nature first hand with a small market garden, chickens and sheep, honey production and songbird programmes. Passes available on

two baskets full of kale sitting on chairsRural Romp

Learn about local agriculture and food businesses on the Taste Real Rural Romp, a self-guided farm and food tour through Wellington County and Guelph. The event takes place twice a year.

Spring Romp - end of May  |  Fall Romp - end of September.

food map sittin on table with pen, coffee, plantLocal Food Map

Whether it’s a short detour or a selected destination – a stop at a local farm or food businesses is always worth it. Pick up a Taste Real Local Food Map and plan your own outing any day of the year.

Plan your route.

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