11 Local Food Experiences in Bruce County

11 Local Food Experiences in Bruce County

Craving fresh produce? Craft beer? Artisan cheese? Come to Bruce County!

  1. Stroll through seasonal Farmers' Markets in Lion’s Head (Saturdays 9-12), Wiarton (Fridays 10-2), Port Elgin (Wednesdays 9-3), Paisley (Saturdays 9-1), and Kincardine (Saturdays 9-12).
  2. Sample craft beer at Outlaw Brewing Company in Southampton or Tobermory Brewing Company.
  3. Taste award-winning cider and wine at Hoity Toity Cellars, south of Walkerton. 
  4. Squeak cheese curds between your teeth at Pine River Cheese, south of Kincardine.
  5. Sample local cheeses, including their specialty 14-year-old cheddar, at Mildmay Cheese Haus
  6. Harvest your own crop and experience what farm fresh really tastes like at Bruce Botanical Food Gardens in Ripley.
  7. Buy produce at a live auction! Bruce-Huron Produce Auction takes place in Holyrood every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 3pm from June – October. 
  8. Pick your own apples, explore the corn maze, take a hay wagon ride, and shop for freshly baked pies at Smiths’ Apples and Farm Market, Port Elgin. 
  9. Shop for seasonal berries and produce from the surrounding fields at Hi-Berry Farm, Port Elgin. 
  10. Find delicious strawberries, sweet cherries, raspberries, yellow plums, pie-cherries, apples, pears, apple juice and apple butter at Keyzer’s Fruit Farm, southwest of Paisley. 
  11. Treat your skin and belly to sea buckthorn berries, juice, jams, condiments, and skin care products, at Sea Buckthorn Golden Orchard, south of Teeswater.