Step into the rural experience at an Oro-Medonte farm, dine with farm-to-table ingredients, or explore the countryside during your next trip to Orillia & Lake Country.
Locally raised organic meats and produce, fresh cut flowers, sumptuous herbs, free range eggs, seasonal fruits and vegetables…Oro-Medonte offers all this and more.
Independent and family owned farms and businesses produce high quality items grown right at your doorstep. Enjoy a farm to table experience, help your kids learn where their food comes from, meet some charming farm animals and get some unique experiences right here in Oro-Medonte. You can support local while eating healthy and delicious food at the same time!
Taste, play and explore your way around beautiful Oro-Medonte this season with an exciting collection of outdoor activities. From hiking with fluffy alpacas at Davidson Estate Alpacas, horsebackriding with Glen Oro Farms, and touring a farm brewery or cidery, Oro-Medonte offers memorable rural experiences for people of all ages. Visit Chappell Farms for a petting zoo and scavenger hunt, plan an educational and fun visit to Bass Lake Farms, or pick your own flowers at McNiven Farms and learn to make the most beautiful bouquet.
Experience a taste of place right here in Oro-Medonte with farm fresh honey, craft beverages and much more. Supporting fine local producers right here in our neighborhood has never been easier, with an impressive and growing collection of local businesses.
Avoid the big box stores and choose handmade products that help reduce our carbon footprint and boost the local economy. Your shopping list is about to expand!
Autumn is the perfect time to explore beautiful Oro-Medonte. Magnificent red, orange and yellow tones invigorate the scenery with incredible colour, and our welcoming community offers some special fall-themed events and activities.
Explore Oro-Medonte by bicycle, motorcycle, or car and plan a fall road trip with fun stops along the way. Browse local art, taste local cuisine, cycle your heart out and fill your lungs with fresh air. Make a day or weekend out of a self-guided tour and take in Oro-Medonte’s spectacular fall colours. Adventure is calling!
Oro-Medonte Agritourism – Experience Rural Adventures Series
Grown. Produced. Made. Discover Oro-Medonte through on-farm experiences, farm-to-table flavours, and locally produced specialties. Meet the growers, producers and makers as they share their stories and start planning your next rural adventure in Orillia & Lake Country.
Series in partnership with the Township of Oro-Medonte, Orillia & Lake Country Tourism, Experience Simcoe County and Bruce Grey Simcoe
The Shaw’s Family welcomes you for a traditional Maple Syrup Experience. Visit Shaw’s Maple Syrup & Pancake House in Oro-Medonte to learn about maple syrup production, tour the forest by foot or on horse-drawn wagon rides, enjoy delicious pancakes and purchase maple products.
Made in Oro-Medonte, handmade delicious treats from Chelsea Chocolates, their specialty is truffles. They know firsthand the importance of partnering with other local small businesses and share this in their unique products. Visit their store location in Craighurst to smell the aroma of chocolate and see first hand their seasonal features.
Year Round Farm to Glass Experience at Quayle’s Brewery. Visit this beautiful attraction where they grow their own hops and the beer is made on site. Plan a visit to the beer garden, large outdoor patio or inside the Musical Barn and indulge in the tastes of delicious craft beer & food. Quayle’s is home to seasonal markets, live music weekends and other larger events.
Integrated Farms is the home of the real pastured chicken. The Coghlin Family Farm understands the importance of knowing where your food comes from, and who your farmer is. Plan a visit to the farm for a variety of pasture raised species and education opportunities, visit their website for their online store, market hours and more farm information.
Chappell Farms is a seasonal family farm hosting a spring & fall festival and summer rural adventures for the family. Meet the farm animals, enjoy wagon rides, kids mazes and outdoor play areas. Visit the fresh produce stand from July to September and the gift barn. Visit the website to plan your fun on the farm..
Learn. Engage. Value. The importance of agri-tourism. Visit Bass Lake Farms a local farming family, they believe in the importance of food and are looking to empower the community to grow the food we eat. Learn more about their seed program, food boxes and farm gym experiences on their website and social channels