From the first fresh strawberries in Spring…to Summer’s cherries, raspberries, peaches, pears, plums, beans, sweet corn, tomatoes and Fall’s apples and pumpkins…Chatham-Kent’s delicious fresh bounty is endless.
Our farmland is known across Ontario for the quality it produces for the table. Year round, visitors can sample this homegrown goodness fresh from one of many roadside stands or markets that dot the countryside. Tourists and locals alike depend on Delhaven Orchards for a wide variety of fruits, vegetables and their famous apple cider, preserved in ideal climate conditions for year-round enjoyment.
Ridgetown’s Farmer’s Market, is held every Saturday morning, from June to October, and offers fresh local produce, baking, plants and crafts.
Award-winning maple syrup is made and sold on farms, such as Willow Creek Farms, outside of Blenheim, where the tree sap is collected in spring and made into a golden Canadian treasure.
Visit one of the largest blueberry farms, Parks Blueberries, outside of Thamesville. Pick your own berries when in season and enjoy delicious baked goods made daily on site.