Santa Claus is comin' to town...or at least a town near you in Grey County! The holiday seasons brings us many parades and celebrations for the little ones to visit the man in red, and share their Christmas wish lists.
Agriculture and food are at the very heart of life in Grey County. There are countless ways for you to find local products around the county: at the farmgate, on U-pick farms, by taking self-guided trail tours, or by visiting one of our many farmers' markets and specialty food stores.
Farmers' markets across Grey are up and running for the 2019 season. With the exception of Owen Sound (which is open year-round) most market are open from Victoria Day weekend or shortly after, just in time for the first local harvests, until Thanksgiving weekend.
The general store was once the original big box retailer; only it came complete with gossip and a place to tie up your horse. In Grey County, the general store culture is still thriving today. They have reinvented themselves to be everything a modern retailer cannot be, which makes them so much fun, and delicious.
June is around the corner, which means locally grown and raised food is everywhere in Grey! Farmers’ markets are a great way for visitors to discover lots of fresh, local foods in one place and to meet the people who grow, raise and make it.
We have six wonderful markets you can visit in Grey.
The Greenbelt and partners across Ontario have created five self-guided Brewery Discovery Routes: complete itineraries for folks looking to get out and explore breweries, cideries, Feast On restaurants, and local attractions.