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.
Hundreds of craftspeople producing whimsical, useful and beautiful things of all kinds make their homes in Grey County. Many open their home studios to visitors for special events and most sell year-round at local shops and galleries. Don't miss fall studio tours which take place at the height of fall colours.
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.