With the abundance of food-focused social media accounts and this year’s trending #felfie, we thought it appropriate to turn the spotlight onto our province’s ever-talented growers and producers.
Follow these 10 Ontario Farmers on Instagram and you will feast your eyes on the coolest shots of #icestorm2013, meet Ontario’s cutest farm friends, and A�harvest inspiration for your next culinary adventure.
With wagon rides, Farmer Frank’s famous pumpkin cannon, and pick your own EVERYTHING, there is always fun to be had at Whittamore’s. A�Follow these farmers and you’ll be craving a visit of your own. A�They’re located just outside Toronto in Markham, Ontario.
2.A�South Pond Farms
In a refurbished barn on her farm in Bethany Hills of the Oak Ridges Morraine, owner Danielle French does country-chic at its tastiest. A�She hosts private and community events with a focus on building menus around ingredients available from her own, and neighbouring farms.
Ben and Jessie made the switch to organic over 10 years ago and haven’t looked back since. A�Their certified organic fruits and veggies are a tasty on your eyesA�and plate.
4.A�Fresh City Farms
Toronto’s favourite delivery. A�Fresh City Farms have been bringing their freshly harvested organic fruits and veggies to the doors of Toronto homes for a number of years. A�Follow to find out what’s in your basket every week.
This account is full of my favourite things – cats, dogs, and the colour purple.
WinterbrookA�FarmA�in Caledon, Ontario, grows fresh hops specifically for the Ontario craft beer market – sharing pictures of the harvest and their son’s adventures on the farm.
Brantwood FarmsA�is a family farm and Orchard in Brant, Ontario. A�Follow for photos of furry friends, family fun, and #tbt’s of their children growing up on the farm.
Andrea and her husband have restored their 1860s Gothic Revival farmhouse, creating their own rural retreat. A�She shares photos from her farm and inspiration for cooking with some of Ontario’s less familiar foraged fauna.
Photos so sweet, we’re salivating for Ontario corn season already – only… six months to go!
10.A�For World Farm
For World Farm is Jordan Brock Fowler, a master of the #felfie and and a pretty skilled photographer. A�This young ag snaps pics of everything from foraged puff balls, to antique farm tools, to the scariest-looking spider that I didn’t know existed in Ontario. A�It’s his pup, Ellie, who captures our hearts with this reel though – and officially wins the title of Ontario’s Cutest Collie.