Come stroll through Graham’s Farm Market along the Gull River in the heart of Minden. Find the hidden treasure amongst the town limits. Try some tasty tomatoes in their 5200 square foot greenhouse, visit with the laying hens, and harvest some fresh greens. Hear about how the farm is leading by example using regenerative soil practices while sequestering carbon, which enables them to grow nutrient dense organic food. Suitable for families.
HIKE #: 90
DATE: Sunday, September 22
START TIME: 10:00 am
DURATION: 1 hr., 1 km
LOCATION: Graham’s Farm Market, 13 Bobcaygeon Rd, Minden,
MAXIMUM # 30
AMENITIES: Parking, washroom
LEADER: Shannon Blanchard and Andrew Graham
LEADER BIO: Andrew Graham and Shannon Blanchard are young farmers who are outdoor enthusiasts that own and operate Graham’s Farm Market. They have been farming together for 6 years now, growing nutrient dense food for the Haliburton Highlands. Their farm serves as a model of sustainable, organic agriculture and appropriate land stewardship. They provide opportunities to participate in responsible environmental leadership, growing organic food, and fostering a sense of community, while working together & enjoying the outdoors.
DIRECTIONS: From Haliburton, take County Rd 21 towards Minden. Turn left onto Hwy 35 and head south. At the third set of traffic lights turn right onto Bobcaygeon Rd and follow to # 13. The destination will be on your Left. Parking lot near road is a great space to meet for the start of the hike. Distance from Haliburton is 26 km. GPS coordinates: N 44.9186, W 78.7245
- Tasty Tomato Tour
Sunday, September 22, 2019
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Venue: Graham's Farm Market