"Striving to promote and improve the health and well-being of our community, economy and environment."

 Come Join us for the 2018 

 Taste of Woolwich 

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - Market Opens at 8am

Located behind the Woolwich Township Office at 24 Church St. W., Elmira

Support Your Local Farmer's Market and Make a Real Connection to Local Food! See You Today!

Elmira Farmer's Market

It's a new growing season! Join us at the Elmira Farmer's Market to purchase fresh farm goods straight from the source. Make the connection to the farmers and people that help feed us!


You can never stop learning about the food that enriches our lives! Our speaker series touches on gardening, food as well as a historical perspective on dairy farming to where we are today.

Kid's Activities

This is a family-friendly affair! There will be activities for the kids throughout the event. Teach your kids how to milk a cow with Mootilda, plant a flower or just come and play!

Farmer's Market
8:00 am - 1:00pm
  • Meet local food producers
  • Purchase Farm Fresh Goods
  • Pick Up the 2018 Buy Local! Buy Fresh! Map
Edible Gardening
9:00 am

St. Jacobs Country Gardens Green House manager Andria Fromeger provides tips and know-how to get your container garden growing.

Perfect Parfait
10:00 am & 12 pm

Amy Sonnenberg, RHN, RECE, Designed for You Nutrition  will be demonstrating a nutritious recipe for Strawberry-Rhubarb Parfait. 

Dairy Farming: Then & Now
11:00 am

The Dirksen Dairy Farm has seen it all in the Dairy business. Hear from Vanessa DeBoer about how dairy farming has changed over the years.

Kid's Activities
8am - 1pm
  • Mootilda the big mechanical cow
  • Pop up Playground
  • Live Animals
  • Plant your own flowers with Chris
Throughout the event
  • Learn about beekeeping
  • Free wagon rides from the Elmira Train stop

Back row left to right Allan Martin, Emerson Bowman, Chris Chhatwal, Vivi Mervyn (Chair), Elmeda Weber, Lynn Romagnoli  Front row Laurene Martin, Kaitlyn Kaemer, Anna Contini, Amy Sonnenberg, Joy Finney, Raj Sain (photographer)

From Our Committee

We couldn't do this without the support of our champions:

Our Sponsors:

o Dairy Farmers of Ontario

o Designed for You Nutrition

o Elmira Farmers’ Market

o Elmira Home Hardware

o Emerson Bowman

o Foodlink

o Elmira Wagon Rides

o ESM Farm Equipment

o Kitchen Kuttings

o Local Farmers

o Mennonite Central Committee

o Naomi & Ken Frieberger

o Pastry Pantry

o Region of Waterloo Public Health and Emergency Services

o Stoltz Farm Equipment

o Total Equipment Rental

o Township of Woolwich

o Woolwich Community Health Centre

o Woolwich Observer

o And all of the volunteers!!!


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