Celebrate Food at Lanark County’s Harvest Festival

Wednesday, 06 September 2023 14:47

Want to get fresh with a local farmer? The annual Lanark County Harvest Festival will give everyone a chance to do just that!

This outdoor event, slated for Sunday, September 10 at Beckwith Park (1319 Beckwith 9th Line), will celebrate the county’s bounty of the harvest featuring local producers, children’s activities, local musicians, historical displays and more.

"Lanark County Harvest Festival is a great way to experience the amazing agricultural products our farmers produce. It is a wonderful day for the whole family,” notes Warden Peter McLaren.

The festival will run from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is a collaboration of Lanark County and the Township of Beckwith.

Renowned for their country harmony, the “Bowes Brothers” are returning as the musical entertainment; and children’s activities (weather permitting) such as a petting zoo and a giant air bounce can be expected.

The event provides a perfect opportunity for local producers to connect with visitors and residents. The benefits of local food have brought attention to Lanark County as a food destination. This festival is a good time for visitors to celebrate the harvest by sharing food, stories, and laughter. “Beckwith Township is pleased to be the host municipality for the Lanark County Harvest Festival,” says Richard Kidd, Beckwith Reeve. “Our staff has been working very hard with partners to ensure the event is a huge success. It is a tribute to our agricultural past and future.”

This annual event supports local businesses, farmers’ markets, and the development of new business networks for the county’s agricultural producers.

For more information visit www.lanarkcounty.ca/tourism 

Vanessa Dow,
Tourism & Corporate Relations Coordinator
Lanark County
613-267-4200 x 1701