Fairs & Events

  • Grade 3 Annual Event

    April 3, 2018 April 5, 2018

    This fantastic Grade 3 Annual event, now in its 13th year, is organized and hosted by the dedicated volunteers of the agriculture and education communities.

  • Farm Connections Open House

    April 4, 2018

    cowsDurham Region residents are invited to attend the Farm Connections Open House.

    This interactive event provides attendees with an opportunity to learn about agriculture through various stations, including meeting with farmers and livestock; as well as learning about dairy, beef, pork, poultry, sheep, land stewardship, vegetables, apples and crops.

    Bring the whole family and learn about agriculture in Durham Region. Meet local farmers and their animals, learn about how crops are grown and where your food comes from.
    Live demonstrations will take place throughout the evening.

    Check back soon for more details!

    Admission is free but donations non-perishable food item will be gratefully accepted on behalf of the local food bank

  • Brooklin Fair

    May 31, 2018 June 3, 2018

    Durham Region is fortunate to be home to many exciting agricultural fairs, including some of the longest running fairs in Ontario!

    Visit the Brooklin Fair!

  • Blackstock Fair

    August 25, 2018

    Durham Region is fortunate to be home to many exciting agricultural fairs, including some of the longest running fairs in Ontario!

    Visit the Blackstock Fair!

  • Port Perry Fair

    September 1, 2018 September 3, 2018

    Durham Region is fortunate to be home to many exciting agricultural fairs, including some of the longest running fairs in Ontario!

    Visit the Port Perry Fair!

  • Orono Fair

    September 6, 2018 September 9, 2018

    Durham Region is fortunate to be home to many exciting agricultural fairs, including some of the longest running fairs in Ontario!

    Visit the Orono Fair!

  • Uxbridge Fall Fair

    September 7, 2018 September 9, 2018

    Durham Region is fortunate to be home to many exciting agricultural fairs, including some of the longest running fairs in Ontario!

    Visit the Uxbridge Fall Fair.

  • Sunderland Fall Fair

    September 11, 2018 September 12, 2018

    Durham Region is fortunate to be home to many exciting agricultural fairs, including some of the longest running fairs in Ontario!

    Visit the Sunderland Fall Fair!

  • Beaverton Fall Fair

    September 14, 2018 September 15, 2018

    Durham Region is fortunate to be home to many exciting agricultural fairs, including some of the longest running fairs in Ontario!

    Visit the Beaverton Fall Fair!

  • Celebrate Agriculture Gala

    October 25, 2018

    A night to celebrate agriculture in Durham Region!

    An evening to celebrate Durham’s agricultural roots! Those in the agriculture community are invited to come out and enjoy delicious food, entertainment, a silent and live auction and a chance to connect with friends in the community. The fourth annual Durham Farm Connections Celebrate Agriculture Gala will benefit agricultural awareness efforts in Durham Region.

    Stay tuned for more details about this exciting event!

All about ...

Farming Sustainably

  • Farming sustainably means taking into consideration all five principals of sustainable food.
  • Why do farmers use pesticides?
  • What is Genetic Engineering and biotechnology?
  • Farmers rotate crops to keep nutrients in the soil.
  • Farmers use good bugs to fight bad ones.