Frontenac County has always been proud of its early colonial farm history, and the region had a reputation for great hunting and fishing before European settlers arrived.
Today, the commitment to a diverse range of farming activities continues, and every year more young farmers are rebuilding on these agricultural roots to create unique, small scale farms, supporting the local restaurants and retailers in the Kingston-Frontenac region. 

And we have our share of restaurants, cafes, and farmers markets too. Whether you're looking for a lakeside patio meal on Wolfe Island, to source local ingredients, get some farm fresh produce, or stop in for a quick coffee and baked good, the options are vast in Frontenac.

Becky and Mark with food produced at their Farm, Maple Ridge

Small scale agriculture thrives in Frontenac

We've profiled 12 of the farms in our region to help inform your decisions about buying and eating locally produced food. 

Check out our collection here...  

Open Farms in Frontenac celebrates local food and the people who produce it.

Open Farms in Frontenac

Open Farms gives people the opportunity to connect with local food and the people who produce it, and this year everything will be happening virtually. 

More information is coming soon, for now take a look at last year's line up...

Pie represents Food Less Travelled

Food Less Travelled in Verona is the mecca of all things local food in Frontenac

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Tag your foodie pics with #inFrontenac for a chance to be featured on our Instagram.

Fish represents Bass Opener fishing story

Ashley Rae spent her Bass Opener on Sharbot Lake. Check out her blog for the story.

Envelope representing the love letter campaign

To My Home, With Love: Share your love of Central and North Frontenac for a chance to win.

Family Friendly Hiking

Here are the top spots in Frontenac to take the kids for a hike.

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