Explore the Bruce Adventure Passport

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Stop 7 - Hi-Berry Farms
Port Elgin, ON, Canada

Time: 15 Minutes

Level: Easy

GPS: 44°4’27.217” N   81°25’43.102” W

Clue: Be among the first to bite into the freshest strawberry.

If you’ve ever driven on Highway 21 between Port Elgin and Southampton, you’ve seen the Hi-Berry sign at the laneway showcasing what’s fresh today. With a mixture of fresh picked fruits and vegetables, its farm to table with a ton of variety. Everything in the store is grown on site – just outside the store! Open from the day the asparagus is ready in May until October 31st, you’ll be able to find something new to try or a family favourite grown just steps from where you’re purchasing it!

Some of the fruit and vegetables available are:

  • Asparagus
  • Strawberries
  • Rasberries
  • Peas
  • Swiss Chard
  • Kohlrabi
  • Parsnips
  • Garlic
  • Eggplant

Stop in to the local towns and experience the hustle and bustle of small town life with a big town feel. Southampton features an ideal strolling experience downtown, and a mouth-watering aroma from the local restaurants and shops. Offshore Bakery is a local hot spot all year round, but attract more than just the locals once the weather warms and is a must see stop for fresh baking daily. Meander down the road a bit and see Outlaw Brew Co., and find one of the best burgers in the area – and the Crispy Chicken is amazing too! Top it off with an ice cold beer brewed right there in the building! Southampton Olive Oil Company is just across the street, stop in and try it out! Staff are very knowledgeable and while you’re there checking it out the two isles of Olive Oil, you’ll be sure to see locals popping in and out to grab their favourites or try something new.

Flip to the other side of the coin and find more amazing opportunities in Port Elgin. Ristorante Rosina offers a modern take on Italian cooking utilizing local ingredients and a fresh seasonal menu. Grab your hit of caffeine from Rabbit Dash or Ashanti and explore the amazing shopping of Port Elgin from beachwear to casual or the perfect outfit for the kids in your family, you just need to take a stroll downtown Port Elgin to find it all!

Check out what all the hype is about and visit Southampton and Port Elgin, leave the car and take the S.S. Trolley from Port Elgin to Southampton or vice versa!

Remember to post your pictures and experiences to social media and tag us @explorethebruce - we love seeing your stories and adventures!

Location
5639 Highway 21
Port Elgin, ON, N0H 2C6
519-534-5344
1-800-268-3838

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