Local Artisans

Empire Cheese and Butter Co-op

Founded in 1870, Empire Cheese & Butter Co-op is a farmer-owned cheese factory and manufactures fresh curd, cheddar cheese and specialty, flavoured cheese. The co-op is owned by local dairy farmers who hold an election each year to vote in a Board of Directors to run the factory. Cheese is made in the traditional way in open-style vats. Address: 1120 County Rd # 8, Campbellford, ON K0L 1L0, Canada. GPS location: 44.2684, -77.76476

World’s Finest Chocolate

One of the few remaining factories making chocolate from bean to bar. Founded from artisan roots, this 80-year-old company is more recognized as the maker of Laura Secord and remembered from our time fundraising as a kid selling chocolate to family and friends. Address: 1157 Cockburn Street, Campbellford, ON K0L 1L0, Canada. GPS location: 44.30439, -77.79322

Church-Key Brewing Company

Founded in 2000, Church-Key was the first microbrewery in Northumberland County. The brewery is situated in an 1878 Methodist Church, the microbrewery handcrafts a number of ales. Address: 1678 County Rd, Campbellford. GPS location: 44.35367, -77.73511

Twoloom Alpacas

Twoloom Alpacas is an alpaca farm breeding for superior fleece. The alpacan fabric cannot be compared to other fabrics with the fibres as fine as 20 microns, antimicrobial qualities and comes in 22 natural colours. Alpaca meat is one of the healthiest and most flavorful in the world. The Twoloom Alpacas farm is one of the largest in Ontario. Address: 290 County Road 35, Hastings. GPS location: 44.28663, -77.90305

Curle’s Maple Products and Maple Museum

Curle’s Maple Products

Curle’s Maple Products, since 1862, has been producing maple syrup, butter and sugar. our roadside Sugar Shack. Self-guided tours of the sugar shack, maple museum, play schoolhouse. At the rustic heritage farmstead, see old syrup production methods and new lead-free wood pellet evaporator. Open year-round on most days 10AM–5PM. Address: 726 8th Line W, Campbellford. GPS location: 44.31503, -77.83094

Trent River Pottery

Features a selection of local artwork. Address: 2 Front St W, Hastings. GPS: 44.30948, -77.95683

Meyersburg Flea Market & Antiques

Meyersburg Flea Market & Antiques is an Indoor and Outdoor Flea Market located in Campbellford, Ontario, Canada. It operates year-round on weekends 10AM–5PM. Address: 5082 County Road 30, Campbellford. GPS location: 44.24789, -77.81658

Marmora Farmers’ Market

The market operates from May to October on Saturdays only 8AM–2PM. Address: 9 Matthew St, Marmora. GPS location: 44.47915, -77.69088

Hoards Station Sale Barn

Hoards Station became a livestock market since 1949. Every Tuesday only, starting at noon, Hoards Station hosts a weekly livestock auction where a variety of animals including pigs, sheep, goats, dairy cattle, springers and beef cattle. It is also not uncommon to see horses, donkeys, mules and llamas. There are many modernizations to this old tradition including the use of digital scales, RFID, and instant payment systems. GPS location: 44.29114, -77.67566