Family-Friendly Animal Farms near Toronto
Riverdale Farm is a 7.5 acre, full-fledged farm in the Cabbagetown neighborhood, Toronto. Here you can taste a real farm life. You can try to raise cow, pig, sheep, goat and chicken to the year-round handwork or craft programs.
According to the website, the property features flower, vegetable and herb gardens, as well as wooded areas and ponds connected to the city’s rich ravine system. We are a popular community meeting place for families from across Toronto and beyond.
The Lionel’s Farm is a true family-owned and family oriented farm, which began its story in the fifties. You can come here to meet, pet and feed goats, ducks, sheep, rabbits or even to ride a pony. It’s only a short drive away from anywhere in the GTA.
As stated on their website, based on a love for farm animals, Lionel’s Farm continues to bring joy and happiness to many age groups. They take great pride and pleasure in making your visit and dealings with the farm memorable and lasting.
Black Creek Community Farm
Black Creek Community Farm is an eight-acre property in the GTA Region. It includes pristine farmland, farmhouse and barn, which are surrounded by a forest.
According to the website, the site houses certified organic vegetable fields, a forest trail and food forest, 4-season greenhouses, an outdoor classroom, pavilion and bake oven, as well as a mushroom garden, chickens and beehives.
Forsythe Family Farms
For those who want to escape from a busy city and experience real farm life, Forsythe Family Farms is a place to consider. Here you get an opportunity to relax, slow down and explore the beauty of the countryside.
As stated on their website, many of their activities for the public provide opportunities to reconnect to agriculture and nature through pick-your-own crops, farm animals, a fun farmyard, forest trail and on farm market with produce fresh from our fields.
Cooper’s CSA Farm & Maze
Cooper’s CSA Farm & Maze has been in the Toronto area for almost 200 years. Seven generations have been earning a living in agriculture, so they know how to grow a really good food. It has various programs for kids and grown-ups. You can come and pick-your-own vegetables and fruits or learn how to grow your own.
As stated on their website, they combine all forms and styles of farming practices so that their farm can produce amazing products while taking care of the land.
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