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On Saturday, April 9th, join us for the 7th annual, Kemble Maple Syrup Tour and Artisan Market

Experience the unique methods of maple syrup production- from small-scale to commercial- used to make some of Canada’s finest maple syrup.

Enjoy an amazing maple-themed meal, discover the work of local artisans and cap off the day with a rollicking evening of dancing!

A day of unforgettable family fun awaits you!

Location and Cost

Kemble, Ontario is a picturesque village nestled at the base of Kemble Mountain, just 15 minutes north of Owen Sound and 15 minutes east of Wiarton.
This year’s fantastic maple-themed meal and artisan market will be held at the Kemble-Sarawak United Church, located at the intersection of Kemble Rock Road and Concession 20.

Each tour participant or group will be issued a tour passport, which allows entry to any tour stop and acts as a ticket for the meal.
The tour runs from 9am-4pm. Breakfast starts at 8.
Passport costs:
$15 per adult
$10 per child 6-12 years of age
Free for children 5 and under
$40 for a Family (2 adults and their children)

Passports are available for advance purchase, beginning in mid-March, at the following locations:
Indian River Store
Kemble Post Office
Northern Confections, Wiarton
and the Owen Sound Artist's Co-op
Or on the day of the tour at Kemble-Sarawak United Church.

Tour Stops

Pick and choose the stops that interest you!

Be prepared to show your passport at each stop.

Anita and Brian DeJong

463028 Concession 24

Mixed family farm in their 6th year of sugaring on 300 plus taps.

Wood-fired Leader 2x6 continuous flow evaporator.

Meet our Maremma guardian dogs who watch their 500 sheep by night!

Maple Syrup and other products for sale in our newly expanded Farm Store!

Visit: dejongacres.ca

Van Bilsen Family Farm

463176 Concession 24

100 taps on buckets.

Lots of farm animals and sugar bush wagon rides weather permitting.

Low cost entry level syrup making with recycling at heart.

Come and visit us on the farm! Bring the kids along!

Paul and Connie Morris

505616 Grey Road 1

This is our third year producing maple syrup in a previous generation’s sugar bush.

We have 30 trees tapped.

This is an example of having fun while making maple syrup using low cost equipment. We modified an old wood stove and mounted some stainless steel pans on top.

Come and visit us!

Kemble Mountain Maple Products

310132 Kemble Rock Road

We use the south-facing slope of Kemble Mountain to gather sap by gravity.

The sap from 700 taps is boiled on a wood-fired 4 x 12’ forced air evaporator using a steam preheater.

We love to answer your questions about maple.

Maple Products for Sale!

Regal Point Elk Farm and Community Fair

462081 Concession 24

While the kids are enjoying Bush Play, you can get the equipment tour!

Regal Point is home to Ontario’s first electric evaporator- the most energy efficient way to make maple syrup.

Come and see our 1300 tap operation and take home some of our excellent maple syrup.

Visit: www.regalpointelk.com

Miner’s Maple Products

330351 Georgian Range Rd

Miners Maple Products have been producing maple syrup and maple syrup products in the Kemble area for 19 years.

We enjoy being a part of the Kemble community and hope to see you at the farm!

Maple products for sale!

Todd Telfer and Andre Steinman

310441 Kemble Rock Road

The simple pleasures of buckets and bonfires! Our 25 spiles offer us the pleasure of being outdoors and then enjoying the finest maple syrup all year long.

Join us to embrace the simple pleasures in a beautiful location.

Kemble-Sarawak United Church

Located at the corner of Kemble Rock Road and Concession 20 in the heart of Kemble, Ontario.

15 minutes north of Owen Sound and west of Wiarton

Artisan Market

This year’s artisan market will be held upstairs at Kemble-Sarawak United Church from 9-4.
Come appreciate, and shop, the work of many local artisans. Artisans interested in renting a table at this year’s market can contact: Timothy Smith

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Evening Dance

The fun doesn’t stop when the tour does!
Join us for a night of toe tapping, whirling, twirling, contra-dancing fun, complete with live music featuring Will Henry and the “Scatter the Cats” Band.

For more than two decades, members of Scatter the Cats have been making
traditional dance music together at barn and town and church hall dances,
folk festivals, pubs, parties, plowing matches, weddings and other community celebrations.

Again this year, Kemble local Ian Harper, Irish pipes and whistles,
joins Scatter the Cats for a special dance and celebration.

The dancing starts at 7:30 pm at Kemble-Sarawak United Church. Tickets are $10 at the door.
Refreshments will be available for purchase.