Enjoy nature’s beauty and bounty at Kurtz Orchards Farm and Marketplace in the beautiful town of Niagara-on-the-Lake. This family-owned enterprise has over 50 acres of land consisting of scenic orchards, vineyards and a retail barn overlooking the Niagara River. The fruits grown on this farmland are used to produce a variety of goodies including jams, jellies, fruit syrups, sauces and more.
The unique terroir and richness of the land has resulted in wonderful produce that have quality stamped all over them. When the Kurtz family started out in Niagara, they would sell fresh fruits such as peaches and cherries as well as jams out of wooden wagons. The second and third generation of the family continues the tradition today on a bigger scale with more than 50 types of farm products each with its own unique taste. You can truly relish the original flavours of Niagara’s bounty through these products that also keep in mind international food trends.
Niagara Fruits & Jams
What’s even better is the fact that you can actually head over to the farm and buy the yummy goodies for yourself or gift them to friends, family and colleagues. Take a tour of the farmland and head to the retail store for complimentary tastings of the products before you buy them. Fruit and wine curds, fruit spreads, savoury sauces, orchard dressings, honey, maple syrup, wine jelly and several types of other jellies and jams await you in the store. You can also choose from the wide variety of freshly-harvested fruit including peaches, apricots, cherries, strawberries, plums and more. Besides this, you can also savour home-made garden soups, local and international artisan cheeses, country baked pies, cookies, sweet breads, crusty style breads, baguettes and several other goodies. Tuck into a delicious grilled sandwich and pastry from their in-market bakery while you are there. In addition to this, picnic baskets are available on request and you can also enjoy a farm luncheon at the picturesque orchards.
Kurtz Orchards Farm and Marketplace holds interesting culinary events with food demonstrations and workshops around the year. The family also sells its wonderful products at a shop on the main street of Niagara-on-the-Lake. These products can be used by all home chefs to add zing to their food menu, enhance food and bring out added flavours to their home-cooked dishes. Providing a wonderful country experience complete, Kurtz Orchards Farm and Marketplace is a great place to visit when heading up towards Niagara-on-the-Lake.
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