Cultivate's Big Backyard!

Northumberland’s Best Self Guided Food Tour!

Starting November 1st.

Cultivate Big Backyard

Grab a backpack and hit the road! Whether you’re on foot, a bike, or in a car, Cultivate’s Big Backyard takes you on a journey of the best flavours and fun places between Port Hope and Grafton! 

 

We've put together two self-guided food tours, showcasing the best food and drink around, and showing big love to local businesses at a time when they need it the most. 

 

So, how do you do it?

 

It's as easy as 1, 2, 3!

  1. Pick your tour
  2. Grab your backpack
  3. Experience the best food and drink around, curated by Cultivate Festival.

 

 Each tour includes a Cultivate's Big Backyard insulated backpack filled with...

  • A collection of gift certificates
  • A detailed digital guide
  • 2 Cultivate coloring pages
  • Award winning local hand sanitizer by Sootsoap ($5 value)
  • 1 free pass to The Mill's Hot Chocolate Hike ($10 value)

 

Which one do you want?

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A Walkable Port Hope $89
We recommend taking this tour between 11am - 2pm, Wednesday through Sunday. *

A walking tour in Historic Downtown Port Hope! Good for a family of four, two best buds or a super curious (and hungry!) solo explorer.

Tour includes a Cultivate's Big Backyard insulated backpack filled with...

  • $70 in gift certificates from 5 partners (below)
  • A detailed digital guide
  • 2 Cultivate coloring pages
  • Award winning local hand sanitizer by Sootsoap ($5 value)
  • 1 free pass to The Mill's Hot Chocolate Hike ($10 value)

 

Participating partners include Happenstance Coffee Pub, Suntree Marketplace, Food Inspired, Olympus Burger and Ganaraska Brewing Company.

 

*To pick up your backpack, present your tickets to the box office at Capitol Theatre (10am - 2pm, Tuesday - Saturday) or Happenstance Coffee Pub (7:30am - 2pm, between Wednesday and Sunday).

 

The Scenic Route $109
We recommend between 11am - 2pm between Wednesday and Saturday. *

A driving or cycling tour from Port Hope to Grafton! Good for a small family of four or great for a date with someone you love. 

 

The Scenic Route tour includes a Cultivate's Big Backyard insulated backpack filled with...

 

  • $90 in gift certificates from 7 partners (below)
  • A detailed digital guide
  • 2 Cultivate coloring pages
  • Award winning local hand sanitizer by Sootsoap ($5 value)
  • 1 free pass to The Mill's Hot Chocolate Hike ($10 value)

 

Participating partners include Haute Goat, Happenstance Bakery and Coffee Roastery, Ganaraska Brewing Company, Betty’s Pies and Tarts, The Mill Restaurant and Pub, Market & Smør and The Lass & Ladle.

 

*To pick up your backpack, present your ticket at Haute Goat (10am - 4pm, Wednesday to Sunday) or at The Lass & Ladle (8am - 7pm - Wednesday to Sunday ).

 

Disclaimer:

While we recommend taking these tours when all of the businesses are open, the certificates don't expire. You can do this at your own pace! Up to you. However we strongly urge you to check out the participating business' hours of operation. These places are small and independent, so things can change quickly. 

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