For those who want have an immersive farm experience, visit this goat farm located in Port Hope, a little over an hour from Toronto and half an hour from Oshawa.
Rambling the Northumberland Hills, Haute Goat is a 200 acre farm stocked with Nigerian Dwarf goats, Icelandic horses, alpacas, chickens and more! With options for picnicking or farm bought lunch and a marvellous view of frolicking goats and the nice aroma from the huge flower gardens with Northumberland hills acting as backdrop, a visit to Haute Goat is delightful trip for animal lovers.
THINGS TO DO AT HAUTE GOAT:
Being at Haute Goat is not a mere self guided tour to see and touch the friendly goats present on the farm.
WHAT TO DO AT THE FARM
BEHIND THE SCENES: There is more than just being on the farm and you can decide to go behind the scenes to Shmurgle(nuggle, smooch, hug, cuddle) alpacas, chickens, horses and the Nigerian Dwarf goats. With the help of the gracious and welcoming hosts, you will experience the joy of connecting with goats and also learn the most interesting things about them, the history of the farm and get introduced to the friendly livestock dogs.
GOAT YOGA: Do downward dog alongside barnyard goats! The incredible experience at Haute Goat is yoga practice with the friendly goats in the designed playground where you can go by yourself or with one of the Haute Goat instructors.
WORKSHOPS: Farm life workshops are offered where a series of classes, workshops and other forms of learning opportunities shall give you a good insight into the different farm life aspects. All the workshops are headed and led by an expert specialized in the area.
FARM STAY: Make a weekend of it! Delicious Big farm breakfasts included!!!
SHOP: Any tour or adventure is usually characterized by purchases that will remind you of the trip you went! Get handmade premium goat milk goodies Goat Butter Caramel Corn and Decadent Goat Buttercrunch to luxurious skin care products such as Raw Goat Milk soap bars, Facial Milk Cleanser, Lip Balms and more in from the farm gate store.In case you are hungry, you can get lunch too!
Guided tours Saturdays at 2pm.
The farm is open Wednesday to Sunday from 10-4 for free self-guided tours.
HOW TO GET TO THE FARM, IF YOU DON’T HAVE A CAR
Take the Go Train to Oshawa and the Haute Goat Shuttle will pick you up! Minimum two people, $20 per person return. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange.
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