Farms for Kids in Toronto and the GTA

Family fun on the farm, pick-your-own, and farm shop. Fun Farm Yard activities include farm animals, farm bouncer, tractor track, wagon rides and much more. Pumpkinland and Harvest Festival weekends. Birthday parties and school tours. May–Oct. 31.

Wild Things Petting Farm

2825 Markham-Pickering Townline Rd., Pickering

Year-round petting farm with goats, sheep, cows and more, depending on season. Birthday parties and off-site programs. Drop-in Apr.–Nov.; by appointment Dec.–Mar.

Riverdale Farm

201 Winchester Street, Toronto, ON, Canada

Riverdale Farm is a great way to introduce your city kid to rural living without leaving the metropolitan area. Kids can get up close to, and discover more about, farm animals like sheep, cows, turkeys, rabbits, and more. They can chat with a farmer and explore the 7.5 acres of woods, ponds, and gardens. Free; open daily 9 am–5 pm.

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