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Communities in Bloom Book 2017

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Steckle's Produce and Flowers

Growing high quality food is not just a business, but a way of life. As farmers, we are motivated by a deep love for the land and a desire to share the goodness of homegrown with you and your family. Visit our farm and experience the benefits of choosing family farm fresh.

Palmerston Agricultural Society Park

The Palmerston Agricultural Society Park is located off of Yonge and Albert Street on the edge of Palmerston. It includes four soccer pitchs, two baseball diamonds, a playground and a pavilion. It is adjacent to the Palmerston and District Community Centre.

Tannery Park

Nestled in Harriston’s downtown, Tannery Park lies directly over top of the Maitland River. Its features include a historic mural, flower beds, and a grass-lined path at the rear of the park.

Harriston Lions Park

The Harriston Lions Park is located at the corner of Arthur and John Street. Its main feature is the children’s playground.

Palmerston Public Pool & Splash Pad

Centered in the Palmerston Lions Heritage Park, the Pool and Splash Pad feature a variety of swimming programs and private lessons. It is open during summer only.

Greenbush Heritage Organic Farm

Owned and operated by Terry and Krista Fisk, Greenbush Organic Farm is a small-scale certified organic market garden producing fresh organic fruits and vegetables. It is located on Highway 9 between Harriston and Clifford.

Reroot Organic Farm

Reroot Organic Farm covers 70 acres of land and sells a wide variety of vegetables, fruits, herbs and honey. Chicken, turkey and pork are also available, as well as free-range eggs. All of their produce is certified organic and they offer a community shared agriculture program.

Cedarwood Honey

Cedarwood Honey is a local honey business offering a variety of products and services. They are located on Highway 89, just outside of Harriston.

WildThings Plant Farm

Wild Things Plant Farm has a wide variety of native and exotic plant species on display in their gardens, greenhouses and along their walking trail.

Kamma's Perennials

Kamma’s Perennials offers field grown perennials by the shovel full, outside of Palmerston on Wellington Road 5 towards Harriston.

Hawthorn Farm

Hawthorn Farm sells organic flower, grass, herb and vegetable seeds. They are located near Palmerston.

Palmerston Lions Heritage Park

Palmerston’s Lions Heritage Park is built along the old railway tracks. It includes a playground, splash pad, pool, tennis court, pavilion and walking path, as well as the Palmerston Railway Heritage Museum, the Pedestrian Bridge and Old 81.

Clifford Rotary Park

Next to the highway, the Clifford Rotary Park runs along Park Street. Its pavilion and meditation circle are separated by a covered wooden bridge over the local creek.

Lawrence Park

Featuring a baseball diamond, pavilion and children’s playground, Lawrence Park is located on Brunswick Street in Palmerston, between Boulton and Daly.

Harriston Kinsmen Pool

The Kinsmen Pool is situated on the corner of Raglan and Queen street in Harriston. During the summer it offers swimming lessons, aqua-fit programs and lifeguarding classes.

Harriston Kinsmen Park

The Kinsmen Park is located on Raglan Street, nestled between the Kinsmen Pool and the Maitland River. Its playground and the large shade trees surrounding the park are its distinguishing characteristics.

I.O.D.E. Park

Directly opposite the Lions Park, Harriston’s I.O.D.E. Park runs along the Greenway Trail. The park contains well-kept gardens, and a beautiful wooden gazebo.

C & M Seeds / Palmerston Grain

C & M Seeds is a seed company located outside of Palmerston; it was founded in 1978. They sell various types of wheat seeds, as well as strains of soybean, barley, oats and mixed grains.

Palmerston Grain is a large scale grain elevator based outside of Palmerston.

Greenway Trail

The Greenway Trail winds through Harriston’s downtown and parks areas as it follows the contours of the Maitland River.

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