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Sun, Aug 18


GoodLot Farm & GoodLot Farmstead Brewing

Honey Tasting in the GoodLot Hopyard

Enjoy a guided honey tasting among the hops with beekeeper and landscape designer Gillian Leitch of Alter Eden. Taste and compare 12 different honeys-from the GoodLot hives to hives in France. Learn about the floral content of honey and about pollinator ecology.

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Honey Tasting in the  GoodLot Hopyard
Honey Tasting in the  GoodLot Hopyard

Time & Location

Aug 18, 2019, 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

GoodLot Farm & GoodLot Farmstead Brewing, 18825 Shaws Creek Rd, Alton, ON L7K 1L3, Canada

About The Event

Taste and learn about honey with apiarist Gillian Leitch of Alter Eden.  "The honeys selected are chosen for their flavour and diversity as well as their local source, organic methods and in the case of international selections, their unique varietals as well."

  • The  twelve varieties of honey will be paired with local fruits, greens, nuts and special cheeses selected by Christine of Formage Cheese in Orangeville.   
  • Enjoy a flight of three GoodLot farm crafted beers while you taste the pairings in the beautiful setting of the hopyard.
  • Visit the hives for a quick "hello" and learn a bit more about pollinator ecology and beekeeping.   
  • Take home a jar of AlterEden honey.

The event is rain or shine.

Participants must be 19 years of age or older.

Limited to 14 tickets.


  • Honey Tasting in the Hopyard

    Ticket includes: - tasting and pairing of 12 honeys with local food. -flight of 3 GoodLot beer -bottle of AlterEden honey




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