10 Tasty Places to Visit in the Montérégie Region

In collaboration with
Tourisme Montérégie

Whether you’re looking for gorgeous fruit, fresh veggies or even more food products, the Montérégie region is brimming with locations where you can take in the flavours of fall. Go directly to the source with these enchanting sites, meeting producers, farmers and artisans along the way. Here are 10 culinary destinations recommended by our partner, Tourisme Montérégie.

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Farmers Markets

1. Le 1555 Marché Public in Saint-Hyacinthe

It’s been the meeting place for vegetable and agricultural producers since 1830! Fishmonger, baker, butcher; you can find many specialty and fine products all year long. It’s a paradise for food lovers looking for tasty, quality ingredients to cook. 1555 rue des Cascades, Saint-Hyacinthe | Le 1555 Marché public

2. Ferme Guyon in Chambly

Replenish your reusable bags with local foods and let yourself be charmed by Québécois tableware. Every day, this market sells farm-fresh and artisanal products to help you create delicious meals. There’s also a butterfly pavilion where you can observe hundreds of butterflies! 1001 rue Patrick-Farrar, Chambly | Ferme Guyon

Local, Farm-Fresh Products

3. Ferme St-Ours in Saint-Ours

Regional products, the majority of them organic, are waiting for you at this eco-responsible farm’s boutique. There are eggs from free-run hens, but we also have a weakness for their sunflower oil and maple vinaigrette. They’ve been innovators for 25 years. 2382 chemin des Patriotes, Saint-Ours | Ferme St-Ours

4. Ferme du Domaine Quinchien in Vaudreuil-Dorion

Nature fans, this place is for you. Make your way over to meet farm animals and do some goat yoga. Once there, you’ll also have access to organic products like vegetables, fruit, microgreens, fines herbes and herbal teas. You can practically spend the entire day there! 552 route de Lotbinière, Vaudreuil-Dorion | Ferme du Domaine Quinchien

5. Canard du Village in Saint-Pie

Specializing in raising non-stuffed Muscovy ducks, this fourth- and fifth-generation ancestral farm does things with care. The result: refined, delicious products that will give you the urge to add this bird to your everyday menu. An inspiring family enterprise! 724 rang Double, Saint-Pie | Canard du Village

Pick-Your-Own Fruits And Vegetables

6. Ferme La Fille du Roy in Sainte-Madeleine

A passion for food that’s been ongoing for six generations! It’s possible to gather and harvest squash, pumpkins, ground cherries, tomatillos and artichokes when production allows for it. A must-try: the corn maze! 1920, rang Saint-Simon, Sainte-Madeleine, Ferme La Fille du Roy

7. Quinn Farm in Notre-Dame-de-l’Île-Perrot

The kiosk at the farm abounds with 20 types of vegetables for purchase. You can pick apples by appointment and visit the animals in the barn. From farm to table, you’ll be hard-pressed to find anything fresher for your colourful recipes! 2495 boul. Perrot, Notre-Dame-de-l'Île-Perrot | Quinn Farm

8. Argouseraie Quénébro in Roxton Pond

The seaberry in all its splendour! This tiny orange fruit packed with vitamins is the star in this area where 7,500 plants dominate the landscape. More than 80 seaberry-based products are available, whether food products or processed at the farm. It’s also possible to go for a stroll along the many paths nearby. 1825 avenue du Lac Est, Roxton Pond | Argouseraie Quénébro

9. Vergers & Cidrerie Denis Charbonneau in Mont-Saint-Grégoire

Apples taste even better when you pick them yourself! Come harvest this delicious fruit from 25,000 trees that include around 15 apple varieties. Pick-your-own pears, plums and pumpkins add to the experience, as do a gourmet shop and a cider tasting. 575 rang de la Montagne, Mont-Saint-Grégoire | Vergers & Cidrerie Denis Charbonneau

10. Vergers Cassidy in Franklin

Picking your own fruit is part of the tradition here! The stunning orchard is full of apples, and be sure to stop by the boutique to add more goodies to your bag. When you get home, you’re ready to bake this gorgeous red fruit in all sorts of sweet recipes. 2910, route 202, Franklin | Vergers Cassidy

A day in the country

From public markets to farms, the Montérégie region is brimming with delicious local products, especially at this time of year. All it takes is a few hours on the road to discover these family destinations. You’ll discover the richness of the region while meeting those who sow the seeds of their passion year after year.

This article is a collaboration between RICARDO and Tourisme Montérégie.