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A little taste of Italy in downtown Stirling!

Bio Essential Botanicals

Simply Sprouted 'Way Better' Tortilla Chips with Mozzarella and Cheddar

Bio Essential Botanicals will be serving a Way Better chip exploding with good-for-you nutrients provided by a unique variety of germinated ancient grains. This nutritious snack will be paired with Mozzarella di Bufala and water buffalo cheddar!

To fill your chocolate craving we will also be serving a tasty, guilt free Dark Mint Chocolate enriched with germinated Broccoli Seed powder!

Capers Brasserie & Wine Bar

BBQ Buffalo Brisket Sandwich

Try our delicious brisket sandwich grilled to perfection and served with Mozzarella di Bufala salad!

It's time for a real Burger!

Buffalo Cheese Poutin

Try our gooey poutin served with mozzarella di bufala cheese and gravy over fresh cut fries!

Water Buffalo Beef Slider
Don't miss our buffalo meat sliders (burger) served on a fresh bun and topped with water buffalo cheese and local fixings!

Ricotta Fritters
Crisp on the outside and light and fluffy on the inside, enjoy fritters made with ricotta cheese!

Harvest Hastings

Ricotta  Gnocchi

Enjoy this traditional Italian recipe! Fresh handmade Ricotta gnocchi tossed in a tomato beef sauce, using water buffalo meat and fresh local produce. 

Fried Broccoli with Cheese
Fried to perfection makes a sweet and delicious treat. Made with multiple cheeses from water buffalo milk!

Also.......don't miss a surprise dessert at the Harvest Hastings booth!

Hastings County Beer Festival

Beer & Wine and Cider....OH MY!

Join the Beer Festival team as they serve up local craft beer, wine and cider!

While enjoying your nice cold beverage, get your tickets for the Hastings County Beer Festival being held October 13th in Stirling at Farmtown Park!

Ontario Water Buffalo Co.

Caprese Salad

Fresh Mozzarella di Bufala paired with fresh tomato, basil and drizzled with balsamic vinaigrette!

Products for sale at the event include:
Cheese: Mozzarella di Bufala, Ricotta, Cheddar (smoked and regular)
Meat: Pepperettes , Jerky, Sausage, Hamburger

Pasta Tavola Authentic fresh pastas, sauces and take-away meals.

Water Buffalo Ricotta Cannoli

Marsala wine pastry filled with sweet water buffalo ricotta cream filling.

Carta Di Musica

Roasted red pepper and smoked scamorza dip or artichoke spinach & water buffalo cheddar cheese dip served with hand rolled Italian flat bread.

Pomodoro Trattoria and East & Main Bistro

Panini with Smoked Scamorza

Freshly made panini with apple and roasted red pepper jelly topped with smoked water buffalo scamorza cheese.

Smoked Scamorza Arancini
Arancini filled with slowly braised water buffalo ragu and smoked scamorza!

Queen of the Kitchen Artisan Chocolate

Belgian Chocolate Truffles with Ricotta

Choose between a variety of delectable flavours, all made with the richness of creamy ricotta cheese!

Festival flavours include Dark Chocolate Vanilla Bean with Almond, Milk Chocolate Caramel with Sea Salt and Dark Chocolate Coffee Cream enrobed in White Chocolate!

The Scoop

Semifreddo with Ricotta

Semifreddo, meaning 'half cold' in Italian, is a class of semi-frozen dessert with the texture of frozen mousse. This delectable treat is usually produced with two equal parts of ice cream and whipped cream, but in this case we are using ice cream and water buffalo ricotta featuring chocolate and coconut flavours!!

Buon appetito! 

Stirling Creamery

Shaved Buffalo Roast with Smoked Cheddar

Try our tender shaved water buffalo roast served on a toasted herb de provence bun and topped with smoked water buffalo cheddar.

Red Baby Potatoes with Smoked Cheddar
Enjoy roasted artisan garlic red baby potatoes served with smoked water buffalo cheddar cheese.

Better Butter...Naturally! The Stirling Creamery will also be serving an assortment of fresh breads with new European style butter, as well as homemade mini butter tarts from Stirling's 'Little Taste of Paradise.'

West Wings

Italian Sodas
& Lattes
Stop by for a taste of refreshing Italian Soda- flavours include lime, lemon & cherry! Espresso and lattes also available on site. 
Festival Entertainment

Lynzi Couch- Fiddler

Travis Whiteman- Acoustic

Pat Kelleher- 60s & 70s Rock & Folk