Fall is an exquisite season that delights
all the senses, especially when exploring the picturesque Memphrémagog
region. The colours are breathtaking, the scenery is
postcard-perfect, and the harvests are abundant. It’s the perfect
time to stock up on produce at the market, pick cucurbits of all
shapes and sizes, and celebrate the best of fall over a glass of
wine or beer!
Located in the rolling hills of the Township
of Potton, the Mansonville
public market welcomes you every Saturday until Thanksgiving,
from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. There, you’ll discover a wide variety of fresh
produce from local farms, such as meats, fish, cheeses, ready-to-eat
meals, maple syrup as well as handicrafts. Stop by the market café to enjoy
a cappuccino with a delicious pastry. Follow this Facebook
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Marking the arrival of fall, squash and
pumpkins are the stars of the show at La
Ferme Potagère, a perfect spot to go pick your own. Other
fresh products are also on offer depending on the season, such as
blueberries, grapes and honeyberries, as well as a wide variety of
pork products and prepared dishes. Plus, visitors of all ages will
be delighted to meet the laying hens and piglets on the site!
From September 15 to 17, 2023, head to
Mont-Orford for the 7th edition of La
Grande Coulée, Quebec’s only mountain beer festival. Between
two local beer tastings, take a ride to the top of the mountain and
soak up the spectacular view. This event features a festive
atmosphere from the foot of the slopes to the summit, with live
outdoor musical performances, a kids’ zone and, of course,
microbreweries from across the province!
From mid-September to mid-October, vineyards throughout the region take on a festive atmosphere during the grape harvest season. Wine connoisseurs and curious gourmets gather to enjoy an exceptional agritourism experience, take part in a guided tour with wine tasting, meet with winemakers, learn about winegrowing, discover a ton of local products and more. Make sure to take in the spectacular scenery during a walk or picnic among the vines!