Popular Milton farm with market and giant corn maze permanently closed
People from in and around the Milton area have taken to social media to share their disappointment in the permanent closure of a popular Campbellville farm that was known for its market, giant corn maze and wagon rides.
The family recently announced that the farm will be closed as of March 27, 2023.
“We are announcing with mixed emotions, the closure of Stonehaven Farms due to retirement as of March 27, 2023. Our farm family sincerely thanks you for your support over the years creating wonderful memories that will never be forgotten and forever cherished,” the website reads.
“We are truly sorry that we were not able to thank our loyal customers in person (you know who you are) and trust that you will create new relationships with other wonderful local farms offering farm fresh products from their farm to your table. Treat your tastebuds!”
Stonehaven Farms, which originated in Clarkson (now part of modern-day Mississauga) in 1904 before moving to its current spot in Milton, has been run by six generations of the Trenwith family.
According to Stonehaven’s website, the farm has been active in Campbellville (a rural community that’s part of Milton) since 1957. On the website, the family says Stonehaven was a key supplier of strawberries for several grocery chains and farmers’ markets until 2008. After that, the family invited residents to visit the farm and purchase produce directly from its seasonal “on farm market.”
“Wow, this was our family tradition each September to do the corn maze and pick a pumpkin, sad to see it close but happy for them to enjoy their retirement, well earned, they provided a lot of joy to the area for many years,” a poster wrote on the Milton Talk Facebook page in response to the news.
Other posters also expressed shock and wished the owners well.
“We only went once, but it was thoroughly enjoyable. Enjoy retirement,” another poster said.
Prior to closing, Stonehaven sold a number of goods, including homegrown and local produce, pumpkins, baked goods, frozen foods, cheese, apple cider, maple syrup, honey, eggs, preserves, gourds and more.
The farm was a hotspot for seasonal fun, boasting a seven-acre corn maze, covered sandbox, wagon rides and straw bale area for children to play on.insauga's Editorial Standards and Policies advertising