22 Sep, 2013
Ottawa giveaway alert: passes to Saunders Farm, the best fall fun around
We have a winner! Thanks for your entries everyone!
Regular readers already know how much my family enjoys Saunders Farm. Saunders has been a Fishbowl patron for a few years but our relationship actually goes farther back. We’ve been visiting Saunders since my youngest was a babe-in-arms. In recent years we started going in the summertime too (it’s got a whole different vibe during the summer months!) but for us, the biggest draw was always in the Fall.
There are lots of reasons why we made a trip out there every October and why we continue doing so. One of the things Saunders does really well is that they cater to kids of different stages and ages and there’s no shortage of things to see and do. Some of our personal favourites include the different hedge mazes, the haunted hay ride, the jumping pillows (they are SUPER FUN), gem mining, and the pedal cars. They are JUST starting to become brave enough to do the Barn of Terror too. (Who am I kidding, I’m barely brave enough!)
When the kids were younger there was a bigger focus on the stage shows, play structures and climbers, and the Discovery Barn. And then there’s the food. We normally pack picnics when we go for these kind of adventures but when we visit Saunders we make sure we time it for lunch. And now there’s even a BETTER reason to do so.
This year Saunders introduced something new that I’m pretty excited to try… a “walk up” restaurant called the Farmer’s Table that serves fresh local foods. The new menu starts on September 28, and it’s droolworthy. Here’s a ssampling of what you’ll be able to find there: local ploughman’s lunch with summer sausages, apple chutney and glengarry cheeses; Seed to Sausage BBQ applewood smoked sausages; O’Brien’s gourmet beef burger with Redhead pantry BBQ sauce; kale and quinoa salad; Hall’s fresh honeycrisp apples and aged cheddar; and of course, fresh cut fries.
I’m salivating just thinking about it.
Anyway, yes, I am very happy to have the opportunity to give away FOUR passes to Saunders to one lucky family. I’m excited because (a) I love to give things away and (b) I love Saunders Farm and (c) you are practically guaranteed a good time.
- Leave a comment below and tell me what your favourite memory is from Saunders Farm. If you’ve never been, take a look at the Saunders Farm website and let me know what you’re looking forward to seeing.
- Do you follow the Fishbowl on Facebook too? You can also drop your comment on this post and double your chances of winning.
- This giveaway is void where prohibited by law.
- If you can’t post your comment for whatever reason you can email it to me for posting at andrea at quietfish dot com. Please note, I cannot be responsible if your entry is misdirected or gets stuck in my Spam folder!
That’s it! Entries must be in by noon on September 29 2013, at which point I’ll do a random draw of all qualifying entries. The winner will be contacted by email, so make sure you leave a valid address.
Thank you Saunders Farm! And good luck to you all!