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Mennonite Country
Food Tours & Tasting Boxes

Join us for a day in the country on our market and food tasting tour.

New for this year, a taste of Mennonite Country delivered to your front door!

A new, unique and tasty way to support small farm,
roadside and family businesses.

Mennonite Country
Food Tours
& Tasting Boxes

A taste of Mennonite Country delivered to your front door! A new, unique and tasty way to support small farm, roadside and family businesses.

SEE OUR TOURS

Tasting Boxes

Some old favourites and new ones from our Mennonite Country Food Tours.
Two sizes of boxes to choose from, filled with delicious local treasures.
Great for gifts! You had better buy two as you are going to want to try it for yourself.

CTV News Kitchener - Made Right Here

"We were so excited to open our Taste of Mennonite Country box and it did not disappoint!
A delightful selection of savoury and sweet delicacies like summer sausage and Long Johns which we can't get in our area.
We will definitely be gifting boxes to our friends and family this holiday season!"
Jodi M.
Orangeville, ON

OUR TOURS & TASTING BOXES

Tasting Boxes

Our tasting boxes are a delicious collection of uniquely local, handmade items we want to introduce to you.
We have a variety of local, small business partners and products to showcase and share.
We will do our best to keep the items as consistent as we can in each seasonal box.
However, items within each seasonal box will vary throughout the year for several reasons:
to showcase seasonal items, inventory availability, and because we have so many amazing things for you to try.
Promotional pictures are ideas/examples of what may be included in the box.

The Big Taste December Festive Box

This tasting box is filled to the brim with local items. Can include an assortment of meats, cheeses, baked goods and/or preserves.

$100.00

December box orders close December 10th
Orders will be shipped during the 3rd & 4th week of the month.

Sold Out!

Meet Me in the Middle Festive Box

Looking for something in between? The "Meet Me in Middle" box is the perfect size for gift giving. Can include an assortment of meats, cheeses, baked goods and/or preserves.

$75.00

December box orders close December 10th
Orders will be shipped during the 3rd & 4th week of the month.

Sold Out!

The Taste a Little Festive Box

This tasting box is a smaller selection of the items that can be found within the large tasting box. Can include an assortment of meats, cheeses, baked goods and/or preserves.

$55.00

December box orders close December 10th
Orders will be shipped during the 3rd & 4th week of the month.

Sold Out!

  February Family Box

This box has lots of tasty treats for the entire family to enjoy. Cookies, breakfast buns, cheese curds
and so much more...

$75.00

February box orders close February 5th
February boxes will be shipped during the 2nd week of the month.

  February Couples Box  

Great for Valentine's Day! This box has some tasty savoury treats for a night in and some sweet treats for breakfast the next day. Cheese, sausage, chutney, breakfast buns just to name a few.

$75.00

February box orders close February 5th
February boxes will be shipped during the 2nd week of the month.

March Break Box  

Treat the family to this box full of fun and yummy treats.
Can someone say hot chocolate and cookies
to start the fun!

$75.00

March box orders close March 10th
March boxes will be shipped during the 2nd or 3rd week of the month.

Shipping
All items are billed by Curious Monkey Food Tours.

Within the Tri-City and Guelph area, there is an additional delivery charge of $12 per box.
Multi-box orders will incur additional shipping charges.
Orders for locations outside of the Tri-City and Guelph area will also incur additional shipping charges.

As some items may only be suitable for local shipping, we reserve the right to substitute products that will arrive at your destination intact and as fresh as possible.
If there are any subsitutions, we guarantee that the deliciousness of your tasting box will not be compromised!
This is a seasonal box containing many full size items, making this a great value and gift. We know you will want more than just one taste of these delicious items.

Corporate Gift Boxes

Not having your annual holiday party this year?
Consider giving a corporate gift box instead.

Your corporate gifts can be customized for any occasion.
Please contact Corinne at curious@curiousmky.com for details.

Mennonite Tours

St. Jacobs & Market Tour

Join us for a day in the country on our market and food tasting tour.

Starting at St. Jacobs Farmer‘s Market where we sample a few local favourites, followed by some free time to enjoy the market and all the fresh local produce. After the market, we will visit the new Block Three brewery for a tour and sampling. Our next stop lies within the heart of Mennonite country. Lunch at the old town general store & cafe; which dates back to the late 1800s and has since been lovingly restored by the cafe‘s owner.

After lunch, we head across the dam and visit a Mennonite farm known for their produce and another famous local treat, maple syrup. We will then make our way into Elmira for one more stop, at the local cheese shop, for a taste of their two most popular items: summer sausage and cheese.

Tours run Thursday and Saturday from May to October.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, tours are currently suspended.

ABOUT US

Corinne Taylor

Monkey Business, Banana Counter

Corinne loves adventure, travel, food and running. She is a proud Canuck that owns Bucket List Travel Adventures and has organized and guided tours all over the world. Corinne developed the Taste of Mennonite County food tour in her home area of Waterloo Region. She has also led food tours in Toronto, Ontario. Corinne is excited to share her favourite places and some monkey business with all of you on the tours.


www.bucketlisttraveladventures.com


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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

FAQS

What if I have dietary and/or allergy restrictions?

Dietary and allergy restrictions can NOT be accommodated within our regular tasting boxes.

However, please feel free to contact us and we may be able to create a custom box to meet your special requirements.

How do I store the boxes?

The boxes will include a mix of baked, perishable and non perishable items.
Some items are best opened and enjoyed as soon as you receive them for maximum freshness.
If not being consumed immediately, or are being given as a gift, we recommend freezing the baked items for maximum freshness when you are ready to deliver them.

How will I receive my tasting box?

We will have specific delivery / drop off days for Elmira, St Jacobs, Kitchener-Waterloo and the surrounding area. Outside of the above areas, including the GTA and beyond, your tasting box will be shipped using a two day delivery service.

What is in the box?

"What isn‘t?" we say!
There could be sweet, salty, spicy, sticky, savoury, crunchy, smooth, and delicious items. Items ranging from jams, jelly, relishes, pickles, mustards, sauces, syrups, baked goods, meats, cheeses and more.

We also provide some serving and pairing suggestions for the items, and information on the local supplier.

Can you customize a tasting box?

Tasting boxes are the perfect gift for all occasions! And they make for a great corporate gift.
Contact us and we can customize large or small boxes to your budget and tastes.

Where do you ship to and how much does shipping cost?

Within the Tri-city and Guelph area, there is an additional delivery charge of $12 per box.
Multi-box orders, and/or orders for locations outside of the Tri-Cities and Guelph area, will incur additional shipping charges.

As some items may only be suitable for local shipping, we reserve the right to substitute products that will arrive at your destination intact and as fresh as possible.
If there are any subsitutions, we guarantee that the deliciousness of your tasting box will not be compromised!

CONTACT

Order your tasting boxes today!

Curious@curiousmky.com
519 210 2111