Harrowsmith, Ontario

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Harrowsmith is a community in South Frontenac, Ontario, north of Kingston, once noted for its cheddar cheese, produced by the Harrowsmith Cheese Factory. As a farming village in an area resettled by many back-to-the-land emigrants from urban areas in the 1960s-1980s, the village gave its name to the country living magazine Harrowsmith.

Harrowsmith is home to Centennial Park, a large park adjacent to Rd 38 which includes soccer fields, baseball diamonds, play structures and hosts many community activities.[1]

Coordinates: 44°24′19″N 76°39′53″W / 44.40528°N 76.66472°W / 44.40528; -76.66472[2]


  1. ^ "Parks and Green Spaces". 2 March 2021.
  2. ^ "Harrowsmith". Geographical Names Data Base. Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved November 19, 2010.