We are an operating farm. Ridgeway Lavender Incorporated will not be held responsible for any losses, damages, or injuries incurred by guests on owned, leased, or rented property or land. You assume all risks when you enter our stores or farms. By visiting Ridgeway Lavender, you voluntarily assume all risks.
All guests must respect the rules and instructions of any member of the Ridgeway Lavender Team.
Please do not walk over or on the lavender.
Do not venture in staff only areas or fenced-in areas.
Do not jump over ditches or the white chain.
Do not touch the irrigation system or any other farm equipment.
All guests on the property must comply with all municipal by-laws. This includes, but is not limited to smoking, firework prohibition, and fire regulations.
1. Smoking: In compliance with the Ontario Smoke-Free Act, Niagara Region Smoke and Vape-Free Outdoor Spaces By-Law 112-2013, and company policy, smoking is prohibited on the farm except in designated smoking areas. This includes tobacco, vaping products, and marijuana.
2. Fireworks: In compliance with City of Port Colborne By-Law 6613/66/18, Office of the Port Colborne Fire Chief, and company policy, fireworks are prohibited on company-owned, leased, or rented land.
3. Fire Safety: Ridgeway Lavender takes fire safety very seriously. To avoid fires, all guests must comply with instructions from staff, management, and the Fire Department.
4. Alcohol: In compliance with the Sections 29 and 30 of the Liquor License Act, alcohol will not be served to individuals that are or appear to be intoxicated, and will only be served to those who are 19 years of age or older. No person under the age of 19 will be permitted to consume or have alcohol in their possession.
We understand the interest some may have in visiting and looking around our farm properties. Soon, we will be able to allow visitors to see the beautiful lavender plants.
The Port Colborne farm is open for visitors. However, do not enter the property unless we are open. You are welcome to take as many photographs as you want from the road and when on the property when we are open! :)
The Fort Erie / Ridgeway farm may soon be open to visitors. However, do not enter the property unless we are open.
At this time the land in Fort Erie poses many hazards. The land is in the process of being cleared and prepared for expansion. Lavender has been planted on that property. Debris, stumps, and other hidden hazards are present. The property has signs erected and placed so that the signs are clearly visible in daylight under normal conditions from the approach to each ordinary point of access to the premises, in compliance with Subsection 7(4) of the Trespass to Property Act, R.S.O. 1990.
Please do not go to or enter that farm property. You can be seriously injured.
We would like to remind everyone that it is illegal to trespass on agricultural land used for cultivation or enter a premises when entry is prohibited in Ontario. Anyone who does so is in contravention of Section 2 and/or 3 of the Trespass to Property Act, R.S.O. 1990. This includes with ATVs and snowmobiles.
Persons found guilty face a maximum fine of $10,000.
Thank you for not trespassing! We look forward to seeing you visit our properties when we open them to the public!
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