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Over 12 years cultivating relationships with the very best local farms, producers
We believe the creation of a local food system, built on principles of sustainability and biodiversity,
be both financially sustainable for farmers and affordable for consumers.
We've spent more than a decade developing personal relationships with close to 60 local farmers and their
families built on respect and trust as we're determined to help them grow. We want to put more
into local farms so they can continue to grow the most nutritious and delicious produce while preserving
farmland and biodiversity around Toronto.
Learn how we support local
We searched high and low to find the farmers who are raising animals locally on real grass, feeding them
food, and treating them with real respect. Our promise is to share nothing but premium products with
absolutely no added hormones, antibiotics, GMO feed or any other funny business. Just straight up
and unbelievable taste. So, here’s to feeling good about what you eat (and what you eat, eats too).
John and Carol Fennema started Fenwood Farm in Ancaster with the intention of raising nutritional
to roam in the sun when the weather is nice, their free-range White Rock chickens enjoy a diet
vitamins, herbs and probiotics to ensure that they don’t just live, they thrive.
In 2005, five families came together with a promise to provide Ontario’s best-kept secret: Red
Angus cattle raised in herds on the natural green pastures of the Northern shores of Lake Huron.
stress-free environments and are grass-fed and finished on a locally grown pea and barley blend.
Jeff and his heritage-breed pigs live on pasture in Huron County with the freedom to roam and
access to shelter as they please. He repurposes his cover crops to supplement the feed as part
commitment to sustainability. This pork isn’t just out of this world in flavour, it’s making it
The Harleys are raising their Red Rock chickens together in family groups near Keene, Ontario.
They believe in keeping stress to an absolute minimum and maximizing access to fresh air,
pasture and forage crops to raise them the way nature intended. With sustainability practises in
place, their farm naturally regenerates with a 7-year cycle!
Browse our Sustainable Meat
We sought out to help you find the best of the best in sustainable Canadian seafood. Fisherfolk delivers the goods by working directly with the real ‘fisherfolk’ (they’ve been out on the boats and everything) just to be 1,000% sure that they never overfish (scout’s honour!). Plus, they pay their folk fairly so that they can afford to take care of our delicate lakes and, oceans too.
If that wasn’t enough, they also freeze ‘em up fresh-caught off the boat to lock in that holy-crap-this-is-the-best-seafood-I’ve-ever-had-in-my-entire-life feeling. Yep, it’s almost too good to be true.
Browse our Fisher Folk goods
We're always trying to build out the local food system and so in 2018 we decided to build our own state
of the art kitchen as a natural extension of our farm fresh products. (It was like grocery shopping when
you're hungry, nothing was off limits). Mama's Kitchen started with a team of top-notch chefs and
experts creating dishes from scratch in the spirit of home cooking.
Our executive chef and team of food experts in Mama's Kitchen create seasonal salads, prepared meals,
sides, soups and baked goods from scratch inspired by our local farms and seasons.
We use mostly organic ingredients
All meals made fresh from scratch
Offer weekly menu changes and seasonal core favourites
Improve the selection of vegan options
Use local ingredients our small farms and artisans
Reduce waste every step of the way
Browse our in-house Kitchen goods
We work with over 50 local artisans who share our same values of supporting local and organic farmers! We
have been working with many of these shops since we first opened and we have continued to add new ones
every year who are the best at what they do in the city. Many of our partners create products just for
us and work with us to bring you new and exciting products every season!
Meet all of our Local Artisans