This Saturday is our first Farmers Market at the freshii location in Rosedale, 1055 Yonge Street. Come say hi, meet the Provender TO team, some local farmers from our ON network and treat yourself to farm fresh produce. We are happy to be brining you farm fresh food from LAMBlicious, Pheasant Hill Farms, Sauble River Farm, Twin Creeks Organic Farm, Grassroot Organics and Kind Organics. Read on to learn more about these amazing producers, then come visit us Saturday’s to grab the delicious, fresh food they are providing. See you there!
TWIN CREEK FARM - OWEN SOUND, ON
We are a small, diverse family farm located in the rolling hills of the Niagara Escarpment, nestled in the northern headwaters of the Big Head River. We began farming there in 1998 and are proud to offer Certified Naturally Grown vegetables and grass fed meat.
We consider our farm produce to be ‘Beyond Organic’. Our animals have 100% access to fresh green grass throughout our 'green’ growing season. We use organic and sustainable growing methods. Livestock, hay, grains and vegetables grown at Twin Creeks are primarily heritage breeds and varieties with absolutely NO pesticides, chemical fertilizers, hormones, or GMO technology.
SAUBLE RIVER FARMS - ALLENFORD, ON
Sauble River Farms is located in Allenford, Ontario, Canada. Sauble River Farms is a family run farm with 100% Pure Maple Syrup as a specialty. Bob & Donna Lesperance have been making Maple Syrup since 1981. They are members of the Ontario Maple Syrup Producers Association (OMPSA).
PHEASANT HILL FARMS - OWEN SOUND, ON
Pheasant Hill Farm is a small family farm selling GMO free meat products whole or one package at a time. Our meat products have all been raised on our farm. We sell pheasant, guinea fowl, duck, partridge, pastured Berkshire pork, fresh rainbow eggs, heritage chicken and feathers.
Our Berkshire and heritage pigs are raised outside on pastured land and we have 3 large flight pens located in the middle of our farm to keep pheasant, partridge and guinea fowl.
LAMBlicious - SOUTH BRUCE PENINSULA, ON
FREE RANGE ONTARIO LOCAL LAMB
LAMBlicious provides Ontario free range local lamb all year round. Our free range lamb are raised on our family owned farm and are fed high quality grass and grains throughout the year. We ensure our meat is free of hormones and animal by products, providing the highest quality meat from the farmer to the customer. Our flock is made up of Katahdin, Dorset, and Cheviot Cross.Our most important standard is working sustainably and responsible. We abide by the CFIA guidelines and regulations.
KIND ORGANICS - HOLLAND MARSH, ON
Kind Organics is located 40 minutes north of Toronto in the Holland Marsh area of Southern Ontario. We grow many type of greens, herbs and vegetables. We produce Salad Blends, Sprouts, Wheat Grass, Micro Greens, Fine Culinary Herbs, Edible Flowers and various kinds of Baby Greens. We use organic farming techniques and are moving towards bio-dynamic farming. The farm is located on a small rural property that, prior to our move here in 2009, had not been farmed for almost 20 years. We try to till as little as possible to preserve the rich nutrient & microbial content of the soil.
GRASSROOTS ORGANICS- KAWARTHA LAKES, ON
We live and work on our family farm in the beautiful Kawartha Lakes. Aside from growing produce, harvesting wild edibles, and tending to livestock we are also busy raising our children. We broke ground in 2001 and have sinced ditched our jobs in the food service industry, founded a regional CSA program, are key players in food distribution from many other sustainable farms in the Kawartha Lakes. From early spring to early winter we tend to our market garden, hatch/raise heritage poultry, harvest wild edibles, market our goods to some of Toronto’s finest restaurants, and attend The Brickwork’s Farmers Market.