From our Hands to your Table

It’s time to serve up a new standard – and it starts with supporting local.

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The next time you sit down to enjoy a meal, whether it be in the comfort of your home, or within the walls of your favourite restaurant, take a closer look at what’s in front of you before you dig in.

From creation to consumption and everything in between, when you know the story behind the food on your plate, it will leave you with a better taste in your mouth.

Fresh fruits and vegetables, dairy products, locally raised cattle, and more – discover the stories behind the locally-produced foods and the restaurants that serve them.

It’s time to serve up a new standard – and it starts with supporting local.

Do you know the story behind the food on your plate?

Do you know where your food comes from?

Let’s dig in…

Discover a few of the local producers and restaurants that serve them right in your backyard!

MIDDLESEX COUNTY

Fat Olive & Whitecrest Mushrooms

With a passion to grow food locally, and a promise to support other businesses in the community, Whitecrest Mushrooms in Middlesex County is one of Fat Olive’s trusted local producers. By using the freshest mushrooms available, owner Dino Dassie serves up a new standard in his Italian-inspired restaurant.

MIDDLESEX COUNTY

MJ’s Roadhouse & Crunican Orchards

From desserts to salads to pizzas and more, MJ’s Roadhouse in Lucan, Ontario adds a taste of home to their menu by sourcing their apples locally from Crunican Orchards – a family-run, fourth-generation apple farm located just outside of Elginfield in Middlesex County.

LAMBTON COUNTY

LOCA & Great Lakes Goat Dairy

Comfort food kicked up a notch, with a slice of local – that’s what you can expect when you eat at LOCA in Wyoming, Ontario. With a passion for farm-to-table, LOCA sources all their cheeses exclusively from Great Lakes Goat Dairy – a local goat milk farm that produces a wide variety of premium cheeses.

LAMBTON COUNTY

Personal Touch & Dickenson Farms

You don’t have to go far for great food. Owner of Personal Touch Eatery, Paresh Thakkar, brings flavours from around the world to Lambton County. With wholesome beef sourced straight from Dickenson Farms in Oil Springs, you know exactly what’s on the plate in front of you.

Hear from our Featured Businesses

Quality food is closer than you think. Here’s what a couple of our local restaurants had to say about their experience with supporting local producers and the importance of this relationship.

Personal Touch Eatery & Catering

Restaurant in Lambton County

“I enjoyed the opportunity to share one of the many relationships that I have created with local farmers/suppliers, as it is important for people to know where their food comes from, and also to know what an abundance of great local suppliers we have!”

Paresh Thakkar, Owner

MJ's Roadhouse

Restaurant in Middlesex County

Thank you so much for letting us be part of something so great!

Matt Long – MJ’s Roundhouse

Are you a local restaurant in Middlesex or Lambton County interested in working with your local farms or producers? Fill out the form below and tell us what you are looking for, or share with us your experience of choosing local!

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