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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!


Arva Grain, Arva Mill House Bakery, Arva Flour Mills

When you bite into Arva Mill House Bakery treats, you’re not just savoring deliciousness, but you’re also experiencing the taste of 3 local businesses that care about quality and tradition. Together, Arva Grain, Arva Mills and Arva Mill House Bakery, are committed to providing their customers with the best quality products that showcase the rich flavours of locally sourced ingredients.


Local Wyoming and Jack Pine Meadows

Local Wyoming, a farm-to-table restaurant, partners with Jack Pine Meadows, a local generational farm near Camlachie, to curate delectable menu items using premier, fresh and seasonal ingredients. This collaboration between Local Wyoming and Jack Pine Meadows, rooted in a longstanding history, consistently pleases customers and leaves them wanting more.


Call the Chef & Bluewater Beef

Call The Chef owner, Vanessa Lobodzinski, understands that fresh, top-quality ingredients are important for creating delicious dishes. Working with Bluewater Beef owners Sandi and Murray Shaw, she can keep her kitchen stocked with ethically grown, hormone-free, grass-fed beef year-round and help introduce these local ingredients to the community through her elevated comfort food.


43 North & Slegers Living Organic Greens

43 North Pubhouse serves upscale-style pub food created by sous chef Kyle Trafford. With the convenience of Slegers Living Organic Greens just down the road, owners Joe and Pauline Slegers are able to provide the restaurant with exceptional, quality greens they can count on, adding a taste of local to every dish.


Grind Kitchen & Bar and Lily Greens

Melissa Cameron, the owner of Grind Kitchen & Bar in Sarnia, Ontario loves finding ways to bring their dishes to a higher level. Adding local microgreens from Lily Greens in Sarnia-Lambton offers a nutritious splash of colour and beauty. Freshness, quality, easy access, and a friendly relationship make sourcing from Lily Greens a great fit and a wonderful experience for Melissa and her chefs.


The Mill Pond Tap & Grill and Heeman’s

Peter Smith and Cassie Ames, owners of The Mill Pond Tap & Grill in Dorchester, Ontario, count on Heeman’s to keep their pub stocked with a customer favourite – Heeman’s handcrafted Berry Blush Cider. Made from homegrown Heeman’s strawberries and raspberries, the smooth, summery taste and stunning natural rose colour of the hard cider make it a fan favourite among the locals.


Giresi’s Pizza & Zekveld’s Garden Market

When it comes to creating pizza, the limit is a far as your imagination can go. Owner Mike Giresi of Giresi’s pizza combines local produce from Zekveld’s Garden Market with classic ingredients to create seasonal pizzas with a variety of fresh flavours.


Rusty Wrench Brewing Company & The Hop House

The Hop House, located in Strathroy, Ontario grows nine varieties of hops all with different characteristics and aromas. They supply their hops to local craft breweries including Rusty Wrench Brewing Company who turns their hops into unique and flavourful craft beers.


Widder Station Golf, Grill and Tap House & Shale Ridge Estate Winery

Shale Ridge Estate Winery produces farm to glass ciders and wines made on their family farm in Thedford, Ontario. They supply their products to many local breweries, restaurants, and bars, with their closest partner being Widder Station Golf, Grill & Tap House who uses their products in their farm to plate restaurant.


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.


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.


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.


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.


The Clock Tower Inn and Bistro & Frisa Farms

With a focus on fresh in-house prepared foods, it’s no surprise that The Clock Tower Inn & Bistro sources many of their ingredients from local suppliers including farm fresh eggs from Frisa Farms located in Strathroy, Ontario.

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

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2022 Gold winner of the Hermes Creative Awards!

We are pleased to announce that we are a 2022 Gold winner of the Hermes Creative Awards for best video/video series.

The Hermes Creative Awards is an international competition held annually to recognize the creative industry’s best marketing material produced for external or internal audiences.

With this award, we are proud to celebrate and highlight our hard working food producers and restauranteurs who strive to serve their customers quality local flavours.

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