Old fashioned, quaint, or quirky – Wellington County is home to some outstanding bakeries. From pies and butter tarts to sourdough bread, local bakeries stock delicious baked goods, breakfast and lunch options as well as an array of other local foods. Follow your taste buds and find your favourite bakery below.

The Barrel House, Clifford
Fresh baked goods: choose from our Barrel Roll cinnamon buns, Large Butter Tarts and Huge Date Squares, which are staples year round, additional items in the prime season.

Elora Bread Trading Company, Elora
A small-scale artisan bakery focusing on traditional-method sourdough bread, as well as culturally - and historically-significant baked goods. They believe in a hands-on approach to bread making, and most of their breads are handcrafted from start to finish.

Fergies Fine Foods, Fergus
Located in the historic town of Fergus Ontario, Fergies Fine Foods is the perfect place for a quick bite to eat on the go or pre-made meals for you and your family. Their in-house baking is sure to hit the spot and their delicious dinners are a great way to spend more time with your family. Catering is available.

Jess for you Cafe and Baked Goods, Hillsburgh
A locally owned business offering retail, catering and wholesale for fresh and frozen take-out dinners, and both fresh and frozen and baked goods. Excellent breakfast and lunch options.

Magpie's Bakery & Gourmet Doughnuts, Mount Forest
Fresh, handmade gourmet doughnuts and other sweet treats. From sprinkles to Boston Cream to signature Apple Fritters and seasonal specialty flavours. Fresh baked bread and bagels daily! Squares, brownies, cupcakes, pies, muffins, Maple Butter Tarts with locally sourced maple syrup.

Market Fresh, Guelph
A downtown Guelph gourmet food market, Market Fresh is passionate about offering a huge selection local products and in-house prepared meals. Their in-house bakery offers a large selection of breads, buns, pastries, cakes, pies and more. 

Misty Meadows Country Market, Conn
A country market known for a large variety fresh fruit and vegetables, maple syrup and preserves, meats and cheeses, bulk and frozen foods, flowers and seedlings, crafts and gift items. You can also find house-made butter tarts, pies, breads and other baked goods.

Mosborough Country Market, Guelph/Eramosa
Along with an excellent selection of local meats, produce and other grocery items, Mosborough Country Market's in house bakery produces a large selection of pies, crumbles, cookies and other sweet treats.

Polestar Hearth, Guelph
Polestar Hearth offers the best in hand-crafted sourdough breads, using local and organic ingredients whenever possible, and holding it all together with a love for their craft and community. Wonderful pastries and cookies, too!

Strom's Farm and Bakery, Guelph/Eramosa (open seasonally)
Famous for their harvest fun area and corn maze, Strom's Farm and Bakery offers a large variety of local foods at their farm store, open from mid September until the end of October. Their in-house bakery is famous for butter tarts, pies and cookies.

Thatcher Farms Butcher Shop and Bakery, Guelph/Eramosa
Along with an on-farm butcher shop and country store, Thatcher Farms has become a destination for in-house baked goods. You will find pies, butter tarts, cookies and more. 

Wellington Country Marketplace, Guelph/Eramosa
While Wellington Country Marketplace has become famous for their excellent selection of deli meats, they prepare and carry a large number of breads, baked goods and other local products. 

With the Grain, Guelph
This bakery just north of downtown Guelph offers freshly made breads, scones, muffins, pies, tarts, cupcakes, squares and other seasonal treats. Pantry products and take-out sandwiches, soup, salads, savoury items and coffee are also available.

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