Local Farm and Food Businesses

Support your local farm and food businesses!

Check below for details on how to purchase from Taste Real partners during COVID-19. Please note, purchasing processes and availability are subject to change.

While we are doing our best to update this website continuously, we recommend to ALWAYS check with the business directly for product availability and purchasing details and hours.

Stay safe while purchasing food. Click here for tips and recommendations.
Please note that face coverings must be worn in commercial establishments by everyone over 2 years of age. More details here.

When you visit or buy from any of our partners or generous supporters, you know you're helping build and strengthen our local food and agricultural community from the ground up.

To find out where our partners are located click their farm name below, or pick up or download a copy of the Guelph - Wellington Local Food Map.


barn iconFarms
crate of apples iconFarmers' Markets
Platter icon
Caterers
chef hat iconClasses, Workshops and Tours
honeypot iconRetail and Wholesale
spoon fork and knife iconRestaurants and Cafes
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Supporters and Organizations

The below list has been updated to reflect services/products that are currently available and how to purchase or interact with the individual business. Click on the business name for further information and contact details.

barn iconFarms

4th Line Cattle Co.
Erin, Town of Erin
Beef
Email or phone orders 519.766.6079, farm pick up by appointment. Stock update on FB.

A&J Bailey Farms
Rockwood, Town of Erin
Beef, chicken, pork, lamb and eggs.
Farm gate, or email orders to amberjamesbailey@gmail.com.

Althaea Herb Farm
City of Guelph
Loose leaf herbal tea
Order online, or available at select retailers in Guelph and Kitchener-Waterloo.

All Sorts Acres Farm
Ayton, Municipality of West Grey
Sheep dairy products, sheep gelato, lamb, poultry, wool
Online store, delivery.

Arthur Greenhouses, Nursery and Market Garden
Arthur, Wellington North Township
Seasonal fruits and vegetables, Feiges Gourmet Dressings, local honey and maple syrup. See website for new products.
Farm store open 9:00 am - 7:00 pm, 6 days a week. Closed Sunday.

Big John's Country Market
Kenilworth, Wellington North Township
Meats, baking, local products
Farm store open.

Black Powder Bison Company
Elora, Centre Wellington Township
Bison Meat
Email orders, farm pick up by appointment. See website for updates.

Brae Ridge Farm and Sanctuary
Puslinch, Puslinch Township
Alpacas and alpaca products, lavender, honey
Online store, delivery

Buds and Blossoms Farm
Elora, Centre Wellington Township
Produce, flower planters
Porch pick up or delivery. Call to order 519.787.0641.

Butt's Berry and Flower Farm
Rockwood, Guelph Eramosa Township
Dahila tubers
Email orders. See website for catalogue.

Calehill Farms
Orton, Town of Erin
Chicken and chicken products
By appointment only. Contactless pick up at farm. Pre-order by phone 519.820.1337, email or direct message. See FB for updates.

Cedarwood Honey
Harriston, Town of Minto
Honey
Available at local retailers. Check website.

Chickadee Christmas Trees
Cambridge, Puslinch Township
Not yet open for the season.

Chicken Thika Farm
Kenilworth, Wellington North Township
Halal chicken, free range eggs, vegetables and maple syrup
Orders via phone, and online shopping coming soon.

Circle Four Farms
Erin, Town of Erin

Circle R Livestock Ltd.
Wallenstein, Mapleton Township
Lamb meat, yarn, wool, fibre products
Online shop.

Coneybeare Honey
Fergus, Centre Wellington Township
Honey
Available at local retailers. Check website.

Conroy's Crops
Guelph, Guelph/Eramosa Township
Currently not operating

Corwhin Herbs and Produce
Moffat, Puslinch Township
Sign up for farm share (CSA programme)

Coyote Hollow Farms
Guelph, Guelph Eramosa Township

Craig Family Farm
Arthur, Wellington North Township
Beef boxes
Home delivery only. Call email orders joan.craig@hotmail.com or 519.831.3034.

Ellcrest Farms
Moorefield, Mapleton Township
Beef
Store open. Pre-orders and outside pick up available, call 519.638.2127.

Elliott Tree Farm
Hillsburgh, Town of Erin
Not open yet for the season

Everdale
Hillsburgh, Town of Erin
Sign up for farm share (CSA programme)

Evergreen Tree Farm
Guelph, Guelph Eramosa Township
Not open yet for the season

Ever Smiles Gardens
Fergus, Township of Centre Wellington
Honey, soap
Porch pick-up. Phone orders 519.787.7643.

Fairhaven Farm
Hillsburgh, Town of Erin

Ferrier's Farm Stand
Alma, Centre Wellington Township
Gourds, pumpkins, locally grown lentils, other Fall items
Farm stand open.

Floralane Farm
Elmira, Woolwich Township

Fourfold Farm
Elora, Centre Wellington Township
Baked goods for dietary needs (vegan, keto, gluten free) breads and baked goods, and beef.
Pick up at farm or delivery. Call in your order 519.843.6822.

Full Circle Farm
Harriston, Town of Minto
Farm share (CSA programme)
Call 519.338.2195 to sign up.

Gamble Farms
Rockwood, Guelph Eramosa Township
Live micro greens
Pre-order 519.856.2538, pick-up by appointment only, delivery available.

Gerrie's Farm Market
Elora, Centre Wellington Township
Grocery items, flowers, seedlings
Store open. Delivery in the Elora-Fergus area, phone 519.846.9639 or email.

Glenlee Gardens
Harriston, Town of Minto
Vegetables, preserves
Call 519.338.2691 for availablity.

GoodLeaf Farms
City of Guelph
Greens
Available at local grocery stores.

Green Bicycle Farm
Rockwood, Guelph Eramosa Township
Sign up for farm share (CSA programme)
Online store starting in June.

Guelph Youth Farm
Guelph, City of Guelph
Initiative by the SEED. Weekly markets
See website for more information.

Hall Hollow Fresh Food Farm
Puslinch, Puslinch Township
Eggs, Garlic/Garlic Scapes, Turnips, Sweet Potatoes, Beans, Peas, Brussel Sprouts, Tomatoes.
Farm gate sales.

Harmony Meadows Alpaca
Belwood, Centre Wellington Township
Alpaca wool and fibre products
Online store or contact for orders 519.827.0939.

Heartwood Farm and Cidery
Erin/Acton, Town of Erin
Hard cider, maple syrup and beef
Online store and delivery.

Hoppy Fields Farm
Fergus, Centre Wellington Township
Sign up for farm share (CSA programme)

Huber Farms Heritage Meats
Kenilworth, Wellington North Township
Meats
Online store and delivery.

Ignatius Farm
Guelph, Guelph Eramosa Township
Sign up for farm share (CSA programme)

J and N Produce and Flowers
Ariss, Guelph Eramosa Township
Produce, goat cheese, maple syrup, honey. Greenhouse open for flower planters, plants.
Farm pick up, in person order (cash only).

Jewels Under the Kilt
Fergus, Centre Wellington Township
Roasted nuts
Farm Gate market 10:00 am - 3:00 pm every Saturday. Curbside pick up or delivery. Available at local retailers.

Jim Farm Market
Rockwood, Guelph Eramosa Township
Not open yet for the season

Joe's Home Farm
Belwood, Centre Wellington Township
Fresh checken meat, seasonal fruits and vegetables, pick your own berries, maple syrup, Spring greenhouse nursery plants, Fall pumpkin patch, seasonal decor.
Farm Gate sales.

The Kabbes Patch
Alma, Mapleton Township

Lau-tea-da Lentils
Elora, Centre Wellington Township
Lentils
Available at local retailers.

Mackay Farms and Stables
Elora, Centre Wellington Township
Sign up for farm share (CSA programme)

Madeira Farms
Rockwood, Guelph Eramosa Township
Not open yet for the season

Mapleton Maple Syrup
Moorefield, Mapleton Township
Maples syrup, maple taffy cones
Farm store open.

Mapletwiss Farm
Kenilworth, Wellington North Township
Pastured meats and eggs, maple syrup and honey.
Delivery available. Orders via email. Check FB for details.

Majestic Water Buffalo
Orton, Town of Erin
Water buffalo meat
Farm pick up or delivery. Orders via email. Check FB for details.

Mapleton's Organic Dairy
Moorefield, Mapleton Township
Ice cream, meats
Delivery available, visit www.mapletonsorganicdelivered.com or email mapletonsdelivered@gmail.com.

Marcy's Berries
Puslinch/Valens, City of Hamilton
Not open yet for the season

Middlebrook Farm Market
Elora, Centre Wellington Township
Meats, potatoes, maples syrup, baking, prepared foods, lasagna, strawberries. Greenhouse open for flower planters, plants.
Pre-orders 519.846.0756 by phone or in person orders at the farm.

Mosborough Country Market
Guelph, Guelph Eramosa Township
Grocery items, baking, produce, meats and more
Farm pick up. Pre-orders online or phone 519.763.5224. Check website for details.

The Pfisterer Farm
Kenilworth, Wellington North Township
Pasture pork, chicken, turkey, beef, eggs and seasonal honey, apple cider, elderberries, rhubarb and more.
Farm pick up. Pre-orders available, see FB for details.

Pootcorners Alpaca
Palmerston, Town of Minto
Alpaca wool and fibre products, alpaca meat
Online orders only. Check website.

R-LIL Golden Treats Maple Sweets
Palmerston, Town of Minto
Maple syrup and products
Farm pick up. See FB for details.

Red Rabbit Gardens
Erin/Rockwood, Town of Erin
Beef, or sign up for farm share (CSA programme)
Order by email or phone 905.327.7019. Delivery available.

Reroot Organic Farm 
Harriston, Town of Minto
Meat, produce, flour, eggs, or sign up for farm share (CSA programme)
Self-serve farm store pick up.

RiverBound Farms
Elora, Centre Wellington Township

Ross Enterprises Free Range Turkey
Moorefield, Mapleton Township

Rothwell Family Farm and Apple Orchard
Mount Forest, Wellington North Township
Apples, u-pick in season, apple butter, apple cider, honey.
Curbside pick up, email orders, appointments preferred, call ahead for visits during the week.

Salad Days Farm
Belwood, Centre Wellington Township
Sign up for farm share (CSA programme)

Snyder Heritage Farms
Breslau, Woolwich Township
Maple syrup, turkey products
In person oders at farm store only, online orders temporarily halted.

Springmead Farm
Alma, Mapleton Township
Not yet open for the season

Steckle's Produce and Flowers
Harriston, Town of Minto
Spring annuals, veg and herb plants, veg seeds, seed potatoes and Dutch sets
Greenhouse open. Pre-orders encouraged by phone 519.338.5381 or email. See website for updates.

Strom's Farm and Bakery
Guelph, Guelph Eramosa Township
Not open yet for the season

Sure Choice Produce
Elora, Centre Wellington Township

Terra Verde Homestead
Conn, Wellington North Township
Sign up for farm share (CSA programme)

Thatcher Farms Butcher Shop, Bakery and Farm Market
Rockwood, Guelph Eramosa Township
Meats, grocery items, baking and more
In person orders at farm store and online ordering available.

Tigchelaar Apple Farm
Puslinch, City of Hamilton
Not yet open for the season

Top Market Meats
Ariss, Guelph Eramosa Township
Meats, eggs, grocery items
Retail store (Cambridge) open. Food box and delivery programme, see FB for details. No farm gate.

Traditions - Natural Grains and Gardens
Rockwood, Guelph Eramosa Township
Not open yet for the season

Tuckamore Bee Company
Puslinch, City of Hamilton
Honey
Available at local retailers.

Tully's Way Farm
Puslinch, Puslinch Township
Chicken, maple syrup, onions, frozen tomatoes, eggplant, tomatillos.
Order to tullyswayfarm@gmail.com. Outside pick up available Fridays and Saturdays.

Uprooted Farm
Elora, Centre Wellington Township
Selling leafy greens and herbs
Order at www.uprootedfarm.ca.

Van Tol's Sweet Corn
Fergus, Centre Wellington Township
Not open yet for the season

Wagram Springs
Moorefield, Mapleton Township
Birch syrup and products
Online store.

Wild Leek Farm
Puslinch, Puslinch Township
Organic vegetables (uncertified)
Farm stand, and online orders.

Willow Creek Farm
Erin, Town of Erin
Maple Syrup
By appointment only.

Winterhill Farm and Garden
Rockwood, Guelph Eramosa Township
Whole pastured chickens, vegetables, eggs. Sign up for farm share (CSA programme)
Pre-order via website. Check FB for updates.

Wintersinger's Tree Farm
Hillsburgh, Town of Erin
Not open yet for the season

W&T Mushroom LTD
Rockwood, Guelph Eramosa Township
Cremini, Portabello and Bellini mushrooms
Local pick up via web order.

Zocalo Organics
Hillsburgh, Town of Erin
Sign up for farm share (CSA programme)


crate of apples iconFarmers' Markets

Aberfoyle Farmers' Market
Aberfyole, Puslinch Township
Closed for the 2020 season.

Elora Farmers' Market
Elora, Centre Wellington Township
Online orders encouraged – walk-through option available.
Online orders close Thursdays at noon for Saturday pick-up. Additional foods can be purchased directly at market.

Order at www.elorafarmersmarket.ca

Erin Farmers' Market
Erin, Town of Erin
Opening June 26, 2020
Online orders for market pick-up. Visit www.erinfarmersmarket.ca

Guelph Farmers' Market
Guelph, City of Guelph
Re-opening July 4, back lot open for walk-through.

Minto Farmers' Market
Palmerston, Town of Minto
Open June 20, 2020, as a regular walk-through market.

Rockwood Farmers' Market
Rockwood, Guelph Eramosa Township
Opening June 10, 2020, online and walk-through option.
Online orders for market pick-up or delivery. Visit www.therockwoodfarmersmarket.ca

Wellington North Farmers' Market
Mount Forest, Wellington North Township
Open June 20, 2020, as a regular walk-through market.


Platter iconCaterers

Cassoulet Catering
Aberfoyle, Puslinch Township

The Conscious Kitchen
City of Guelph

Desert Rose Catering Co.
Elora, Centre Wellington Township

Magnolia Fine Foods and Catering Inc.
City of Guelph

Schmecken BBQ
City of Guelph

Taste Fine Foods
City of Guelph
Meals
For weekly menus and order details see FB.


chef hat iconClasses, Workshops and Tours

Chef Scotty Cooks
City of Guelph and Wellington County

Garnishes Personal Chef Services
City of Guelph
Culinary camps for kids
Sign up now.

Krisha Indian Cooking School
City of Guelph and Aberfoyle, Puslinch Township
Indian Cooking School
Gift certificates available.

Magnolia Fine Foods and Catering Inc.
City of Guelph

Minga by 10C
City of Guelph and Wellington County

Natalina's Kitchen
Guelph, Guelph Eramosa Township
Online cooking classes
Pre-book in person classes.

Taste Detours
Guelph, Elora
Food and drink tasting and heritage tours
Pre-book year-round tours online, gift certificates.


honeypot iconRetail and Wholesale

Alpaca Time
Harriston, Town of Minto
Alpaca wool and fibre products
Online store.

Bella Roma Foods
City of Guelph
Prepared meals, meat products and grocery items
Order online on website, call 519.763.2284 or email.

Belwood Country Market
Belwood, Centre Wellington Township
Grocery items and butter tarts
Retail store open. See FB for updates.

Best Baa Dairy
Fergus, Centre Wellington Township
Sheep milk products
Retail shop open. Call 519.787.0707 or email nicole@bestbaa.com to place orders.

Country Crops
Erin, Town of Erin
Produce, honey, maple syrup and flower planters
Retail store open.

Country Flavour
Ariss, Guelph Eramosa Township
Preserves, pickles, sauces
Available at local retailers only. No farm gate sales.

Creative Edge
Guelph, City of Guelph
Gift baskets, local preserves and snacks
Phone and online orders at 519.824.5350. See website.

Dar's Country Market
Elora, Centre Wellington Township
Grocery items, prepared foods, custom orders
Store open. Phone orders 519.846.8600 and parking lot pickup available.

Elora Bread Trading Co.
Elora, Centre Wellington Township
Bread, baked goods
Bakery retail closed, pre-orders start April 9. Details on FB page.

The Elora Mercantile
Elora, Centre Wellington Township
Preserves, bread, cheese, coffee and other grocery items.
In-store shopping, delivery and curb side pickup also available.

Fergies Fine Foods
Fergus, Centre Wellington Township
Meals, prepared foods
Curb-side pick up or delivery. Pre-order online or by phone 519.787.7700.

Flowers to Fragrance
Elora, Centre Wellington Township
Lavender products
Online store.

Fraberts Fresh Food
Fergus, Centre Wellington Township
Grocery items, prepared foods, custom orders
Store open. Curb site pick up available, email curbside@frabertsfreshfood.com. Delivery via Mrs. Grocery.

Fresh Start Bakery and Cheese
Palmerston, Town of Minto
Bread, baked goods, honey, maple syrup, cheese.
In-store shopping, call to preorder.

Goodfellow's Field to Fork
Rockwood, Guelph Eramosa Township
Meals, baking and grocery items
Home delivery boxes. Check website for ordering details.

Green Table Foods Inc.
City of Guelph
Fermented foods
Available at local retailers.

Guelph Box
City of Guelph
Local themed, seasonal, charity, corporate and custom boxes
Visit website for current offerings.

Harriston Packing Co.
Harriston, Town of Minto
Meats, meat products and condiments
Store open (pre-orders encouraged) call 519.338.3330, and accepting online orders.

Laza Food and Beverage
City of Guelph and Guelph Farmers' Market
Hibiscus beverages and Ice pops
Available at local retailers.

LittleTree Garden Market
Fergus, Centre Wellington Township
Flowers, plants, greenhouse stock
Pre-orders with curb side pick up via email orders.littletree@gmail.com.

Market Fresh
City of Guelph
Grocery items, prepared foods, custom orders
Retail store open. Pre-orders available for delivery or curb site pick up. Check website for details.

Meat the Butcher
Mount Forest, Wellington North Township
Meat, homemade frozen entrees, other locally made products such as honey, jams, cheese, bread, sauces etc.
Retail store open.

Misty Meadows Market Inc.
Conn, Southgate Township

Organic Meadow
City of Guelph
Milk, dairy products
Available at local retailers.

Polestar Hearth
City of Guelph
Bread and baked goods
Bakery open. Phone pre-orders encouraged 519.265.4300.

Rootham Gourmet Preserves
Puslinch, Puslinch Township
Gourmet preserves, sauces
Online store or available at local retailers.

Rowe Farms
City of Guelph
Grocery items, meats, prepared foods, baking and more
Retail store open, online store and delivery.

Sorry Sauce
Moorefield, Mapleton Township
Hot sauces
Email orders, delivery. See website for details.

Thee Corn Stand
Three locations in Guelph to serve you.
Not open yet for the season

Trotters Butcher Shop and Charcuterie
City of Guelph
Weekly meat boxes
Curb side pick up or delivery. Call to order 519.763.0555.

Truly Baked Granola
Orton, Town of Erin
Granola
Online shop.

Valeriote's Market and Butchery
City of Guelph
Meats, grocery items, baking and more
Market open.

Wellington Country Marketplace
Guelph, Guelph Eramosa Township
Meats, grocery items, baking and more
Retail store open.

With the Grain
City of Guelph
Bread, baked goods
Bakery open. Curbside pick up available.


spoon fork and knife iconRestaurants and Cafes

The Albion Hotel
City of Guelph
Temporarily closed.

Artisanale French Country Cooking
City of Guelph
Meals
Patio open, takeout available.

Borealis Grille and Bar
City of Guelph
Meals
Patio open, takeout available. Gift cards also for purchase. See here.

Breadalbane Inn
Fergus, Centre Wellington Township
Meals
Patio open, takeout available. Order by phone 519.843.4770.

Brew House on the Grand
Fergus, Centre Wellington Township
Meals and gift cards
Patio open, take-out available. Order by phone 519.843.8871.

Cafe at The Old Post
Harriston, Town of Minto
Meals
Dine-in, takeout or streetside courtyard seating available.

Chompin at the Bit Bar and Grille
Rockwood, Guelph Eramosa Township
Meals
Takeout available. Call 519.856.1220 to order.

The Danish Place
Puslinch, Puslinch Township
Meals
Patio open, takeout available.

Drayton Chop House
Drayton, Mapleton Township
Meals
Patio open, takeout available.

Earth to Table: Bread Bar
Guelph, City of Guelph
Meals
Patio open, takeout available.

Elora Brewing Company Resto
Elora, Centre Wellington Township
Food Service temporarily closed.
Bottle shop is open.

Elora Mill Hotel and Spa
Elora, Centre Wellington Township
Meals
Patio open.

Fan/Joy Restaurant and Bar
Erin, Town of Erin
Meals
Gourmet To Go prepared meals for take out.

Heaven on 7 Bistro and Pub
Rockwood, Guelph Eramosa Township
Temporarily closed

Jess for you Cafe and Baked Goods
Hillsburgh, Town of Erin
Weekly food boxes (prepared meals)
Curbside pick up or delivery. Call 519.855.9999 to order.

LaFONTANA
Elora, Centre Wellington Township
Meals
Patio open, takeout available.

Miijidaa Cafe and Bistro
City of Guelph
Meals
Patio open, takeout available. Gift cards also for purchase. See here.

Park Grocery Deli and Bar
City of Guelph
Meals and Grocery.
Patio open, takeout available. Gift cards also for purchase. See here.

Pressed For Time Paninis
City of Guelph
Meals
Online orders. Store pick up or delivery. Check website.

The Red Door Restaurant
Fergus, Centre Wellington Township
Meals, health food store grocery items
Take out or delivery. Phone orders 519.787.5123.

Tapavino Wine and Tapas Bar
Fergus, Centre Wellington Township
Meals
Restaurant open.

Union Market Square
Arkell, Puslinch Township
Grocery items, prepared foods
Takeout available, market open.

University of Guelph, Hospitality Services
(Dine Locally on University of Guelph Campus)
City of Guelph
Meals, grocery items
Available for pick up at East Residence grocery store.

The Wild Tart
Elora, Centre Wellington Township
House made pastries, afternoon teas and cafe style dining
Restaurant open.

The Wooly Pub
City of Guelph
Meals
Patio open, takeout available.


barrel iconLocal Craft Beverage

Brothers Brewing Company Inc.
City of Guelph
Beer
Online shop and delivery.

Cox Creek Cellars
Guelph, Guelph Eramosa Township
Wine, fruit wines
Porch pick up. Call to order 519.767.3253.

Dixon's Distilled Spirits
City of Guelph
Gin, vodka, hand sanitizer
Bottle shop open. Phone 519.362.3358, email orders. Local delivery available.

Elora Brewing Company
Elora, Centre Wellington Township
Beer
Retail store open. Online ordering available.

Elora Distilling Co.
Elora, Centre Wellington Township
Vodka, gin, whiskey, seasonal liquors, sanitizer.
Retail store open.

Fixed Gear Brewing
City of Guelph
Beer
Online orders and delivery. Store open.

Harvest Hop and Malt
Puslinch, Puslinch Township

Heartwood Farm and Cidery
Erin/Acton, Town of Erin
Hard cider, maple syrup and beef
Online store and delivery.

Hitchhiker Beverage Company
City of Guelph
Natural lemonade and cold tea
Available in grocery stores, restaurants, etc. and home delivery. Check website for details.

Planet Bean Coffee
City of Guelph
Coffee
Coffee shops temporarily closed. Coffee beans available at local retailers.

Royal City Brewing Company
City of Guelph
Beer
Bottle shop open, online store and delivery.

Silver Fox Distillery
Arthur, Wellington North Township
Spirits, hand sanitizer
Retail store open.

Wellington Brewery
City of Guelph
Beer
Curb side pick up or delivery. Online orders see website for details.


Planting iconSupporters and Organizations

The Classy Farmer
Wellington County and surrounding area

Crieff Hills Retreat Centre
Puslinch, Puslinch Township

Downtown Guelph Business Association
City of Guelph

Happy Healthy Families
Mount Forest, Wellington North Township

Heritage Hollow
Town of Erin

London House Bed and Breakfast
City of Guelph

Morton Wholesale
Southwestern Ontario

National Farmers Union
Ontario

The SEED - Community Food Project of Guelph Community Health Centre
City of Guelph

Slow Food Guelph Wellington
Wellington County and City of Guelph

Tailwinds Bed and Breakfast
Hillsburgh, Town of Erin

Wellington 4-H
Wellington County

Wellington Federation of Agriculture
Wellington County

Wellington Waterloo Community Futures
Elora, Centre Wellington Township

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