Organic Farms and CSA’s in Guelph & Area
Everdale Environmental Learning Centre & Farm – The Everdale Farm Store
Open Saturdays 10:00am – 4:00pm from June to end of September.
Come out to the Everdale Farm Store and take home freshly picked organic fruit and vegetables, baked goods, chicken and eggs, books, toys, gardening supplies, locally made crafts other ecologically friendly items!
Farm Membership Program By becoming a Farm Member we provide you with a weekly supply of fresh, organic produce for your family. Members pay a flat rate for the season and come to the farm weekly to receive an amazing variety of the highest quality vegetables. Learn more about the program below.
Pick-Up Days. Members pick-up their produce in the Everdale Farm Store which is stocked with a variety of locally produced foods (including eggs, meats, pies, snacks) as well as some other merchandise. Farm members receive a 5% off all purchases of food and merchandise at our farm store. The main pick-up time is Thursday from 3 pm until 8 pm. Our season runs between 18 and 20 weeks. All memberships can be paid in three instalments throughout the season.
Fourfold is a Demeter-certified, biodynamic farm. A 100-household CSA and sales at a farmers market, including goods from our on-site bakery. Food boxes are available for pick-up in Guelph. Produce is also available at the Guelph Farmer’s market.
Contact: Mark and Sandra, #7682 RR #2, Elora, N0B 1S0. 519-843-6822 [email protected]
A 15-acre certified organic market garden on a 100-acre farm. Situated on the scenic Niagara Escarpment 75 km. northwest of Toronto. We exemplify the feasibility and ecological sustainability of a family farm in a region under building pressure. Sales at three farmer’s markets including Guelph on Saturdays, a roadside stand, and wholesale.
Ignatius Farm CSA
A certified organic 115-share CSA project, as well as orchards, cattle, and sheep, which all supply our Farm Store. The farm is part of the Ignatius Jesuit Centre of Guelph that includes a spirituality centre, wetland & conservation land, hiking trails, and swimming pool. Located less than a kilometre from Guelph.
Contact: Heather Lekx, P.O. Box 1238, Guelph, ON, N1H 6N6. 519-824-1250 x275 [email protected]
Mapleton Organic Dairy
Started out as Triangle Farm in 1980. Switched to organic in 1989. 250 acres land of which 10 acres is bush. Another 300 acres are rented. Crops: hay, soy beans, corn, alfalfa/pasture, spelt, potatoes (sometimes), oats/peas and a kitchen vegetable garden. Chickens and Red Wattle pigs. 65 milking cows and an equal number of young ones: On site Dairy processing plant: ice cream, fresh yogurt, and live cultured frozen yogurt. Most sold in health food stores across Canada. On-farm Store: The ice cream scooping area has grown into an Ice Cream Cafe/Farm Store, where light lunches are served.
Pfenning’s Organic Vegetables Inc. • BADEN
Grower, wholesaler and distributor of certified organic seasonal fresh vegetables and imported off-season and tropical produce. Pfenning’s Organic Vegetables is a family-run farm emphasizing local first. Farm-grown produce includes carrots, potatoes, onions, broccoli, kale, chard, red leaf, green leaf and romaine lettuces, dandelion, parsley, spinach, parsnip and beets on a 300-acre farm. Pfenning’s also produce and pack raw sauerkraut according to a traditional German recipe. Other local products distributed for fellow farmers are leeks, rutabaga, Jerusalem artichoke, shiitake and button mushrooms, strawberries, zucchini, herbs, shallots, tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, cold-pressed sunflower oil, and the list continues to grow. Pfenning’s Organic delivers year-round once a week. Delivery: Tuesday Deliveries: 7am- 7pm: Cambridge, Brantford, Paris, Guelph, Conestogo, Elmira, Stratford and areas. Wednesday Deliveries: 7 am. -7 pm.: Kitchener and Waterloo and some surrounding areas.
Homefield Organic Food Co. • GUELPH (Wayne Boudreau)
Works with many local farms and offer a wide range of fruits, vegetables, and grocery items. Year round delivery. You pick what items you would like from a weekly listing, leave a cooler out at your business/residence and they deliver to your door (Guelph, Fergus, Elora, K-W and Cambridge on Wednesday or Thursday). Or you can now order on the website. Our focus is to work with local producers as much as possible and we deliver right to your door. There is a $25.00 minimum order and a $5.00 packing and delivery fee. We also have a 100% satisfaction guarantee.
Whole Circle Farm
between Rockwood and Acton
Detemer Certified Organic and biodynamic vegetables and pasture meats. Farm store and summer and winter CSA (pick-ups Guelph, Georgetown and Oakville). Produce and meats (beef, pigs, ducks, hens,turkeys) are available all year round. Market garden including oats, barley, spelt, rye and hay. Weekly delivery of meat and eggs to Guelph. Part of CRAFT Ontario (www.craftfarms.org) and offer two apprenticeship positions each year.
Contact: Johann and Maggie Kleinsasser. (519) 856-1384 [email protected]
WOW Foods • TORONTO AND GTA
WOW Foods offers a great selection of over 1,000 organic and natural foods for delivery to your home or office. Their mission is to help build a healthy food system by making organic and natural food more accessible and by building a larger regional market for local organic farmers. Try their popular pre-selected WOW Box of seasonal fruits and vegetables and enjoy the free weekly newsletter full of recipes and other useful information about organic eating. WOW Foods also delivers Earthdance Organics baked goods and prepared food. Each week at WOW, we put together an assortment of organic fruits and vegetables in what is known as the WOW organic box. We fill the box with the best locally grown seasonal items and add tasty warmer climate items such as citrus, bananas and greens during the winter. Certified organic fruits and vegetables, organic dairy and eggs, grocery items. Frozen prepared entrees, organic pies and organic cookies by Earthdance Organics.
When you order a WOW organic produce box – there is no additional delivery charge. You can have it delivered weekly or bi-weekly and you can delay or cancel the service at anytime. WOW Foods works directly with local Ontario organic farms. Organic farmers practice sustainable farming methods which reduce air and water pollution while increasing soil fertility. Throughout the year, WOW Foods delivers to Aurora, Brampton, Etobicoke, Guelph, Mississauga, Newmarket, North York, Oakville, Richmond Hill, Scarborough, Toronto and Thornhill.
Order by telephone toll free at (905) 595-0286 or through website at www.mywowbox.com.