Tiffinday - Indian food delivery
Indian meal delivery with an eco-conscious and social justice focus. Meals, prepared by new comers to Canada, are delivered in tifins, reusable metal containers, by electric rickshaw bike (or low emission car during the winter months). On days when they are over capacity they also outsource deliveries to Good Foot Delivery. Enter your postal code in the side bar of their site to see if they deliver to your area. You can also taste their food at Withrow park, Leslieville and Apple ... [Read More]
 
Sosnicki Organics
I've been buying produce from Ben almost weekly for the past few years at Dufferin Groves farmers' market. He brings Cabbage and potatos into the city all year round and an ever expanding variety of other produce in the summer from his family run farm in norfolk county. What I believe is a testament to the quality of their produce is the shelf life I experience with their food. Their vegtables just seem to stay fresh in the fridge longer than when I've bought the same item... [Read More]
 
Akiwenzie's Fish & More
Akiwenzie's Fish brings Toronto some of the best and probably the freshest wild fish one can find in the city. It's a small family run business that sustainably fishes lake trout and white fish in the deep waters of Georgian Bay. Andrew and his wife Natasha give a nice overview of what they do in the beginning of this video. They frequently bring their fresh and smoked fish to both the Dufferin Grove Farmers' market and the Wychwood Barns market. Check their blog to see if the... [Read More]
 
Dufferin Grove Park Farmers' Market
Every Thursday from 3-7 all year round Dufferin Grove park hosts their famous farmers' markets. The park makes it's own fresh wood-oven baked bread and serves delicious 2.50$ chili in addition to welcoming in numerous famers from the GTA. This market is where I discovered how good food should taste and has been one of my important weekly rituals since 2002. Aside from being a great place to pick up fresh, organic, local ingredients, it's a wonderful place go for a ... [Read More]
 
ChocoSol Traders - Pedal powered, Stone Ground, Whole Food Chocolate, baby.
Chocosol is a small chocolate company that makes all other chocolate seem inferior. They've truly gone the distance to provide quality ethically produced food. They've gone to Mexico to make direct relationships with Cacoa growers. They call what they do 'horizontal trade' as they aim to go above and beyond the rules of free trade. They produce slow food. Rather than opt for the extreme mechanized process of mass produced chocolate, they use relatively simple pedal-pow... [Read More]
 
The fresh veggies
Bob Baloch used the Farm Start program to get his urban farm going. You can find his tasty produce can be found at the Sorauren farmers market. [Read More]
 
Westend Food Co-op - Sorauren Farmers' Market!
The aim of the Westend Food co-op is to foster a local community food culture. They have now opened a store at Queen and Dufferin and have been running the Sorauren Farmers' Market for some time. They are also contrubuting to the local food culture through workshops, such as the community canning project: Visit the farmers' market at Sorauren park Mondays from 3-7(4-7 in the winter) at Sorauren park.... [Read More]