Our local Artisans
Manning Canning makes a selection of award winning jams, jellies, preserves, pickles and other delectable spreads from locally sourced produce. It’s about preserving the warmth and juiciness of a summer berry in a mason jar or turning locally grown onions and garlic into a unique savoury jam. Manning Canning creates new recipes and evolves recipes handed down over generations.
Spade and spoon
At their small family-run farm and cannery in Ayton, Ontario, Adam Smith and Blythe Weber grow and pick their own fruit and vegetables and turn them into Toronto's best preserves, relishes and chutneys. They have a love for food and farming and their products are a testimony to this.
Small batch preserves, lovingly tended from their spade to your spoon!
EARTH + CITY
This artisanal producer makes all vegan and mainly-raw food inspired by local, fair-trade and seasonal flavours utilizing organic whenever possible. They value and embody the importance of sourcing ethically, supporting small food vendors and eating whole, local and live plant-based foods. In all they do, they support sustainability, equity and nutrition.
AUGIE’S ICE POPS
Augie’s Gourmet Ice Pops are all-natural, handmade, fruit-bomb popsicles! Augie squeezes, juices, and purees all her own fruit and use only fresh herbs and zests. She uses honey, maple syrup and pure cane sugar to sweeten, but only a pinch as the fruit has its own sweetness. That’s why they taste so spine-tinglingly good!
Growing Spaces Preserves
Growing Spaces specializes in a number of organic canning products grown locally at their family farm in Ayton, Ontario. Their artisan preserves are made with all organic ingredients utilizing recipes passed down from generation to generation. Always coming up with new and exciting combinations, Blythe and Adam’s preserves are sure to be a hit with your family and friends.
Alchemy Pickle Company
Alchemy Pickle Company makes delicious, nutrient-dense, and raw-cultured vegetables with local and sustainable farm-fresh ingredients. Their products are not only handcrafted and locally produced, but boast additional benefits such as assisting digestion and contributing to a healthy internal flora.
Bee’s Universe, an Ontario company founded and exclusively owned by Irina and Jon Alecu, offers a wide variety of natural bee products. Their beeyards (300+ hives) are located in the neighbourhood of wildflower fields between Toronto and Innisfil, ON. Their signature wildflower honey, available at Crème Fraîche Market, is unpasteurized (raw) allowing the honey’s natural properties and flavours to shine.
Stasis Preserves is a Toronto-based company using only Ontario-grown ingredients to produce the best tasting, creative, safe and nutritious preserves possible. By not using artificial additives or preservatives, they have found a natural, healthy way to capture our produce at the peak of ripeness to enjoy all year round! They source from local farmers to support those hard working family farmers that feed our cities.
Pristine Gourmet, located in Waterford, ON, produces cold pressed extra virgin oils, handcrafted infused wine vinegars, soya sauce and cooking wines, all of which are 100% pure Canadian, non- GMO, from field to table.