Rowe Farms – Quality Comes with a Price

We’ve recently run a contest on the best local food stores in Toronto. Torontonians got to vote for their favourite organic and local food providers. There are a few Toronto stores that are proud to announce they’re selling organic meat and produce, but Torontonians have chosen Rowe Farms as their favourite.

Top 10 Places in Toronto to Buy Local Food

Among all the confusion of buying organic, gluten-free, in-season, free-trade, GMO-free, and so on, there’s one repeating factor that has not and hopefully (for the good of our food system) will not go away — local is better. Eating locally grown means you’re connecting with the place you live in via its food, supporting family-owned Canadian farms instead of overseas companies that had to freeze and ship the food to you.

Great-Tasting Baking: COBS Bread

With many locations in Toronto, COBS is positioning itself as a tasty, healthy option for buying baked goods. I walked into their Annex location (like their Kensington location, an excellent place to stop in the midst of a Sunday afternoon stroll) to buy their pizza bases and left with seven-grain bread and sourdough as well. It’s hard to resist fresh bread, especially at a bakery that only sells what they’ve baked that day.

A Great Cause: The Children’s Breakfast Programs

Back in 2006, Carolyn Griffis of Re/Max Hallmark Realty identified a problem of nutrition in public schools. Over the past three years she has worked tirelessly to enlist volunteers, donors and sponsors to this very important cause, feeding school children to maximize their engagement in class. REALTORS from many different Companies have adopted Schools (our Company has …