Food 4 Thought with Andy Lee
Andy Lee, Chef and proprietor, of Bacchus House in Collingwood.
"By buying local you support the local economy, maintain local jobs and you are being kinder to the atmosphere by reducing gas emissions with less transportation.
"We have an abundance of some great local suppliers / producers such as Kolapore Trout farm, Black Angus Meats, Sanfellipo and Grandma Lambe’s to name a few."
Simcoe County Farm Fresh
"To promote and advocate local food production, processing, distribution and consumption for the purpose of sustaining the local food system in Simcoe County"
Find the farm, farmers’ market, restaurant or local food retailer nearest you!
Simcoe County Farm Fresh Marketing Association was formed as a grass-roots organization in 2005 and incorporated as a non-profit corporation in 2007. The association is made up of area farmers, farmers’ markets, restaurants and includes other community partners in the health field, food security, government, tourism and economic development. All have an interest in raising the awareness of the availability of locally grown food.
Phone: 705 734-2075
Barrie Food Bank
The Barrie Food Bank's mission is: to provide temporary food relief to individuals and families of our community who are in need, and to serve as a resource to guide them along the road to self sufficiency. Our policies are designed to achieve this mandate. To this end we seek to encourage self-sufficiency. In our service of those who come to us for assistance, we strive to demonstrate compassion and respect for their dignity, and to serve as a source of encouragement.
42 Anne St S, Unit 2
Phone: 705 725-1818