Crops & Cuisine

Savour our farm-to-table flavours

Taste what happens when fruits, vegetables, herbs, honey, meats and cheeses are flavoured by some of our country’s most fertile farmland and meet the passionate producers and creative chefs behind a growing cast of farm-to-table all-stars.

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  • Buzz Worthy Honey

    For four generations Munro Honey and Meadery has been harnessing the power of the... Watch the Video For four generations Munro Honey and Meadery has been harnessing the power of the hive for tasty honey and flavourful meads. Buzz on over to Munro Honey and Meadry.
  • Harvesting Farmyard Fun

    Apple Land Station teaches families how fun (and delicious) life on the farm can be,... Watch the Video Apple Land Station teaches families how fun (and delicious) life on the farm can be, especially when dessert is served! Create memories at Apple Land Station.
  • Canada's Most Romantic B&B

    After staying at this charming bed and breakfast on their wedding night, this... Watch the Video After staying at this charming bed and breakfast on their wedding night, this internationally trained chef and his wife made it their own. Today the Iron Kettle is a culinary destination.
  • Flavour Migration

    Its reputation as a birding hotspot may have put Kingsville on the map, but food... Watch the Video Its reputation as a birding hotspot may have put Kingsville on the map, but food lovers and craft brew fanatics flock to farm-to-table flavours at Jack's Gastropub.
  • Hit Me With Your Best Shot

    WindsorEats offers an insider’s perspective of the best watering holes, craft... Watch the Video WindsorEats offers an insider’s perspective of the best watering holes, craft breweries, wineries and restaurants with a healthy serving of history on the side. Learn all you need to know about Windsor with WindsorEats.
  • Fresh from the Market

    When it’s time to restock the kitchen with farm fresh produce, Olive R. Twists has... Watch the Video When it’s time to restock the kitchen with farm fresh produce, Olive R. Twists has the entire Covent Garden Market at its door.
  • Farm-to-table Chocolate

    Ingersoll’s Chocolatea uses local cream, honey, maple syrup and lavender to give... Watch the Video Ingersoll’s Chocolatea uses local cream, honey, maple syrup and lavender to give artisanal chocolate a delectable Oxford County twist. Intrigue the palate at Chocolatea.
  • Forage-to-table Fare

    Chef Eric Boyar of SixThirtyNine doesn’t just rely on his own restaurant garden for... Watch the Video Chef Eric Boyar of SixThirtyNine doesn’t just rely on his own restaurant garden for fresh produce. He takes to the forests and fields of Oxford County to source unique flavours for his buzzed-about kitchen. Experience dining at SixThirtyNine.
  • Farm-to-table with a Twist

    From growing his own vegetables to working with local farmers, Twisted Lemon... Watch the Video From growing his own vegetables to working with local farmers, Twisted Lemon Restaurant is all about good food, good service and a welcoming environment. Experience dining at Twisted Lemon Restaurant.
  • All in the family

    Smack dab in the heart of Canada’s Dairy Capital, Shep Ysselstein is using milk from... Watch the Video Smack dab in the heart of Canada’s Dairy Capital, Shep Ysselstein is using milk from his parent’s dairy farm to create a delicious collection of award-winning Swiss-style cheeses at Gunn’s Hill Artisan Cheeses.
  • Living the Beyond-organic Life

    The New New Age is a farm, a market, a bistro, a brew pub and a way of life focused... Watch the Video The New New Age is a farm, a market, a bistro, a brew pub and a way of life focused on inspiring a stronger connection between humans and nature. Local, organic and seasonally foraged ingredients take centre stage in year-round celebration of the region’s wild abundance. Learn more about The New Age.
  • Sister Act

    Shaw’s Ice Cream has been a sweet, local institution since 1948 and the three... Watch the Video Shaw’s Ice Cream has been a sweet, local institution since 1948 and the three McLaughlin sisters remain committed to making ice cream the good, old fashioned way. With over 50 flavours, all made with real, fresh cream, a stop at Shaw’s Ice Cream is a tasty to-do for your next visit.
  • Pure Maple Magic

    Richardson’s Farm and Market grows some of the region’s freshest farm-to-table... Watch the Video Richardson’s Farm and Market grows some of the region’s freshest farm-to-table flavours including maple syrup, sweet corn, pumpkins, peas, strawberries, raspberries, tomatoes, sweet potatoes as well as jams, jellies and baking. Take a wagon ride to pick fresh strawberries during the Strawberry Festival, try your luck at the giant corn maze in the fall and tour the sugar bush and fuel up with a stack of pancakes and maple syrup when the sap is running in February and March. There's so much to enjoy at Richardson’s Farm and Market.
  • Norfolk Noshing

    Located in a century home, the Combine features a menu built on the bounty of Norfolk... Watch the Video Located in a century home, the Combine features a menu built on the bounty of Norfolk County.  The dishes, made with seasonal and regional ingredients along with the restaurant's own vegetable & herb garden, define the term farm-to-table dining. The Combine is a feastON Certified Taste of Ontario restaurant.

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Need-to-savour Flavours

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211 Main Nestled in the beach town of Port Dover, 211 Main offers the...

Abruzzi Ristorante At Abruzzi Ristorante we serve Italian inspired cuisine with...

Amherstburg Farmers' Market Amherstburg Farmers' Market is a seasonal, multi-vendor...

Anchor & Wheel Inn Entering our restaurant you feel like you have just landed...

Apple Hill Lavender Our century-old family farm grows tree-ripened, fresh apples...

Apple Land Station Apple Land is our first generation farm; our first crop was...

Argyle Street Grill Upscale eatery at family friendly prices in Caledonia. We...

Armando's Armando’s Pizzeria first opened it’s doors in 1967 and when...

Arrowwood Farm Arrowwood Farm is the best kept secret to many people who...

Art'es Bakery Art'es is a bakery in Strathroy that serves authentic...

Artisan Grill Artisan Grill is a premium casual restaurant located in...

Arts & Cookery Bank The Arts & Cookery Bank is an exciting cultural and culinary...

Arva Flour Mill Established in 1819, Arva Flour Mills is Canada's oldest...

Barrel 67 We at Barrel 67, have a passion to achieve and maintain such...

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Bayside Brewing Co. Erieau is home to great sport fishing, a fantastic beach and...

Beach House Restaurant Dine on the beach overlooking Long Point Bay. Now owned and...

Berrylicious Fruit Farm Treat your family to luscious fresh picked Blueberries,...

Bickle's Orchard Park Farms We offer a large variety of apples, apple products, fresh...

Big Fish Steak & Lounge Big Fish is a trendy steak and seafood restaurant & bar....

Billys Taphouse Billy's Taphouse Located in Essex, Ontario, where we are all...

BJ's Country Market & Oma's Kitchen BJ's Country Market and Oma's Kitchen are a small, family...

Black Trumpet Enjoy casual fine dining in the heart of downtown London....

Blu Duby Blu Duby provides an unforgettable dining experience...

Blueberry Hill Estates From what was once only a high bush blueberry farm,...

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Bright Cheese & Butter Bright Cheese & Butter was established in 1874 by a...

Bubi's Awesome Eats Featured on "You Gotta Eat Here" and operating since 1984,...

Burning Kiln Winery Rising from the ashes of an era when tobacco ruled the local...

Byron Freehouse A true small town feel establishment filled with warmth and...

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Charles Dickens Pub Dine and relax in authentic English pub atmosphere....

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Chilled Cork With an eclectic atmosphere, a modern take on culinary...

Chocolatea Born and raised in Ingersoll, ON Cindy Walker loves her...

Christines on the River Marina Bar & Grill Christines on the River Marina, Bar and Grill offers 48...

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Cider Keg Farm Market The Cider Keg is a family run business nestled in the heart...

Circus Room Diner Circus Room is a family Diner with a local bar. We are well...

Clock Tower Inn Located on the main floor of The Clocktower Inn the...

Cooper's Hawk Vineyards Cooper’s Hawk Vineyards, an estate winery located in the...

The Vines Come celebrate with us at our new restaurant, The Vines....

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D&L Fish and Chips Recently renovated to seat 90 people, come join us in our...