Savour East Ontario – An Eastern Ontario Agri-Food Network Initiative


Forging Innovation: Van’s Blacksmithing Networking Event

forge at vans with demonstration

On April 11th, Van’s Blacksmithing in Hawkesbury hosted a vibrant networking event, drawing in approximately 15 participants passionate about niche product development and evolution. Amidst the clinks of metal and the warmth of the forge, attendees engaged in lively conversations centered on the essence of uniqueness in products. From the intricacies of artisanal craftsmanship to […]

Agricité 2024: Agricultural Health. From Head to Toe!

Students and teachers in front of the stage

On Thursday, March 28, 2028, we had the privilege of participating in the 6th edition of Agricité, an event organized by the teachers and students from the Agricultural Techniques programs at La Cité College. Under the evocative theme “Agricultural Health, from Head to Toe,” this gathering was a real opportunity to explore the crucial issues […]

Cheers to Community: A Recap of Our Festive Evening at Café Joyeux

cafe joyeux event collage

On Friday, December 8th, we gathered for a delightful 5-7 event at Café Joyeux in Rockland. A heartfelt thank you to everyone who attended, making this occasion special. Our gratitude extends, especially to Cory from Four Corners Winery in Russell for generously providing us with wine for the evening. Additionally, we extend our appreciation to […]

Amazing 5-7 at Springfield Farms

collage of images for the event - food, sunflowers, people eating, farm stand and oven

Yesterday, on September 14th, we had an amazing 5 to 7 event at Springfield Farms Organics! Eleanor McGrath, the owner, was very generous with the event and even hired a chef, Margaret McCormick, to prepare some delicious pizzas and apple crumble with homemade ice cream and salted caramel sauce using the Springfield Farms potatoes and […]

August Contest Winner

simply bakes catering logo and savour east ontario road sign

Congratulation to our winner: Simply Baked Catering!  And thanks again to everyone who participated in placing our roadsigns and window stickers in front of there businesses and tagging us on your socials!

Great Networking and Poutine at Patati Patata

patati patata eating area with Savour East Ontario flag and logo

Yesterday, July 17th, we were welcomed by Chantal Lapensée at Patati Patata, in Plantagenet, where we were able to taste some varieties of poutine and wraps. All delicious, yet my favourite poutine was the one made with spaghetti sauce instead of gravy. By the end of the event, we were served their well-known, soft serve […]

Fantastic Networking at Dream Small Farm

people talking in a feild

On Tuesday, June 27th we were hosted at Dream Small Farm in Alexandria for a wonderful 5-7 event. The owners Anna and Patrick Brunet gave us a tour of their beautiful farm and initiated terrific conversations near the end of the evening on all kinds of issues they and other participants have and currently face […]

An Excellent Event at Munroe’s Mills Flower Co

Barn and Savour East Ontairo tent

Yesterday, May 25th, we had our latest Meet Your Members event at Munroe’s Mills Flower Co in Apple Hill. What a great turn out! We had about 25 participants, some dropping in and some selling their products, for all to enjoy. I myself was able to do some very successful networking and noticed everyone else […]

Meet Your Members at Ottawa Markets

Guy ringing a bell

Last week, some members of the organization and several producers were able to attend the monthly meeting of the EOAN being organized and hosted by Ottawa Markets. This organization, made up of a small team of passionate people involved in the field, is responsible not only for the ByWard Market but also for a few […]