ALIMENTARY INITIATIVES PARTNERS WITH FOOD NETWORK, SHAW MEDIA & ST. ANDREW’S UNITED CHURCH OF CANADA FOR A NEW OFFICE MARKET
ALIMENTARY INITIATIVES is thrilled to announce a Fall Local Food Market brought to you by the Food Network, St. Andrew’s United Church of Canada and Shaw Media. The market will begin this Thursday, September 20, between 4 and 7 pm and will take place outdoors in the courtyard in front of St. Andrew's United Church of Canada at 117 Bloor St. E., adjacent to the Shaw Media building.
The Fall Local Food Market will feature fresh produce, local cheeses and breads as well as dinner solutions. The emphasis is on food office workers can take home to enjoy in their dining rooms and kitchens.
The first market features local food vendors and farmers:
–Monforte cheese and other local delights from Crème Fraiche
–Sourdough breads from Nice Buns
–Sous-vide meats from By Amos
–Sustainable seafood from Hooked Inc.,
–fresh organically grown produce from Red Pocket Farms, part of Near Urban Farms
–dinner and dessert pies from Yorktown Pies
–hemp seed pestos, hot sauces and marinades from Mr Spinners
Other vendors in the line-up include ChocoSol with horizontally-traded, stone-ground dark chocolate and sorbettos and cookies from Bix Bakery.
Benefiting from the experience of running several office markets over the past ten months, Alimentary Initiatives is excited to apply what has been learned in a bid to offer a fabulous office market that makes local food convenient for the office workers, as well as a great business opportunity for local food producers.
Jeremy Grantham of Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo & Co., which handles investments of close to $100 Billion, recently identified organic food as the best investment for the foreseeable future. The Good Food Sector is growing in Toronto. Initiatives like Alimentary’s Toronto Office Markets help food entrepreneurs grow by providing the infrastructure, in this case distribution channel, to make their businesses thrive.
Cash donations will be collected at the market to purchase food for the benefit of The Yonge Street Mission.
For more information: Aruna Handa, Alimentary Initiatives 416.606.0799