Locally grown & produced food sold with transparency of where the food comes from. A focus on low-waste & no big ecological foot prints.

Here are our Vendors for the 2019 season.

FARMERS


ecosource

Mississauga, Ontario | Monthly Vendor at Market

Ecosource is a local non-profit organization that delivers environmental education programs throughout the region of Peel. The Iceland Teaching Garden is the feature site of the Peel Local Food Literacy in Action project. It is a 15,000 square-foot urban food growing space modeled after a small-scale market garden. The site is organized as a demonstration garden is cultivated following organic principles that focus on soil health, ecosystem well-being, and biodiversity. We employ season extension techniques to enable the production of late fall and early spring salad greens and other cold hardy crops. The garden is located along Jan’s Trail in the park behind Iceland Arena. All of the produce sold at the market by Ecosource is non-certified organic and planted and maintained by community volunteers and local youth working together!

Featured Items: Herb salts, infused oils, pickled vegetables, in season fresh vegetables
Farming Practice: Environmental Sustainability, non-certified Organic

The General store featuring little bee farmers market

Ontario | Weekly Vendor at Market

Little Bee Farmers Market sources sustainable products and vegetables from various small local farms including Mennonite farms that are non-certified organic and brings them to the Erin Mills community.

Dairy products from Sheldon Creek dairy farm
Eggs from Nutri Farm
Butter from Nutri Farm
Gourmet Butter from Bell's Egde farm
Maple syrup and Butter from Elmira
Vegetables and fruits from Elmira's Mennonite community

Farming Practice: Environmental Sustainability, non-certified Organic

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wholly greens

Mississauga, Ontario | Bi-Weekly Vendor at Market

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BREAD AND BAKED GOODS

 

Lovin oven bakery & confectionary

Ontario

Lovin Oven is a small independent bakery with a dedicated following especially for our pies, date squares, brownie varieties and cheese breads.

 

MY GUILTLESS DESSERTS

Ontario | Weekly Vendor at Market

My Guiltless Desserts is a Mississauga based bakery that specializes in guilt-free baked goods. Their baked goods contain no sugar, dairy or gluten using alternatives such as non-GMO monk fruit and almond milk instead. 

Featured Products: Organic biscottis, brownies, cookies, donuts, and truffles. 


Alphonsas Gourmet

Ontario | Weekly Vendor at Market

Alphonsa’s is proud in creating healthy and wholesome foods using natural ingredients. This family-owned business is popular at local festivals and farmer’s markets and has a loyal fan base throughout Ontario. Driven by recipes inspired from a variety of cultural backgrounds, Alphonsa’s fuses flavours from throughout the world. With a passion for food, Alphonsa’s continually incorporates fresh ideas into their handmade products in small batches. They ensure that all products are free of additives, preservatives, artificial colourings or artificial flavours.

Featured Products: Hot Sauces,Locally sourced BBQ Sauce, Olive Tapenades, Hummus, Jellies, Salsas, Balsamic and Olive Oil.

Fraser's Beverage Company

Milton, Ontario

Fraser's Beverage Company cider is made from using 100% Ontario apples and without the use of added sugar or water. Harvest Goodies sources produce directly from Ontario farms and develops recipes that are intended to use up the excess produce from local farms to provide them with products that will sell in their on farm market store with a longer shelf life

Featured Products: Baked Goods, Preserves, Hard cider



PRODUCERS

 

steve's bees apiaries

Mississauga, Ontario/ Weekly Vendor at Market

Meet Beekeeper, Stephen Rice of Steve's Bees Apiaries. He has several bee yards across southern Ontario and seeks to farm and keep their bees using natural methods with environmental sustainable ways. Steve's Bees Apiaries strictly use farms where no pesticides are used and do not give the bees themselves pesticides or antibiotics. They use a variety of crops and seed the fields with bee-friendly and fertility enhancing plants like alfalfa and clover. Going above and beyond, Steve's Bees Apiaires makes hedge-rows and maintains natural and wetland areas to encourage bio-diversity. Along with the wild flowers this practice produces, they also plant trees, including 'bee-trees' such as apple, basswood, black locust and most recently, tulip poplar. Talk to him about the beehive on-site at The Backyard!

Farming Practices:  Environmental Sustainability, Pesticide Free, Antibiotic Free

Blue Danube Sausage House Ltd

Ontario / Weekly Vendor at Market

 Blue Danube Sausage House Ltd. is a family-run business since 1994 producing their own naturally smoked and fermented meat. They believe that healthy and high quality meat should come at a good price and with great flavour! They use traditional Hungarian family recipes along with new ones that they have created over the years.
“Our company logo is "From Our Family to Yours" and we are proud to serve our great-tasting all natural products to our families and to yours!”

Featured Products: 

  • Csabettes (pepperettes) - pork, chicken, turkey, beef, wild boar, venison, kangaroo, elk, water buffalo

  • Csabai Sausage - pork - mild, hot, garlic

  • Dry cured pork - back bacon, neck, shinken spec, bacon

  • Salamis - pork - csabai, gyulai, pick, heritage salamis


Sourcing: All Pork, Chicken, Beef, Turkey are from Ontario. All wild meat is from Quebec.
Farming Practices: Free run, Gluten free, Hormone & Antibiotic free, MSG free, Additive & Filler free, Zero Waste


SKIN & BODY CARE

Captain jamie's

Mississauga, Ontario

Gabi Star makes her products in small batches, by hand, the artisan way using the highest quality organic ingredients whenever possible. She also grows herbs for her products on-site at The Backyard Farm. She provides soaps, body scrubs, lip balms, face cream and a sunscreen. Best smelling spot at The Backyard!

www.captainjamies.com


ARTISAN GOODS

Tickled Pink 

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Mississauga, Ontario / Weekly Vendor at Market

Tickled Pink offers handmade sterling silver jewelry and semi-precious stone jewelry made with love!

Featured Products: Handmade Earrings, Necklaces, Rings, and Bracelets


Become a Vendor

First - Please read our Rules & Regulations, then send a note to lee@embackyardfarm.com.

 

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