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October 13, 2019

If you’re vegetarian or vegan, you’ll find many tasty, healthy options at our store.

 

While many Fresh From The Farm’s customers love our grass-fed, locally raised, chemical-free meats, there’s plenty to love for non-meat eaters as well. If you’re vegetarian or vegan, or aspiring to be either...

August 29, 2019

We are thrilled to have been awarded a Gold prize in the Organic Food Stores category in the 2019 Toronto Star’s Readers’ Choice awards! From everyone at Schmucker's Fresh From The Farm, thank you for your support. We are proud to bring you the very best organic and locally produced meats, dairy...

August 7, 2019

Summer is arguably the best season for produce; it produces some of the most colorful and flavorful fruits and vegetables. Unfortunately, summer is also the worst season for the havoc it can wreak on all that beautiful produce you just brought home from the farmers market or grocery store.

Water...

August 7, 2019

At Schmucker’s Fresh From The Farm, we’re committed to providing your family with delicious, healthy food produced locally and sustainably. Which is why we want to send it home with you in a way that’s sustainable and honours our heritage, too: reusable canvas totes or paper bags! 

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July 23, 2019

This Tuesday is National Hot Dog Day! Mid-summer is the perfect time to enjoy this old seasonal treat, a childhood favourite grilled up in minutes on the barbecue and slathered with the fixings of your choice, whether that’s mustard and relish, or grilled onions, sauerkraut, ketchup, barbecue sauce...

May 22, 2019

A guide to outdoor cooking

We found this article quite helpful. For experienced bbq-ers and novices alike. 

 

 Published in the Toronto Star, May 22, 2019

I hear the siren call of the grill year-round, but in spring and summer it seems like everyone wants to get outside and cook. I love...

April 30, 2019

This one’s for the bakers! Whether you’re an experienced master of the oven or a newcomer to the wild and creative world of baking, you’ll find great ingredients at Schmucker’s Fresh From the Farm.

 

It all starts with whole grains. More and more people are discovering the health benefits of...

April 2, 2019

We may not live by bread alone, but living without bread just isn’t as satisfying. Especially when the bread on your table is as good as this.

Schmucker’s Fresh From the Farm offers bread from some of the very best local bakeries, such as St. John’s Bakery, an award-winning nonprofit social...

December 4, 2018

Fruit from Bizjak Farm sustainable fruit growers in Niagara.

Sweet Corn from Jay Reesor in Stouffville.

Tomatoes and peas from Old Order Mennonite gardens.

Canning and freezing by Wilma Bowman, Dorking Ontario.

September 1, 2018

Try our delicious made-from-scratch meals and snacks!

 

Soups, stews, lasagna, burritos, empanadas, meat pies. Vegetarian and gluten-free options.

Meat pies: Tourtière. Chicken Pot Pie, Shepherd’s Pie. Gluten-free options available.

Burritos and Patties (empanadas): beef, vegetable...