Based in Montreal, AquaVerti Farms is a Quebec leader in Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA). The two founders launched their business in 2017, and by 2021 it was full steam ahead. The size of their farm tripled in 2021 to offer local consumers a greater volume and variety of lettuce, kale and other salad mixes. All AquaVerti quality products are grown responsibly and locally, year-round.
Ferme d’Hiver innovates all year long! Combining the latest developments in smart agriculture with the expertise of market gardeners, Ferme d’Hiver uses a large-scale approach to produce local, pesticide-free strawberries in the dead of winter!
The Lamb Affair
Putting an end to food waste, one jar at a time!
Guillaume Cantin, co-initiator and general manager of La Transformerie, presents the company’s new tasty solution to food waste and introduces their new line of Rescapés products made with unsold produce.
La Transformerie—the art of eliminating food waste
La Transformerie is an NPO dedicated to eliminating food waste through positive and effective solutions with various food network partners.
Guillaume Cantin, Managing Director and Co-Initiator
The organization is led by dynamic chef Guillaume Cantin, the popular winner of the Radio-Canada show Les Chefs!. His high-profile commitment to fighting food waste has helped breathe new life into the circular economy movement and inspired several local initiatives to get involved.
Ferme de la berceuse
At a time when sustainable farming left many skeptical, Robin Fortin was quite the visionary. Caring about both the environment and consumers’ health, he founded an organic farm almost 25 years ago, in Wickham, Centre-du-Québec.
In the heart of Serres Lefort
Enjoying cookies as a family is one of the fondest memories that Rudy and Yoanna share. Since co-founding La Biscuitery in 2015, they’ve been baking delicious treats - cookies and macaroons- in their confectionery shop using only the finest ingredients, ensuring that quality, a respect for tradition, and the love of a job well done comes through in every bite.
Authentic, homemade family recipes, passed down from one generation to thenext, crafted for the pure enjoyment of our taste buds!
Lavender in all its splendour
Ève-Lyne Auger chats with Nathalie Nasseri, GM and co-owner of Bleu Lavande, who invites us to take in her fields of flowers. She shares her wellbeing products for the body and home, as well as the therapeutic and relaxing effects of lavender.
Eve-Lyne Auger ventures into the camelina fields
Eve-Lyne Auger sits down with Chantal Van Winden, CEO of Signé Caméline. In a charming country setting, Chantal tells the story of the mysterious flower she has been growing for 15 years. The two also take the opportunity to make a refreshing salad with camelina oil and seeds.
Maude visits la Clef des Champs
Maude Carmel takes us to the Laurentians to meet Marie Provost, president and founder of La Clef des Champs. This industry pioneer tells her profession’s secrets and the journey that led her to the production of medicinal plants, more than 40 years ago.
Maude Carmel cooks live at PurDélys Gardens!
While visiting PurDélys Gardens, Maude Carmel was inspired by the local farm’s delicious fresh, organic products, and prepared a cauliflower steak served with corn and beet salsa. This easy recipe allows you to fully enjoy fresh, quality food from Quebec!
Local, organic produce, just around the corner
Maude Carmel visits Les Serres du Dos Blanc, a cooperative located in Ville Saint-Laurent that offers Montrealers the possibility of enjoying organic fruits and vegetables all year long. She also takes advantage of the occasion to make a recipe with products she picked onsite!
Robin Fortin, Owner of Ferme De La Berceuse in Wickham
Robin Fortin’s improbable farming adventure began as an experiment, “just to see,” on one-and-a-quarter acres of land in 1998. Twenty-three years later, the almost-twenty flourishing acres of Ferme De La Berceuse—located in Wickham, Central Quebec, and certified organic since forever—are still going strong.
With their 400 hives, Jonathan, Carmen and their daughter produce honey with exquisite flavours and natural benefits. Every day at Saint-Didace in the Lanaudière region, they take care of their bees and harvest the honey that we’re all grateful for.
In 2015, at Saint-Ambroise-de-Kildare in the heart of the Lanaudière region, Julie and her spouse Sébastien founded the Jardins d’Ambroise. Offering fresh, healthy and organic vegetables is their mission.
The affection that Lise and Guy have for each other is palpable. But their love for cheese is equally evident.
Developed in Sherbrooke, Pur Pop frozen bars are the frosty brainchild of Marie-Ève Laprise.
Thank you to our local artisans for inspiring our exquisite new year's eve
In 2020, the ideal feast is made of local flavours! Rachelle Béry introduces you to 11 artisans who work tirelessly to offer us fresh and real food, summer and winter.
Marie-Josée Daguerre co-owner of the Jardins de la Pinède Oka
Our farm is a family story. It's our own, but also those we feed all year long with pride.
Gérald Golay owner of SOS Fondue Val-David
At the very beginning, we operated like a pizzeria: we were called at 5 P.M. and we delivered to people's homes the same evening. Fondue is a good mood, it's comforting.
Ariane Beaumont and Jérôme Couture co-owners of Arhoma Montreal
What we are passionate about is feeding people. To be part of people's lives, quite simply.
Luc Tellier owner of Jardins Picoudi Saint-Robert
What moves me the most is to see all the things we do on a daily basis to create a product that people can enjoy at home.
Damien Girard co-founder of Viandes Biologiques de Charlevoix Baie-Saint-Paul
What brings me the greatest joy is to go to my farms, to cultivate cereals and to work the land. It is from this passion that the company was born.
Marie-michèle lemoine vice president of marketing for patience fruit & co. Villeroy
Nature has its own rhythm and in order to harvest the best that nature has to offer, we must respect it and be patient.
Katell Burot and Philippe D'Haucourt co-owners and founders of Carrément Tarte Montréal
Being of breton origin, pie dough is sacred in our family.
Michael Cantin president and founder of SNÖ Trois-Rivières
I love to make people's lives easier by offering a local, allergen-free frozen dessert that everyone can eat.
Mériane Labrie founder of Madame Labriski Quebec
My dream is to help the quebec food industry evolve and contribute to the local economy for a long time to come.
Jean-Philippe Cyr founder of La Cuisine de Jean-Philippe Boisbriand
My mandate is to democratize vegan cuisine in quebec. We often have the false impression that it is bland or tasteless, when in fact it is quite the opposite.
François Cardinal founder of Vegeat Longueuil
Buying local is good for the whole community. We can be proud in quebec to have such good local products!