Patricia from The Sunflower just sent this update:
Order Your Holiday Pumpkin Pie Early!
The Sunflower is pleased to offer freshly baked organic Pumpkin Pies made with this years organic pumpkin crop.
Place your order by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone 519-818-5024.
Order more than one they can be frozen and used for Christmas or just when unexpected company comes and you need a dessert.
Each pie is 9” and is made with only organic ingredients, with a flaky tasty whole wheat crust.
Pies are $15.00 each and are limited.
Visit our website www.sunflowerwindsor.com for our full line of organic soups, entrees and desserts.
Essex County buy local map returns by popular demand.
Read the Windsor Star article that discusses the plans for the 2011 version of the Buy Local map. The deadline to be included is February and the cost is $150. Let’s hope that during these tough times a lot of agriculture related businesses see the value in something like this and make the investment.
After this Fridays’ delivery there only 3 more Trusty Food To You delivery days before Christmas! Those days are Tuesday, December 14, Friday, December 17 and Tues, December 21.
Trusty Food delivers local food (including some of their own products) right to your door.
A percentage of all orders will be used towards a delivery of goods to the Food Bank on December 22nd.
Dan from Trusty Food says:
Let’s put as much of the GREAT Local Food from our suppliers on the plates of people who need some help in our community this Christmas season.
Place an order.
What I had originally heard was a media event is now apparently open to the public so get your boots on and head down to Willistead Manor today (December 6, 2010) for tastes of local wines!
Guest speaker will be Will Predhomme of Canoe Restaurant (Toronto). Will just won the Canadian Association of Professional Sommeliers, Ontario Chapter (CAPS Ontario) 2010 Best Ontario Sommelier Competition.
Exciting news! Made in Windsor returns in the form of a holiday store inside of “The House”. The Downtown Windsor Farmers’ Market is a sponsor of the opening night reception on December 10, 2010 from 6pm to 9pm.
Items will include jewelry, purses, accessories, pottery, clothing, woodworking, greeting cards, paper goods, candles, mosaic work, photography, aromatherapy, home décor, baby onesies, knitted and crocheted goods, stone garden art, books, CDs and more!
You don’t get more local than this!
Today’s Groupon is for “$10 for $20 Worth of Gourmet Barbecue, Burgers, and More at Tecumseh Roadhouse”.
Tecumseh Roadhouse uses a lot of local products including locally sourced Wild Acre Black Angus patties for their awesome burgers.
Get the coupon.
Windsor Essex Community Supported Agriculture (WECSA) is now selling seeds that they have saved from their farm. The seeds are 100% organic, contain no chemicals and includes some rare selections.
Packages are $1 (plus delivery/shipping). You can get seeds from some area eco-conscious stores or through a WECSA member.
More info here.