Grass-Fed Beef – Bonnie Beef Growers

bonnie beef

Hands down, the best beef I’ve ever had in my life. Kym and Geoff are amazing, conscientious graziers who raise tremendously wonderful grass fed beef. I can’t recommend them more highly. They sell at the markets, and also do free delivery on bulk meats.

Pastured Pork – Tillari Trotters 

tillari trotters

Delicious, pastured pork – and if you’re lucky, the owner Belle might have some hogget, too. Humanely raised, deeply loved, heritage breed pork and sheep.  You won’t believe the difference from the supermarket stuff!  They sell at markets and also do delivered bulk products.

Pasture Raised Chicken – Local Pastures

pastured roasted chicken

This chicken is out of this world. I’ve eaten a lot of free-range birds in my life, but these are truly spectacular.  Scott puts a lot of love and a tremendous amount of passion and creativity into raising his birds, and I can’t wait to see where he goes. Currently sells in Petrie.

Goat Pies – Goat Pie Guy

goat pie

Love the guy, love the pies.  Pre-order gluten-free, delicious, melt-in-your mouth meat pies in all flavors.  Totally amazing. Sells at


Jan Powers City Markets:  Wednesday from 10:00am-6:00pm (but always open early) – a nice selection of fresh veggies and specialty foods.

New Farm Markets: Also run by Jan Powers, so see link above. Alternate Saturdays from 6:00am – 12:00pm – fabulous produce from local farmers, pastured meats, and excellent specialty foods.


Neli Coffee – Delicious, in-shop roasted coffee, with enough coffee paraphernalia and equipment to make a barista blush.


Green Beacon Brewery

green beacon brewery

Fabulous, in house brewed ales and cider, with a great vibe and airy, bright atmosphere.  LOVE this place, and would go all the time!