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Quebec pioneers in heirloom vegetables

Monday, 05 August 2019 by

From market garden to culinary laboratory, from father to daughter over nearly four decades, in a magical place called Plateau des Éboulements, Le Jardin des Chefs has been creating “made-to-order” produce for Quebec’s leading chefs, adding new colours and flavours to their dishes.

HIGHLY PRODUCTIVE MICROGREENS

Tuesday, 02 July 2019 by

In the heart of Montreal, Ôplant Urban Farms has designed a unique indoor vertical farm that enables urban agriculture 12 months a year. More than 20 varieties of microgreens are produced here, healthy foods that are delightful, delicious and inspire many a chef!

THE UTTERLY SUBLIME ASPARAGUS!

Monday, 03 June 2019 by

Each year, La Sublime Asperge produces about 40 tons of fresh asparagus, to the delight of our taste buds. Many of Quebec’s leading chefs are quick to say that this family farm, located in Saint-Aimé, a tiny village between Sorel and Saint-Hyacinthe, produces “Quebec’s best asparagus.”

La Suisse Normande is both a dairy farm in the heart of the beautiful Lanaudière region, with over 300 Alpine and Saanen goats, and a cheese maker that processes the milk from the farm’s goats, to our great satisfaction.

Quack quack!, since 1912!

Monday, 01 April 2019 by

Brome Lake Ducks is Canada’s oldest company specialized in raising Pekin ducks. As a responsible farmer, this jewel of Quebec agriculture produces ducks fed a diet of grains and soy, enriched with vitamins and minerals, without antibiotics or hormones. Offering more meat and less fat, this poultry is more than welcome on our plates!

TONIC, COLA & CIE, MADE IN MONTRÉAL

Monday, 04 February 2019 by

Bastien Poulain and Mélanie Mamet are co-owners of “1642” a Montreal-based company founded in 2015, which offers beverages of premium quality, preservative-free and made from natural ingredients, to give sparkling beverages the noble flavours they deserve.

LOCAL SUCKLING PIG WITH GLOBAL FAME

Monday, 07 January 2019 by

Having grown up on the family farm producing quality pork, Alexandre and Nicolas Aubin, co-owners of the Gaspor farm with Bernard Giguère, are now devoted exclusively to raising milk-fed suckling pigs, without antibiotics or growth hormones, to the delight of connoisseurs and chefs in Quebec and around the world.

BREAD AND CHEFS

Monday, 03 December 2018 by

The Épicurien Bakery offers artisanal breads containing no improvers or preservatives and made with premium quality local flours. Intended for Montreal’s restaurant market, their products are delivered daily to chefs and restaurateurs, to the delight of their customers.

CHEESE IN THE VILLAGE

Monday, 05 November 2018 by

Jean Morin is from the fourth generation of dairy farmers at Louis d’Or farm, in the village of Sainte-Élizabeth-de-Warwick. In 2009, he fulfilled a dream by founding the Fromagerie du Presbytère, just opposite his farm. When he was a kid, his mother would send him with cakes to the priest who lived where he and his four children now make their delicious cheeses, which wins awards every year in Quebec and across Canada.

CUSTOM CHOCOLATE

Monday, 01 October 2018 by

Chocolat Montréal offers a classic range of artisanal chocolates, distributed online and through certain retail outlets. Thanks to innovative technologies in the service of artisanal know-how, Florence Paquin-Mallette and Ludovic Fresse, master chocolatier, are making the aficionados and the local gastronomy scene very happy.

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