Thunder Bay Local Food

Kakabeka Farmers' Market logoIn 2020, Thunder Bay area residents are exploring ways to connect safely with local food sources. Farmers’ markets have had to close their doors temporarily. We’re adapting and bringing you new, additional ways to access the bounty of local food in our area.

See further down this page for Artisans & Crafters!

Buy Local Food Directly from These KFM Vendors!

BearHaven (Murillo)
garlic - Kakabeka Farmers' Market local foodsBedding plants (mostly veggie), seasonal vegetables including onion, garlic, carrot, beet, sweet pepper, cucumber and winter squash
BearHaven website ◊  BearHaven Facebook page den@bearhaven.ca.

bacon - Kakabeka Farmers' Market local foodBroken Arrow Acres (Marks Twp.)
Hormone-free beef and pork, burgers, bacon
Broken Arrow Acres Facebook page ◊ 
807-577-9984

beef - Kakabeka Farmers' Market local foodByers Beef (Murillo)
Beef sides, variety packs and burger
Byers Beef Facebook group tbyers@tbaytel.net(807) 935-2840

grape vine - Kakabeka Farmers' Marekt local foodsGrowing North (Thunder Bay)
Distinctive food plants and food-bearing plants including annual herbs, vegetable seedlings, fruiting vines
Growing North website ◊ Growing North Facebook page

strawberry - local food from Kakabeka Farmers' MarketHanna Road Produce (Slate River Valley)
Fresh produce from fiddleheads to zucchini! Strawberries. Garlic.
Email Susan: suelubuk@hotmail.com

eggs - Haywire Farm - Kakabeka Farmers Market local foodHaywire Farm (Gillies Twp.)
Farm-fresh eggs, chicken
Haywire Farm website ◊ Haywire Farm Facebook Page 807-475-5790
Haywire Farm also sells through the local Superior Seasons online store

honey jar - local foods at Kakabeka Farmers' MarketKuchta Honey Farm (Thunder Bay)
Yummy honey from happy bees!
Email: loiskuchta@hotmail.com

apple - Kakabeka Farmers' Market local foodMountain Stream Orchard (Neebing)
Apples, apple cider, apple products – no pesticides
Mountain Stream Facebook page 807-473-0996
Mountain Stream Orchard also sells through the local Superior Seasons online store

galloway beef - Kakabeka Farmers Market local foodSilver Creek Farm (Kakabeka Falls)
Bedding plants, home-grown pork, Belted Galloway beef
Silver Creek Farm Facebook page ◊  807-577-8038

jam - Kakabeka Farmers' Market local foodWindy Sunshine Farm Boreal Berry Jam (Neebing)
Delicious and nutritious preserves & jams made with local ingredients
Windy Sunshine Farm Facebook page  ◊  807-355-9577

More Excellent Sources of Local Food

About Us button - Superior SeasonsSuperior Seasons – Online Local Produce Store
An initiative of Belluz Farms, this online hub allows one-stop contactless local food shopping, and a number of pick-up/delivery options for individuals and businesses.
Superior Seasons website

I Love Thunder Bay Country MarketThunder Bay Country Market
This large, popular local marketplace has built an online store right onto the homepage of their website! Contact-free pick-up available. Great source of local goods, including foods.
Thunder Bay Country Market website

veggiesThunder Bay Farmers’ Market
The oldest running farmers’ market in Thunder Bay, the Thunder Bay Farmers’ Market normally operates on Fridays in the Victoriaville Mall. They are keeping their Facebook page updated with vendors who will sell direct and have contactless pick-up options.
Thunder Bay Farmers’ Market Facebook page

Check the 2017 Get Fresh Guide!
Most of the info in this Guide is still current – many more local food vendors!

KFM Crafters, Artisans & Entrepreneurs Who Sell Direct

The Bear StickThe Bear Stick (Thunder Bay)
Hike with confidence – hike with The Bear Stick!
Bear Stick websiteBear Stick Facebook page ◊ 807-472-6309

Kakabeka Farmers Market - handmade soapElizabeth Kukkee (Neebing)
Handmade all-natural soaps and lip balms, wire wrappings, rings, jewellery. Bedding plants and seasonal veggies. 
Email Elizabeth: HeandI1999@gmail.com
◊ 807-622-4535

North Star Naturals at Kakabeka Farmers' MarketNorth Star Naturals (O’Connor Twp.)
Natural cosmetic products and outdoor spray made with the best organic ingredients.
Contact Shelley: Facebook page

Sista'z Carpetz - Kakabeka Farmers' MarketSista’z Carpet’z (Thunder Bay)
Beautiful made-to-order rugs and carpets, from colourful retro polyester fabrics.
Email Connie: cdakis27@hotmail.com

SweetLegs legging - Kakabeka Farmers' MarketSweetLegs Murillo with Betty (Murillo)
Premium leggings in wonderful colours and patterns.
SweetLegs Murillo with Betty Facebook page  ◊  807-935-2824

herbal tea - Kakabeka Farmers Market local foodsVera’s Naturals (Thunder Bay)
Herbs, European herbal teas, local medicinal herbs, ointments/oils handmade from natural ingredients
Email Vera: kotalik@tbaytel.net

Young Living - Kakabeka Farmers MarketYoung Living Essential Oils (Murillo)
High-quality essential oils for your well-being.
Contact Deb Wall at 807-627-7615.

Your Tea Needs (Murillo)Kakabeka Farmers Market local foods - teacup
Wide variety of loose-leaf tea and tea products. Looking for something particular? Please contact us!
Your Tea Needs website  ◊  807-768-0999
Email Eugema: qualitytea@yourteaneeds.com