Eastern Ontario Agri-Food Network / Réseau agroalimentaire de l'Est ontarien

Members Serving Members

Members Serving Members is a program of the Eastern Ontario Agri-Food Network where participating members serve other members. 

The participants in the program are businesses, individuals, and agencies that support the local food movement. They see value in membership in the EOAN to meet new friends and customers in order to build their business and offer their services.

Your business or agency can participate in the Members Serving Members program

Take advantage of the products and services from fellow members of the Eastern Ontario Agri-Food Network. Contact them now to help your business succeed.

The EOAN has not vetted nor evaluated these enterprises and does not have an opinion on the relevance or value or their products and services. Their listing here does not represent an endorsement by the EOAN.

André Dumont, video reporter
Tel 514-847-1549
adumont@gmx.net; https://advideoreporter.ca/

André Dumont is a photographer and videographer who specializes in agri-food. He offers video production services for product, service or event promotion, education to social and environmental issues and documentaries. His clients include the Eastern Ontario Food Network and the Glengarry Highland Games. He is a board member of Agricom, a franco-ontarian farm newspaper.

PARO Centre for Women’s Enterprise
Satellite Offices at 261 Montreal Road, Vanier ON K1L 8C7
tel 343-543-8370
parobizeast@paro.ca; www.paro.ca/

Since 1995, PARO Centre for Women’s Enterprise has supported women entrepreneurs across Ontario to start, grow and scale their businesses. PARO facilitates access to funding, trade missions, contact development and business counselling where they are able to design, plan and achieve their dreams. For Foodpreneurs in particular, PARO provides specialized webinars, BizCamps and Cluster Innovation Tables (CITs) to bring women together with supports from the sector, connecting women to valuable resources in food production and packaging, marketing, and funding opportunities.

Canobi AgTech
17725 Robinsons Corners Road, Maxville ON K0C 1T0

Maxville-based Canobi AgTech is the brainchild of ERP veteran and indoor farming visionary Robin Vincent. Food security and sustainability in commercial agriculture are at the core of Canobi’s vision. Canobi’s AGRP (AgTech Resource Planning™) is a seed-to-sale platform that integrates monitoring and automation technology with powerful business planning tools, providing streamlined operations for indoor farmers. Canobi works with indoor farmers, agri-agents, agricultural device and systems manufacturers, and farm developers to make indoor agriculture at scale productive and profitable.

Propane Levac
5552, Ste-Catherine St., St-Isidore K0C 2B0
tel 613-524-2079
info@propanelevac.com; www.propanelevac.ca/en/

Levac Propane was born from the desire of Jean-Marc Levac to expand his range of services, sell propane gas at retail, and then operate a delivery truck. The company has since experienced remarkable growth. The number of customers now stands at around 35,000. More than 120 employees provide good service. Four other distribution centers were added, two in Ontario (Perth in 2001 and Kingston in 2007), as well as Montreal and Kazabazua, in Quebec, in 2010.

ACC Futures
208 Pitt Street, Cornwall ON
Mailing: P.O. Box 2, Cornwall ON K6H 5R9
tel 613-932-4333

Founded in 1987 ACCFutures, formerly Cornwall & the Counties Community Futures Development, is an independent, not-for-profit social enterprise. We are one of 268 organizations in Canada which hold contracts with Canada’s Regional Development Agencies (RDA’s) to deliver the Community Futures Program. ACCFutures offers a wide range of funding, financing and capacity building services to the local business communities. It has also undertaken an innovative Indigenous-focused partnerships program which brings Indigenous and non-Indigenous partners together for a stronger economic future.

Collège La Cité
801, promenade de l'Aviation, Ottawa (Ontario) K1K 4R3
tel 613-742-2483

Firmly established in the National Capital Region and Eastern Ontario for a quarter of a century, La Cité is the largest French-language college of applied arts and technology in Ontario. From an entrepreneurial perspective, La Cité des affaires (LCA) provides personalized support to entrepreneurs wishing to create and advance their businesses, such as talent recruitment, staff training, rental of collaborative workspaces, conference rooms, computer labs, and other efficient solutions.

Coop Embrun
926, rue Notre-Dame, Embrun (Ontario) K0A 1W0
tel 613-443-2833
admin@coopembrun.com; coopembrun.com

Embrun Co-op is a cooperative located in the heart of Eastern Ontario which serves its clients in both official languages. It offers products and services through its eight divisions; Crops, Grain Elevators, Feed (organic & conventional), AGTREK, Energy, Independent, Rona, and Innovation & Development. It is owned by its members who have chosen to join in order to share in the benefits of cooperation.

PO Box 21054, Wonderland Road South, London ON N6K 0C7
tel 519-670-9303
jim@aglinks.com; AgLinks.com

The Eastern Ontario Agri-Food Network partners with AgLinks.com, a simple, easy to use interactive resource directory designed to provide an immediate connection between people seeking products or services, to the local businesses that provide them.

Eastern Ontario Training Board (EOTB)
Suite 380 – 55 Water St W, Cornwall ON K6J 1A1; tel 613-932-0210
info@eotb-cfeo.on.ca; eotb-cfeo.on.ca/

The EOTB develops partnerships that address the socio-economic and workforce development needs of Cornwall and the Counties of Stormont, Dundas, Glengarry, Prescott, Russell and Akwesasne. The EOTB engages employers to help identify skill gaps, employment opportunities, training needs and other demand side labour market issues.

Jamie Tyrell, Tyrell Consulting
Saint Andrews West, ON; tel: 613-330-1631

Jamie provides business consulting, especially in the agriculture and agri-food sector in eastern Ontario, to help farms and business fulfil their labour requirements with the option of using the Canadian temporary foreign worker program.

Tom Manley, business consultant
Berwick, ON; tel 613-361-2056
tom@tommanley.ca; www.tommanley.ca

Tom Manley brings 40 years of business experience to make life easier for business owners. Tom addresses the business planning, operations review, financial planning, organic certification, market planning, and more.

BDO Canada LLP
335 McGill Street Hawkesbury ON K6A 1P9; tel 613-632-4498

Across industries and continents, BDO provides clients with the resources needed to create clarity, minimize risk, and solve today's most complex challenges. Our tax professionals cover accounting, tax reporting, and financial management to help clients meet regulatory obligations, reduce tax burdens, and navigate complex regulations around the world. We tailor our services to the needs of each agricultural client, cater to specific sectors, farm supply businesses and agricultural organizations, providing customized solutions.

SOL-AIR Consultants
164 Main Street East, Hawkesbury ON K6A 1A3; tel: 514-991-1777
solairconsultants.com/; consultantssolair@gmail.com

SOL-AIR Consultants brings together consultants who assist decision-makers in companies, cooperatives, organisations involved in the development of agriculture, agri-food, agri-tourism and the environment to carry out feasibility studies, marketing strategies, and business plans for the establishment or expansion of companies.

Desjardins Ontario Credit Union
tel: 1-833-337-5668

Desjardins Ontario Credit Union has 130,000 members in Ontario with a business volume of more than $17 billion. It has 650 employees across the province. Desjardins Ontario offers a full range of banking products and services for businesses and individuals.

Upper Canada Equity Fund
tel: 1-877-337-2193
uppercanadaequityfund.ca; eoin@uppercanadaequityfund.ca

Upper Canada Equity Fund is an early stage equity investment fund headquartered in Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada that invests in pursuit of financial and social returns. Unlike traditional venture capital firms that often work towards the sale of a company to gain a return, Upper Canada Equity Fund deploys patient capital through a unique private-public investment model with the goal of building enterprises that boost rural economic diversification and contribute to UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Job Zone d’emploi
144 Pitt Street, Cornwall, ON K6J 3P4; 613-933-WORK (9675)
530 Fred Street, Unit B, Winchester, ON K0C 2K0; 613-774-JOBS (5627)
jobzonedemploi.ca; info@jobzonedemploi.ca

As the provider of comprehensive employment services in the city of Cornwall, counties of Stormont and Dundas, Job Zone d’emploi provides bilingual employment services to the community. Whether you are unemployed, looking for a job or exploring career options; a young or mature worker; a new immigrant or an employer looking to hire, Job Zone d’emploi can help! Our success in helping our clients is based on our expertise and our understanding of the client groups we serve.

Prescott-Russell Community Development Corporation
519 Main Street East, Hawkesbury, ON K6A 1B3; 613-632-0918
www.sdcpr-prcdc.ca/en/; info@sdcpr-prcdc.ca

The Prescott-Russell Community Development Corporation is a support agency for local economic development in the United Counties of Prescott and Russell. The main objective of the Community Development Corporation is to maintain and create jobs. Through an investment fund, we offer high-risk funding to small and medium-sized businesses in the form of loans, loan guarantees and share capital. We support and encourage all job creation and enhancement initiatives.

Contak Staffing Solutions Inc.
134 Main Street, East, Suite 201, Hawkesbury ON K6A 1A3; 613.668.4368
www.contak.ca; info@contak.ca

Contak Staffing Solutions allows employers to get the most out of their business by helping them attract, achieve and sustain excellence both as far as skills and cohesiveness and by providing them with a professional, perfectly-suited and tailored service so they can thrive on optimal performance within a dynamic and diversified economy.

Groovy Yurts Inc.
20845 McCormick Road, Alexandria, ON K0C 1A0
Inquiries - 613-327-5285
www.groovyyurts.com; info@groovyyurts.com

Yves Ballenegger is the founder of Groovy Yurts. From its conception as Globetrucker 14 years ago to the Groovy Yurts’ brand today, Yves has never lost sight of his desire to bring the Authentic Mongolian Yurt experience to his customers around the world. Yves’ support to minimize the footprint on our soil, advance education in sustainable living and promote the use of renewable resources are all reflected in his Groovy Yurt world.