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.

Zipgrow Inc
650 Cumberland St, Cornwall, ON K6J 4J5
Tel: 1-855-ZIPGROW
hello@zipgrow.com; www.zipgrow.com

ZipGrow Inc. is an international leader in indoor vertical farming technology, empowering people to grow fresh food locally and sustainably. Our flagship product, the ZipGrow™ Tower, is a core component of many of the world’s most innovative farms. Our technologies support entrepreneurs, non-profits, home growers, schools, and research centers, and is backed by the support of in-house master growers, engineers, and an extensive offering of hydroponic education.

1 Industriel, C.P. 681, Casselman ON K0A 1M0
Tel 613-936-2463
studio@fm921.ca; fm921.ca

Nous sommes la fréquence plaisir, 100% Est ontarien, FM 92.1.

Boucherie L’Orignal Packing Ltd
2567 COunty Road 17, L’Orignal, ON K0B 1K0
Tel 613 675-4612
general@lorignalpacking.ca; lorignalpacking.ca

Boucherie L’Orignal Packing Ltd celebrates 50 years in 2022. Since 1971, this small slaughterhouse became with time a food distributor for the eastern Ontario region from the Quebec border to Cornwall and Ottawa. Sole owner since 2013, Christine Bonneau-O'Neill has her heart ready for any challenge that the business may bring in the future. You can always count on our team to recommend cuts or recipes when you visit our store.

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.

Tom's Pantry
1 Main Street South, Alexandria ON K0C 1A0
Tel 613-361-2056
www.tomspantry.ca; tom@tomspantry.ca

Tom's Pantry is a good food destination in Alexandria: organic authentic sourdough, full service bakery, prepared foods, community café, bulk retail of ingredients, and a community market with a local produce, artisanal prepared ​foods, organic and niche food products from Canada and beyond. Find your baking supplies at Tom's Pantry, and place your products at Tom's Pantry for retail sales. Buy wholesale breads and baked goods from Tom's Pantry to sell at your location or include in your CSA basket.

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.

Job Zone d’emploi
144 Pitt Street, Cornwall, ON K6J 3P4; Tel 933-WORK (9675)
530 Fred Street, Unit B, Winchester, ON K0C 2K0; Tel 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.

Contak Staffing Solutions Inc.
134 Main Street, East, Suite 201, Hawkesbury ON K6A 1A3
Tel 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
Tel 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.

Société Économique de l'Ontario
214 Montreal Rd Office 202, Ottawa, ON K1L 8L8
Tel: 1 844 668 7333
seo-ont.ca; www.seo-ont.ca

The Société Économique de l’Ontario (SÉO) business incubator, EntrepreneuriatSÉO, stands by you as an ally. It does not pretend to provide all the solutions to these challenges, but it is a valuable support for acquiring managerial skills and improving the management of your farm.