Meet a few of our local partners and suppliers of our unique products.
Meet our partners!
We’re proud to work with a variety of local farms, artisans, and distributors around Canada. The vast majority of our products are locally sourced from Ontario and Quebec. We take our product seriously and want our customers to have the best, which is why all our partners maintain a standard for excellence in quality.
Want to meet some of our partners? Read on!
The Market is the heart of Ottawa. Established by Colonel John By in 1826, the Market is home to local farmers and artisans as well as over 600 independent businesses. Saslove’s was founded here in 1954 and we’re proud of the legacy behind our beloved neighbourhood! Learn more about the Byward Market in the link above.
Best of Byward
In the age of COVID-19, curbside pickups and provincial lockdowns, we’re all trying to adapt our routines to be more convenient and, most importantly, safer. But convenience and distance often means ordering from big box stores – or at least it used to. Introducing the Best of Byward, a one-stop grocery shop featuring over 2,000 products from some of your favourite Market vendors: Saslove’s, Lapointe Fish, Byward Fruit Market, The French Baker, House of Cheese, and even Maverick’s donuts! You can put together a grocery order from all these vendors and choose to have it delivered or prepared for pickup, 6 days a week. Convenience meets local shopping. Learn more at the link above!
Canadian North is a wholly Inuit-owned airline with a headquarters right here in Ottawa. It operates scheduled passenger services to communities in the Northwest Territories, Nunavik and Nunavut, as well as southern destinations such as Edmonton, Montreal and Ottawa. We partner with Canadian North through the Nutrition North program, allowing us to send subsidized food items to northern communities. To read more about our partnership with Nutrition North, click here.
Junior & the Kid
Junior & the Kid is a great local company that bottles a line of delicious barbeque sauces. From blueberry stout to pineapple habanero, this Ottawa brand is always on point with their flavour combinations. In the summers, find “the Kid” at market stalls around Ottawa, including right here at the Byward Market. He makes phenomenal smoked and barbecued meats, plus some great mac ‘n’ cheese! Don’t forget to swing by Saslove’s after to get some of that delicious sauce to take home.
Beking’s Poultry Farm
Beking’s is a third generation family-run poultry farm located just south of Kemptville. Their hens roam free, as there are NO cages at Beking’s. Combined with their all-natural feed, these chickens are being raised healthy and happy… which makes for delicious eggs! We even have their organic eggnog during the holidays. Delicious!
Florence Meats is a second-generation family-run boutique butcher shop in Oakville. They specialize in local dry aged beef, in-house smoked meats and poultry, and a wide range of premium products. They mainly source from southern Ontario farms. Our favourite Florence product? Their delicious South African-style beef biltong.
Ferme des Voltigeurs
Ferme des Voltigeurs is a Quebec poultry farm and vendor. Their chickens are grain-fed with no animal by-products, and are raised freely in an area 20-30% larger than the industry standard. They’re raised in a natural environment, with adequate lighting and access to the outdoors. The difference? Delicious, certified organic chicken that you can feel good about.
Take Another Bite
Take Another Bite was founded in Manotick, Ontario in 2012 with the goal of creating delicious, chef-prepared recipes and baked goods that would exceed customer expectations. We carry a variety of delicious ready-made meals from them. Beef Bourguignon, Shepherd’s Pie, Tourtière… Even vegetarian options like Cauliflower Curry and Eggplant Parmesan! These are a customer favourite. Try them and we promise… you’ll want to Take Another Bite!
The Merry Dairy
The Merry Dairy is a local ice cream shop located in the heart of Hintonburg, Ottawa. All of The Merry Dairy’s flavours are original recipe, made in-house right here in town. In addition to having gluten-free and vegan options, their ice creams are all 100% nut- and peanut-free. Enjoy the creamy, fresh flavour of The Merry Dairy in the heart of the Market!