Groceries to Your Door: Oxford Fresh Partners Doing Deliveries
Let's get one thing straight: we do not have to physically distance from local food and that is amazing news. Not only does eating local during COVID-19 mean that you can support your local farmers, but it also means that you can have delicious food delivered and skip the grocery store! Several of our Oxford Fresh producers, farmers and artisans are offering curbside, contactless pickup (check out SupportingOxford.ca for details) and a few more are even offering delivery. From meat and flour to bread and fresh produce, chances are you can do all your grocery shopping locally without even leaving your home. Read on for the Oxford Fresh businesses who will deliver to your door step!
Full On Grocery Delivery
Blue Cow Delivery
How to order: Order online at www.bluecowdelivery.ca by Wednesday at midnight each week
What they sell: Everything local from milk and cheese to eggs, bread, fresh produce, flour, chocolate and so much more!
Where they deliver: Through out Oxford County
Blue Cow Delivery is a great option for those looking to do all of their grocery shopping with local products and have it delivered. A modern take on an old-school delivery system, owners Carl and Andrea VanRooyen work diligently to source high-quality local product and disperse it through out Oxford. You'll find everything on their online store from Bentum Farms produce to Habitual Chocolate, Early Bird Coffee, Hewitts Dairy products, meat from their own farm (Greener Pastures Eco Farm) and more. This one stop shop is a great option for any family living in Oxford. Order once or set up a reoccurring service!
How to order: Create an account online!
What they sell: Meat, produce, eggs and dairy, soups, sauces and more
Where they deliver: Free local delivery. Call the store to find out if you're in the delivery zone: 226-228-4566
JTK Farms specializes in meat but now they also sell dairy, produce and more! Check out their weekly boxes on Facebook that are inspired by a different recipe from around the world and shop their extensive grocery list online for delivery.
Fresh, Local Produce
Milky Way Farms
How to order: Order online at https://www.localline.ca/milky-way-farm Monday-Thursday by 10pm for Saturday delivery
What they sell: Milky Way Farms sells what they grow- fresh, local produce from their farm!
Where they deliver: Ingersoll, Woodstock, Sweaburg, Beachville, Mount Elgin, Thamesford, Kitchener, Waterloo
Located on Sweaburg Road, Milky Way Farms focuses on growing nutrient-dense, organic vegetables for their surrounding community. Milky Way Farms strives to improve soil health through a regenerative agricultural approach. Each Monday, Milky Way Farms opens up their online store full of delicious vegetables they grew themselves. Place your order before 10pm each Thursday and you'll have fresh produce delivered right to your door! How can you beat that?
Early Bird Coffee
How to order: Order online at https://earlybirdcoffee.ca/shop/ for monthly subscription and delivery service
What they sell: Tasty coffee roasted in house
Where they deliver: Through out Oxford County
Life is all about balance! So for all that fresh local produce you're going to eat, you need a treat too, right? We can't think of a better way to kick those pesky Monday blues than with a delivery of freshly roasted coffee right to your door step. Early Bird Coffee will bring the fresh stuff right ot your door each month with their hand subscription service.
How to order: Order online at https://kintorecoffee.com/
What they sell: Tasty coffee whole and ground coffee beans
Where they deliver: Free local delivery through out Oxford County
Tasty coffee is but a click of your mouse away! Kintore Coffee delivers their tasty roasts through out Oxford County. Once it's delivered we highly recommend grabbing a seat on your porch and just enjoy a little solitude over your cuppa joe before your day starts!
How to order: Order online at https://my-site-103894-109948.square.site/
What they sell: Chocolate bars, dipped fruit, bark and select local goods
Where they deliver: Free delivery in Woodstock Tuesday-Friday, Oxford County wide and London on Friday
Chocolate goes from bean to bar all in house at Habitual Chocolate. With a focus on simple, full flavours, an order online with Habitual Chocolate is a sure fire way to enjoy your sweets. Specializing in dark chocolate but also offering tasty milk chocolate options, dipped fruit and bark, these treats are definitely one of life's simple and delicious pleasures!
Jakeman's Maple Farm
How to order: Order online at https://jakemansmaplesyrup.com/store/
What they sell: Jakeman's Maple Syrup and other tasty maple goodies like maple coffee, ice wine maple syrup and more
Where they deliver: Throught out Canada
While physical distancing put a damper on Maple Syrup festivals this year, that doesn't mean you have to skip mapley goodness altogether! Jakeman's Maple Farm's online store is awesome and ships Canada-wide so whether you're in it for the sweet syrup or you're looking for something unique like maple coffee, cookies, sugar or popcorn, you'll fing it online!
The Garden in Harrington
How to order: Order online
What they sell: Freshly cut flowers, dried arrangements, wreaths and more
Where they deliver: See their delivery zone; some items can be shipped outside of the delivery zone
Enjoy freshly cut flowers delivered right to your door! The Garden in Harrington offers up beautiful flower arrangements grown right in Oxford and they're sure to bring some cheer to your day. Also check out their selection of wreaths, dried arrangements, gift giving accessories and more.
Thames River Melons' Preserves
How to order: Order online at https://www.thamesrivermelons.com/shoponline
What they sell: pasta sauce, mustards, honey and more
Thames River Melons has always sold their amazing preserves online (Love preserves? Check out our blog about it). From melon blossom honey to garlic scape mustard, these jars of happiness have been local favourites for a long time.
Taylor Heritage Hogs
How to order: Order online at https://www.taylorheritagehogs.com/shop
What they sell: Sides of pork, sausage links, burgers, cured chops and ribs
Where they deliver: Free Local Delivery within 20kms from Lakeside ON with orders of $30 or more. All orders are delivered Saturday mornings - porch drop off only. Place a cooler outside. Order by Friday at noon.
Now in its third generation, Taylor Heritage Hogs specializes in raising heritage breeds of pork including Tamworth, Berkshire, Mangalitsa, Hereford and Large Black. For those in Lakeside and the immediate surrounding area, you can get pork from Taylor Heritage Hogs delivered right ot your door. Now wipe that drool from your mouth and get to ordering!
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