Support your local food producers and #DineYQG this holiday! With more than 2,000 acres of greenhouses in Essex County, you can get farm fresh all year long. Whether you’re buying premade, ready to serve or shopping at local markets & stores, make sure you’re serving locally grown and sourced at your holiday feast!

Keep reading for shopping ideas and options plus a delicious recipe to wow your guests (made with fresh, local ingredients!).


Iron Kettle Bread Boutique | | 7005 County Rd 46, Comber

Caffeine & Co | | 238 Dalhousie St, Amherstburg

Lakeside Bakery & Deli | | 286 Erie St. S, Leamington

Mary’s Mindful Bakehouse Ltd | | 805 Front Rd Unit 4, LaSalle

Sweet Revenge Bake Shop | | 400 Erie St E Suite 9, Windsor


Butcher of Kingsville | | 13 Main St W, Kingsville

Bradt’s Butcher Block | | 34 Mill St W, Leamington

Ewe Dell Family Farms | | 1282 Oriole Park Dr, South Woodslee

Hylander Farms | | 15829 Essex 8, Essex

Trimble Farms Cattle Company | | 383 County Rd 27, South Woodslee

Coffee Beans

Chance Coffee | | 1012 Drouillard Rd, Windsor

14th Coffee Co. | | 14451 Concession Rd 14, Essex

Espresso Canada | | 3110 Marentette Ave, Windsor

206 Roasters |

Red Lantern Coffee Co. | | 4 Main St W, Kingsville


Lee and Maria’s | | 692 Seacliff Dr, Kingsville

Sauve’s Country Market | website | 1989 Lakeshore Rd 219, South Woodslee

Aziz Fruit Stand | website | 415 Seacliff Dr E, Leamington

The Farm House Market | | 7601 Middle Side Rd, McGregor

Simpson Orchards | | 237 Mersea Road 5, Leamington


Little Foot Foods | | 2010 Fasan Dr, Oldcastle

Healthy Mama | website | 152 Lesperance Rd, Tecumseh

Green Heart Kitchen | | 28 Main St W, Kingsville

Macro Foods Inc. | | 1389 Wyandotte St. E, Windsor

Armando’s Market Place | | 300 Cabana Rd E, Windsor

Tasty Additions

Cedar Valley |

The Fruit Wagon | | 793 County Rd 50 E, Harrow

Hawksview Honey | | 2017 Concession Rd 2, Harrow

Ray’s Original |

Ruscom Maple Products | | 2028 Mitchell Rd, Ruscom Station

For more ideas on where to buy locally grown in Windsor Essex all season long visit 

Holiday Recipes

Recipes worth making and eating! Eat, drink and be merry with these local dishes and desserts. Click on the images below to make these hometown recipes yourself!

The Twisted Apron

Breakfast Hash

The Goose Kitchen & Bar, by Jacks Gastropub

Beef Tenderloin with Seasonal Sides

The Farm House Market

Honey Apple Bundt Cake

Anchor Coffee House

Lavender Shortbread


Strawberry Cake



To view the rest of our 2023 Holiday Gift Guide, just click here to go back to the main page.

The 2023 Holiday Gift Guide is in partnership with the Windsor-Essex Small Business Centre and our W.E. Made It program created by Tourism Windsor Essex Pelee Island, and partners participating in their programs. * Pictures are representative of the gifts highlighted and may be different than what is available in store. Prices and availability may vary.


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