Locally Grown in Miramichi
Each year more and more local growers are offering fresh vegetables, fruit, meat, poultry and seafood. Local chefs are taking advantage of the local food movement by serving farm to table menu options and choosing fresh local ingredients whenever possible. Check out this Giv’er On The River blog for a list of local growers, and if you know of anyone we missed, leave the details in the comments!
Cole’s Garden Patch is a local greenhouse which sells annuals, perennials, herbs and vegetable plants, hanging baskets and OSC Seeds. They open for retail in May, and before that you can drop-in or call ahead. They’re at the Water Street Farmers Market most Saturdays. Located at 345 Oldfield Road, Miramichi. Tel: 506-210-0853 or 773-4929. Find them on Facebook
Cowassaget Brook (CB) Farms Homegrown strawberries, raspberries and vegetables, bedding plants, hanging baskets and greenhouse flowers; Simmental beef herd. Located at 1605 Route 460 Highway, Tabusintac. For the Strawberry U-Pick, please call ahead for field conditions. 506-779-4497 Find them on Facebook.
D&J Farms A local family-owned and operated farm selling fresh produce, beef, and free run chickens and turkeys. All meat is antibiotic and hormone free. They also have vegetables for sale, potatoes, strawberries and raspberries. 10770 Route 8, Blissfield. Tel: 506-259-7378. Find them on Facebook.
Earl’s Meat Shop Open year-round with locally produced beef, pork and poultry for sale. Located at 437 Northwest Road, Exmoor. Tel: 506-836-7225
Fletcher’s Vegetables The Fletcher’s sell their farm fresh produce locally at the Newcastle and Chatham Farmer’s Markets as well as directly from their farm in season, summer/early fall. Located at 2240 Oldfield Road, Little Bartibog. Tel: 506-773-9367
Greene’s Garden Patch is a family farm located in Blissfield that has been growing fresh produce for 90 yrs. They also operate a butcher shop, garden center and make home-made preserves.. Drop by their farm stand in Blissfield, 9664 Route 8 Highway open 7 days/week, 9am to 5pm. Also find them at the Newcastle Farmers Market every Friday 10am-2pm. Tel: 506-365-0499. Also find them on Facebook.
Green Life Farm – a “new to the scene” farm operated by a young family with the passion and vision to fill peoples’ homes with quality, fresh, local fruits and vegetables. They offer a food box subscription program, providing fresh produce every week and can be found at the Newcastle and Water Street Farmer’s Markets. 9 Dunnets Rd, Whitney. Tel: 506- 251-1833 or visit www.greenlifefarmnb.com
Halcomb Honey & Hives They are usually at the Newcastle Farmer’s Market on Fridays and honey and beeswax based products can be purchased at Tania’s Powder Room, 183 Halcomb Road, Sunny Corner. Their honey is also available at the Grand Ole Bakery, 136 Bridge Road, Miramichi. www.halcombhoney.ca
Happy Bee Honey Established in the summer of 2019 at their home in Miramichi by Hayley and Taylor Sherwood (7 and 3 years old). The girls harvest honey from our honeybee hives and make natural beeswax lip balms, creams and more! Contact us anytime! Located at 4 Demers Street, Miramichi. View and Like on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/happybeehoneynb/ Tel:
(506) 872-3604. Email:
La coopérative Ferme Terre Partagée is a six generation farm turned workers’ coop. You can find their organic vegetables and local eggs and meats at the Water Street Farmers Market on Saturdays or in Rogersville on Tuesday afternoons. Fill your bellies and your freezers with organic strawberries at the on-farm u-pick during the month of July. www.fermeterrepartagee.org.
La Ferme Pouce Vert/Green Thumb Farm has 12 acres of various vegetables in rotation with buckwheat, grains and hay and six acres of strawberries for U-Pick. 4761 Route 480 Highway, Acadieville. Tel: 506-775-2232 or 506-775-2807 Find them on Facebook.
Les Jardins de la Piniere Situated 20 min from Kouchibouquac Park, NB, Centre-East of New Brunswick. Their goal is to have an Organic and Ecological garden that will enrich the land and not take away from it. Our gardens produce a diverse selection of fruits and vegetables and other products to be sold at the farm. They also sell baskets that have what is in season and these are to be picked up on Saturdays, but please call ahead to order your basket and a pick up time. You will notice two white boxes that are located near the gardens. They have beehives that help to pollinate the flowers and vegetables that we grow, as well as provide us with beeswax for candles. Their goats provide us with milk that we use to make soap and sell here at the farm. Cut flowers for bouquets, Honey, Goat Milk Soap. In Season: Beans, Beets, Broccoli, Carrots, Cucumbers, English Cucumbers, Garlic, Herbs, Mesclun Lettuce, Romaine Lettuce, Sweet corn, Peppers, Peas, Snap Peas, Onions, Rhubarb, Cherry Tomatoes, Tomatoes, Strawberries, Raspeberries, Goat milk soap, organic fruit and vegetables, u-pick raspberries, honey, beeswax candles. At 3747 Route 117 Highway, Pointe Sapin. Tel: 506-424-0890. Find them on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/LesJardindelaPiniere
Lockerbie’s Vegetable Stand The road side stand is located on Wellington Street in Loggieville and is open July to September selling farm fresh produce from the adjacent farm. Each fall their annual Pumpkin Sale is a popular event. At 3056 Water Street, Loggieville. Tel: 506-773-9702.
McAllister Apple Farm They have a u-pick apple orchard, and other fruits such as pears, plums, grapes, also squash and pumpkins. Open seasonally in September & October. Located at 4460 /Route 108 Highway, Bryenton.
Tel: 506-622-0350. Find them on Facebook.
Miramichi Feeds is an agricultural supplier. They sell garden transplants – tomato’s, cucumbers, peppers, beans, egg plants and giant pascal, as well as pet/livestock feed, gardening and farming supplies and horse tack supplies. Interested in raising chickens? They take orders for laying hens, meat kings, and turkeys, as well as pigs. Open Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm and Saturday 8am to Noon. Tel: 506-773-3070. Visit their website www.miramichifeeds.ca and find them on Facebook.
Mr. Tomato Provide certified organic tomatoes, English cucumbers, green peppers, red peppers, and beans grown at their location in Rogersville. They also sell flowers, and produce from other local growers at the Mr. Tomato locations in Rogersville and Richibucto. Located at 11021, rue Principale Rogersville. Tel: 506-775-6042.
My Lil’ Bee Honey Farm is located at 977 North Napan Rd. and the honey is for sale at Carroll’s Bakery, PLC Animal Hospital and Mill Cove Coffee Shop. Also has pure beeswax for sale for making crafts, candle and beauty products. Tel: 506-624-3858
Raymond O’Neill and Son’s Fish Market – an authentic seafood market offering fresh-off-the-boat seafood. Opening May 4, Monday to Saturday 9:30am to 5pm, and Sundays in May and June. On the Escuminac Wharf, 221 Ch. Escuminac Point. Tel: 506-228-4794 Visit www.raymondoneill.ca and facebook page for daily updates.
Savoie Emery J & Fils Ltee is a seafood market selling scallops, salmon, lobster, shrimp, cod. Open 9am – 8pm and on the off season, 9am -5pm. 1202 rue Principale Street, Neguac. Tel: 506-776-3243.
Siddall’s Farm Raised Beef is a family owned and operated 4th generation farm. They raise their cows without the use of antibiotics or growth hormones and the cows eat grass, hay and grain grown on the farm. They offer quality beef direct to consumers. Located at 400 Parker Road, Millerton. Tel: 506- 622-1209. www.siddallbeef.ca Find them on Facebook
Splash of Greens Producing Fresh, Locally Grown, Organic Microgreens – young vegetable greens that are approximately 1-3 inches tall that carry a wider range of flavour than their fully grown counterparts. They will be found setup at 860 King George hwy (at the end of Cove Road in Newcastle) every Sunday starting at noon. Order online for free local delivery on Fridays and Saturdays at www.splashofgreens.com. Find them on Facebook and on Instagram.
Water Street Garlic and Greens A micro-farm growing and selling heirloom specialty vegetables, salad greens, garlic, herbs and gourmet preserves. Local chefs enjoy using their culinary herbs to add flavour and colour to their dishes. Find them at the Chatham Farmer’s Market and on Facebook.
This article was first featured in the 2020-2021 Mighty Miramichi River Guide.
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