Here at the Garden’s Gate Restaurant we strive to support local food producers. We believe that by doing so we strengthen the local community and ensure the best tasting, most nutritious and freshest food around. Our list of suppliers is always changing so check in to see what’s in season. Support your local farmers! Visit your local farmer’s market or grow your own!
LoonSong Biodynamic Farm, Little Current
Heather and Paul supply us with organically & biodynamically grown grains- Spelt, oats, rye and red fife wheat.
Hore Fishery - Silverwater, Manitoulin Island
Melody supplies us with the freshest whitefish, wild-caught from the North Channel.
Pike Lake Farms - Sheguiandah, Manitoulin Island
Pike Lake grows strawberries and raspberries plus countless other vegetables like kohlrabi, cabbages and tomatoes.
Blue Jay Creek Art Farm - Tehkummah, Manitoulin Island
Boo and the gang supply us with whatever seasonal vegetables they have including snow peas, lettuce, zucchini, cucumbers, tomatoes and peppers.
Meeker’s Aquaculture - Evansville, Manitoulin Island
Meeker’s supply us with organically-raised rainbow trout.
Burt Farm - Ice Lake, Manitoulin Island
Max supplies us with naturally raised beef and pork.
Drumlin Farm - Sandfield, Manitoulin Island
Supplies us with Shiitake mushrooms (and the occasional wild one too)
Cheeky Heifers Farms - Providence Bay, Manitoulin Island
Angela and Mike produce lambs for us.
Isle Away Honey and Maple Products - Mindemoya, Manitoulin Island
Nancy and Dave and their bees and maple trees produce honey and maple syrup products that we sell and use in our kitchen.
Tween The Lake Farms - between Big Lake and Lake Manitou, Manitoulin Island
Barb and Steve produce pork products.
Wildox Farms - Tehkummah, Manitoulin Island
Madonna, Phoebe and Roland raise bison in our township.
And of course we have our own garden on-site with tons of garlic, squash, asparagus, heirloom tomatoes and herbs.