local food information


Community Care for Central Hastings Food Programs

115 Durham St. North, Madoc. 613-473-9009 or 1-800-554-1564 www.ccch.ca

A) Diners Club

All meals are home-made. Enjoy entertainment, door prizes and guest speakers. Clients are asked to bring their own plate, cup and utensils. There is a minimal fee for the meal. A reservation is required. No meals in July & August.

B) Meals on Wheels

Our delicious hot meals are home cooked and a qualified nutritionist reviews each seasonal menu. Special diets can be accommodated. Microwavable or oven-ready frozen meals also available. There is a fee associated. Call to order.

WHEN: Delivered every Tuesday and Thursday.

C) Meals on Wheels Social Lunch

Delivered to the common room at Matthew Place, 43 Matthew Street, Marmora.


Helping Hands Food Bank

37 Forsyth Street, Marmora (Library) 613-472-3594

WHEN: Tuesday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm (call first)


CDCQuinte Food Programs

613-968-2466 www.cdcquinte.com

A) Good Food Box

Marmora Pentecostal Church: 53 Madoc Street 613-472-3219

The Good Food Box Program offers fresh produce at a fraction of the retail cost. The boxes are available monthly. The contents of the box change each month according to what is in season.

$15.00 Large Good (Average retail price $33+); $10.00 Small Good Food Box; $5.00 Fruit Bag.

All sales are CASH only.

WHEN: Orders are taken at Marmora Pentecostal Church, Wednesdays 10:00 am - 2:00 pm Pick-up is 3rd Wednesday of each month between 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm.

B) Good Baby Box

Marmora Pentecostal Church: 53 Madoc Street 613-472-3219

Items available are diapers, jarred baby food, infant cereal, cookies and juice. The specialty items available are wipes, shampoo, diaper cream, Vaseline, lotion and more. We also offer infant formula at a reduced cost.

WHEN: Each Wednesday from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

C) Good Food Market

Marmora Library, 37 Forsyth Street.

Fresh produce at affordable prices year round! Purchase in small quantities if desired.

WHEN: Last Thursday of the month 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm


Community Gardens

Let’s Grow Marmora

The Environmental Advisory Committee has created 6 raised beds for locals to use to grow vegetables, fruit, herbs, flowers, you name it. They will be building more gardens this year. Space is limited so make your reservation now!

Located behind the Marmora Post Office.

You can reserve a 4’ x 10’ plot for $10. Call Norma at 613-472-2157 or email njcrofts@hotmail.com

Deloro Community Garden

The Deloro Community Garden is run by an ad-hoc group of neighbours from Deloro who pool resources and labour to grow a variety of vegetables in a once empty field in the Village of Deloro. The bounty is then shared amongst the participating group. The goal is increased food security and access to healthy food choices for Deloro citizens.

Deloro residents who are interested in participating should come out to the garden in early spring when rototilling is occurring.

Donations of seeds, plants, soil, compost, fertilizers or any other garden tools or materials are always appreciated.


Marmora Farmers Market

Memorial Park, 9 Matthew Street, Marmora 613-472-1515

There are a variety of vendors selling fresh produce, baking, and sometimes frozen meat from local farms.

WHEN: From Mothers Day to Thanksgiving every Saturday 8:00 am - 2:00 pm


Potter’s Valu-Mart Grocery Delivery

42 Matthew Street, Marmora. 613-472-2706

For people that shop for their own groceries. They can take phone orders from those unable to leave their homes due to health-related reasons.

WHEN: Deliveries are made on Mondays and Thursdays to in town addresses only. No charge.

Harvest Hastings

Harvest Hastings celebrates food grown in Hastings County and the people who grow it. Hastings County is very diverse as it runs from Lake Ontario to Algonquin Park and the agricultural industry reflects this.

By buying locally you can support the farms and get fresh high quality food. You can get to know the farmers and  find out about how they farm.

Visit www.harvesthastings.ca and www.ontario.ca/foodland-ontario for more information.