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The OVFC: Sowing the Seeds of a Community
Fresh, seasonal variety
Hand picked organic and home grown vegetables
Small family farms and gardens
Sustainable grass fed beef, lamb and pork
Healthy eating for your family
Happy grass fed and free range farm animals
Convenient online ordering
A wide range of local handmade products
Delicious, local and healthy
Test Drive the Ottawa Valley Food Co-op -
Try Before You Buy a Membership!
Have you always wanted to try the Ottawa Valley Food
Co-op, but weren’t sure you wanted to put out the money
for a life time membership?
Now is the time to sample what we have on offer!
For our Novemeber and December 2018 order cycles, we are offering you the opportunity to test drive our food coop before you pay the membership fee. Simply sign up to be a co-op member by clicking on JOIN above, and start ordering.
You will not be charged the $50 membership fee unless you decide to become a full time member.
A great big local food thank you goes out to the Northern Credit UnionBarry's Bay Branch for supporting our marketing plan with a donation of $1000!Photo left to right: Mark Wilmer, NCU Delegate, Dan McCarthy, OVFCPresident, Lynn Beauchamp, NCU Branch Manager, Cheryl Keetch, OVFCCoordinator, Travis Richards, NCU Delegate.Thanks go out to all the members who attended our AGM on April 25, 2018.We look forward to continuing to provide local food access to our members!Left to right: Greg Parsons, Cassie Ashton, Sheila Selby,Bob Dobson, President, Dan McCarthy, Treasurer,Joanne McManus. Missing is Secretary, Chris Tanner.OFVC in the News!The OVFC was featured in the EganvilleLeader on Feb. 22, 2017. Read the article here.The OVFC and Valley Welcome hosteda Middle Eastern Meets Local Foodfundraising dinner on Nov 5.Read about the Rain Barrel Sales Event that tookplace on May 29, and the new home of OVFCoperations - the RankinCulture and Recreation Centre! Click here.NEW DELIVERY DAY!After eight years, the OVFC delivery day has shiftedfrom one Saturday a month to one Tuesdayevening a month. We hope that this day and timechange will give more local buying opportunitiesto all OVFC customers, old and new.More details on pick-up and delivery times in yourcommunity available here.The photo below features a group of Ottawa Valley Food Co-operative’s (OVFC) dedicated volunteers flanked by OVFC Coordinator Cheryl Keetch on left and OVFC Volunteer Coordinator, Lynne Epps on right. These and many other volunteers have been invaluable to the monthly operations of the Ottawa Valley Food Co-operative, who have been distributing delicious Ottawa Valley food and products throughout the Ottawa Valley since 2008. Over 4000 volunteer hours have been logged since the inception of the co-op.Saturday May 21, 2016 marked the last day that the group used the facilities at the Wesley United Church in Pembroke as their distribution hub. Beginning on Tuesday June 21, the sorting hub will move to the Rankin Culture and Community Centre and will continue to distribute delicious, authentic and local Ottawa Valley Food to Ottawa Valley communities. The move will also see a change in the monthly delivery day from Saturday to Tuesday evening. Membership is open to anyone, and more information can be found on this website.Left to right: Cheryl Keetch, Joan Tyler, Yvonne Powell, Jessica Fuller, Kathleen Lindhorst, Bob Braden, Karen Irwin, Johnny Slack, Madelaine Mageau, Chris Tanner, Dave Sutherland, Susan Parker, Heidi Downy, Lynne Epps.
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The Ottawa Valley Food Co-operative gratefully acknowledges funding from the Ontario Trillium Foundation.