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Thu, October 23 2014
FARM TO FORK DINNER: THE PEOPLE'S PINT EDITION x2! Curious about London Brewing Co-operative? Check out this article--or even better, join us for one of our two upcoming Farm to Fork Dinners--The People's Pint edition! The gents of LBC will join us for two evenings in November for a craft beer-inspired 3-course meal, samplings,...
Fri, September 19 2014
NEXT FARM TO FORK DINNER: WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 24 One of our favourite (new) traditions at The Root Cellar is our Farm to Fork Community Dinner Series. The idea is simple: we want to bring our community and workers together with local organic farmers and producers to build solidarity within our food system. What better way to do this than by...
Mon, September 15 2014
We finally did it: Ever since Jeff started the business back in 2008, he has always talked about doing a delivery by canoe. I got roped into that adventure by virtue of owning a canoe. We poured over city maps, looking for potential customers that had properties along the Thames River. It hadn't happened yet. So, suffice to say that I...
Fri, September 05 2014
Niagara: We hope you enjoyed the last run of the Wiecha's peaches last week. We know we certainly did. Joel and I may have sampled a few while picking on Tuesday morning. It was an early start to the day to get down there, but certainly a worthwhile trip. We learned a lot about the skill, creativity and attention to detail that is required...
Fri, August 15 2014
Local fruit is hard to come by. We've been pounding the gravel roads, encouraging any and all organic producers to plant fruit trees, but it will be a few years before that effort bears any fruit (pardon the bun). That scarcity if why we were over the moon to discover delighted to be discover Debbie Wiecha's organic peach orchard in...
Fri, July 25 2014
Love documentaries? Excited about free popcorn? Interested in learning about worker co-operatives and the food movement? Join us for a screening of the documentary SHIFT CHANGE: Putting Democracy To Work at London's soon-to-be worker-owned co-operative cafe, The Root Cellar Organic Cafe. We will be joined by folks from On The Move...
Fri, July 18 2014
Location: Hyde Park Distance from our Warehouse: 15.6km Farmers: John Wilson and Christine Scheer   How Did You Get Your Start in Farming? We were fortunate enough to have inherited the ideal organic farm. 132 acres. 60 acres woodlot, 40 acres pasture and 32 suitable for organic horticulture. It just seemed like too good an opportunity to...
Mon, July 07 2014
Tuesday July 15 (confirmed date), Tuesday August 19 (tentative date), Tuesday September 16 (tentative date)   Join the staff at OTMO and The Root Cellar for our first ever pay-what-you-can Farm to Fork Dinner series. On the third Tuesday of each month, we’ll be serving a 3-course community meal...
Fri, June 20 2014
I learned some things on Tuesday. Not that I don’t usually learn something on the job, but Tuesday’s lessons stuck with me. I was out in Aylmer doing our produce pickups and stopped by Gideon Stoll’s farm for some of that wonderful early green kale we have been enjoying. Now, Gideon and family are preparing to move to Maine, and...
Fri, June 06 2014
See. Click. Post. Win! The carbon footprint doesn't get much lower than pedal power. Between the cargo trailer and the delivery bike we made 48% of our deliveries though zero emission transportation! That's a breath of fresher air. We think more businesses could make use of alternative transportation in their day...


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