The Harvest Moon Local Food Initiative was born out of a dream in the town of Clearwater in the wake of the BSE crisis. A group of local farmers worked together with University students, schools, community members and other interested stakeholders to look into ways that farmers could make connections with customers and the land. After many years of triumphs and challenges, the initiative has taken its current form.
The Initiative is a group of farmers who work together to market and distribute a huge variety of products in Brandon, Winnipeg and nearby locations. The connection with the customer is as important and their strict production standards.
When a customer orders from HMLFI, they get to choose from over 250 products from over a dozen sustainable family farms. The products vary from meat and grains to soap, honey and eggs. The customer orders from each farm directly but only pays one invoice and receives a single tub containing all of the delicious food from all the different farmers. The farmers meet monthly to pack orders and to discuss the various issues of the day.
Currently delivery is the 4thSaturday of every month to several “buying club” locations across the province. They are looking into moving to biweekly deliveries to buying clubs and also into the possibility of home delivery so stay tuned!
Harvest Moon is excited to announce that we now have a home delivery service! We have limited spots available so get your order in quickly. All you have to do is select “Winnipeg Home Delivery” under the location drop down box and you are set!