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locally souced

Celebrating Local Producers

Enjoy the delicious taste of Ontario

We’re dedicated to bringing a local flavour both in-store and in our communities by supporting our province’s top local growers, producers and manufacturers.

Check out an easy recipe you can make with ingredients from your own backyard!




Seasonal Calendar

From produce to seafood to floral, find out what’s in season each month at Metro.

See the Calendar

See the Calendar

Savour the Season’s Local Harvest

From our backyard, to your kitchen—add fresh local fruits and vegetables, meat, fish and dairy products onto your plate.


All about Tomatoes

Originally, the tomato was a small round fruit the size of what is today called a cherry tomato. Today, the tomato is one of the best-known ingredients in the world and is used in dishes of almost all nations.

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How to Find Local Products at Metro

Look for our green & white “Locally Sourced” display available in most stores, or our Canada and Ontario-grown markers in our grocery aisles.


With each purchase of a Locally Sourced product from now until September 10th, we will donate 25¢ to a local food bank in your community.

Click to download a list of participating products

Click to download a list of participating products

Shop locally sourced products online

Metro In Your Community

Our stores proudly support and participate in many events throughout the year across the local communities we live and work in!

Corporate Partners & Programs

We work with several organizations to bring high-quality local products into our stores, help Ontarians in need, and reduce food waste.

Local Partners

The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

Celebrate the best in agriculture & local food! Visit Metro's Spotlight on Local and sample locally sourced products from all around Ontario.

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Foodland Ontario

We've teamed up with Foodland Ontario to make finding food close to home easier than ever. Simply look for the Foodland Ontario logo the next time you're in our produce section!

Dairy Farmers of Canada

In partnering with the Dairy Farmers of Canada, we have extended our commitment to bringing quality milk, butter and other nutritious dairy products to each and every one of our stores.

Ontario Beef

In proud support of our local beef producers, we offer a wide variety of ethically raised and Ontario grown beef.



Corporate Partners

Feed Ontario

Our collaborative efforts with Feed Ontario bring healthy and fresh foods into our local communities and into the hands of Ontarians in need.

One More Bite

Redirecting food that would otherwise have been thrown out or composted is now being donated to food banks across Ontario. With the help of Feed Ontario, unsold fresh products are saved, frozen and redistributed to those in need.

Green Apple School Program

Parents know that encouraging kids to eat healthily is never easy. With the Green Apple School Program, educators are offered grants to help teach Ontario students how to incorporate more fruits and vegetables and start them on the path to healthy eating in their early years!

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