Farm Boy fresh-market growth accelerates with 10 new Ontario locations

December 10th, 2019

Seven GTA, one Niagara and two Ottawa locations opening in next two years OTTAWA, ON (Dec. 10, 2019) – Farm Boy, Ontario’s fastest growing fresh food retailer, today announced that it will bring its popular fresh-market shopping experience to more Ontario communities and urban centres in the Greater Toronto (GTA), Niagara and Ottawa areas. The announcement comes following the December 5th opening of Farm Boy Walkers Line in Burlington, the first […]

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Farm Boy Walkers Line (Burlington) Now Open

December 5th, 2019

Ottawa, ON (December 5, 2019) – Ontario’s fastest growing local fresh food retailer, Farm Boy, celebrates the official grand opening of its 29th fresh market location today. Located at 3061 Walker’s Line in Burlington, the 24,000 sq. ft. Farm Boy store created 120 new jobs for the community. True to their roots, Farm Boy promises to deliver local shoppers a world-class experience with abundant fresh foods and exceptional customer service. Grand […]

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FARM BOY GROWS TO 29 STORES WITH NEW OPENING IN BURLINGTON

November 14th, 2019

Farm Boy opens on Walkers Line, creating 120 jobs in Burlington before the new year Ottawa, ON (Nov 14, 2019) – Today, Farm Boy, Ontario’s fastest growing fresh food retailer announced that its popular fresh-market shopping experience will open in Burlington, Ontario on December 5, 2019. Located at 3061 Walkers Line, the new 23,938 square foot store is expected to create 120 jobs this year. True to Farm Boy roots, the […]

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FARM BOY CONTINUES ONTARIO EXPANSION, ANNOUNCES NEWMARKET LOCATION

July 24th, 2019

Ottawa, ON (July 24, 2019) – Ontario’s fastest growing local fresh food retailer, Farm Boy, today announced its next location in Newmarket, Ontario at 18075 Yonge Street. Scheduled to open in the Summer of 2020, this new Farm Boy location will deliver a world-class fresh food experience with exceptional customer service to shoppers in the Newmarket area. In addition to an extensive selection of farm fresh produce, the store will offer […]

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Farm Boy to Continue Legacy of Ottawa’s beloved Rideau Bakery

July 10th, 2019

Iconic products will soon be exclusively available at Farm Boy stores Ottawa, ON (July 10, 2019) – Farm Boy has agreed to purchase the assets of Ottawa’s Rideau Bakery from the Kardish family and is working on a plan that will keep the iconic brand alive in Farm Boy stores across Ontario. Since the announcement that the Rideau Bakery, an Ottawa institution for almost 90 years, would be closing, members of the […]

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Farm Boy Announces St. Catharines Location

June 13th, 2019

The fresh food market expands throughout Ontario, setting the standard for Ontario grocery shoppers Ottawa, ON (June 13, 2019) – FARM BOY, Ontario’s fastest growing fresh food retailer announced today that it will bring its popular fresh-market shopping experience to St. Catharines, ON. Set to open in early 2020, the new 24,512 sq. ft. store, located at 295 Fourth Avenue West, will create 120 new jobs in the city. True to Farm Boy roots, […]

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Farm Boy Announces Burlington Location

June 12th, 2019

The fresh food market expands throughout Ontario, setting the standard for Ontario grocery shoppers Ottawa, ON (June 12, 2019) – FARM BOY, Ontario’s fastest growing fresh food retailer announced today that it will bring its popular fresh-market shopping experience to Burlington, ON. Set to open late 2019, the new 25,483 sq. ft. store, located at 3061 Walkers Line, will create 120 new jobs in the city. True to Farm Boy […]

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FARM BOY SET TO EXPAND URBAN FRESH CONCEPT IN DOWNTOWN OTTAWA

June 4th, 2019

The fresh food market announces its third fresh urban location in downtown Ottawa on Metcalfe Street Ottawa, ON (June 4, 2019) – Continuing its Ontario expansion, Farm Boy will soon bring its wholesome fresh market concept to downtown Ottawa at 193 Metcalfe Street. The fresh urban concept store, at 28,000 square feet, will showcase Farm Boy fresh favourites to residents and shoppers working in downtown Ottawa. The store is expected […]

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Farm Boy Leslie & Lake Shore (Toronto) Now Open

January 31st, 2019

Ottawa, ON (January 31, 2019) – Ontario’s fastest growing local fresh food retailer, Farm Boy, celebrates the official grand opening of its 28th fresh market location today. Located at the corner of Leslie Street and Lake Shore Boulevard, the 20,038 sq. ft. Farm Boy store created 130 new jobs for the community and true to their roots promises to deliver local shoppers a world-class experience with abundant fresh foods and exceptional […]

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Farm Boy Leslie & Lake Shore (Toronto) Opening January 31

January 9th, 2019

Ottawa, ON (January 9, 2019) –  Ontario’s fastest growing local fresh food retailer, Farm Boy, today announced the opening date of its 28th fresh market location on Thursday, January 31st in Toronto. Located at the corner of Leslie Street and Lake Shore Boulevard, the 20,038 sq. ft. Farm Boy store created 130 new jobs for the community and true to their roots promises to deliver local shoppers a world-class experience […]

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Farm Boy™ Oakville Grand Opening

December 10th, 2018

Ottawa, ON (December 10, 2018) – Ontario’s fastest growing local fresh food retailer, Farm Boy, today announced the opening of its 27th fresh market location on December 13th in the town of Oakville. Grand Opening Celebration: Saturday, January 12, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oakville residents are invited to join the store team for the grand opening celebration and sample many of the tasty treats Farm Boy has […]

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Empire Company completes purchase of Farm Boy – Ontario’s best-in-class food retailer

December 10th, 2018

Stellarton, NS – Empire Company Limited (“Empire” or the “Company”) (TSX: EMP.A) announced today that it has completed its purchase of Farm Boy, one of the most exciting, fastest growing and successful food retailers in the country. All closing conditions, including receipt of a no-action letter from the Competition Bureau, have been satisfied. “We are thrilled to officially team up with Farm Boy,” said Michael Medline, President and CEO of […]

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Farm Boy Removes Romaine Lettuce Products from Shelves

November 21st, 2018

OTTAWA, ON, Nov. 21, 2018 – Farm Boy today announced that it has temporarily stopped the sale of all Romaine lettuce products across its store network until further notice. Farm Boy is responding to a notice from the Public Health Agency of Canada advising all Canadians to not consume Romaine lettuce products due to a risk of E. coli contamination. An investigation is underway. All items containing Romaine lettuce in Farm […]

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Farm Boy Announces Leslie and Lake Shore, Toronto Location

September 25th, 2018

Ottawa, ON (September 25, 2018) – FARM BOY, Ontario’s fastest growing fresh food retailer today announced that it will bring its popular fresh-market shopping experience to a second location in Toronto. Set to open this winter, the new 20,038 sq. ft. store, located at 1015 Lake Shore Blvd East,will create 130 new jobs and true to Farm Boy roots will deliver local shoppers a world-class food experience with exceptional customer service and an […]

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Empire Company reaches agreement to acquire Farm Boy – Ontario’s fastest growing food retailer

September 24th, 2018

Empire Company Limited (Empire) (TSX: EMP.A) announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire Farm Boy, one of the most exciting, fastest growing and successful food retailers in the country, with 26 locations in Ontario and many more on the way, for a total enterprise value of $800 million. About Farm Boy 2012 Inc. Selected as one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies, Eastern Ontario based Farm Boy […]

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