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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Oakville Home to New Farm Boy Fresh Market

April 18th, 2018

Ottawa, ON (April 18, 2018) – Ontario’s fastest growing local fresh food chain, Farm Boy today announced it will bring its wholesome and healthy, fresh market shopping experience to Oakville. Set to open this fall in the Oakwoods Centre at 1907 Iron Oak Way, located at the corner of Upper Middle Road East and Joshuas Creek Drive, the 23,250 sq. ft. Farm Boy store will create 150 new jobs for […]

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Farm Boy Harvard Square (Hamilton) Opening March 22

March 14th, 2018

Ottawa, ON (March 14, 2018) –  Ontario’s fastest growing local fresh food retailer, Farm Boy, today announced its newest location is set to open Thursday, March 22nd. Earlier this year the Eastern Ontario-based Farm Boy announced that it would bring its wholesome, healthy, fresh market shopping experience to Hamilton marking the chain’s 26th location and the second store opening this month as part of the chain’s ambitious expansion plans. Located […]

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Farm Boy Etobicoke Opening March 1

February 22nd, 2018

Ottawa, ON (February 22, 2018) – Ontario’s fastest growing local fresh food chain, Farm Boy today announced its newest location is set to open Thursday, March 1st. Earlier this year the Eastern Ontario-based Farm Boy announced that it would bring its wholesome, healthy, fresh market shopping experience to Etobicoke marking the chain’s 25th location and the first of more planned for the Greater Toronto Area. Located at the Shoppes of […]

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HAMILTON HOME TO NEW FARM BOY™ FRESH MARKET

January 3rd, 2018

Ottawa, ON (January 3, 2018) – Ontario’s fastest growing local fresh food chain, Farm Boy today announced it will bring it’s wholesome, fresh food experience to Hamilton. Set to open this spring in Harvard Square Plaza at 801 Mohawk Road West, the 22,500 sq. ft. Farm Boy store will create 150 new jobs for the community and true to their roots promises to deliver local shoppers a world-class experience with […]

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Farm Boy Rideau Opening December 9!

December 7th, 2017

It’s official! Ottawa, ON (December 7, 2017) – Farm Boy today announced the official opening of its newest urban fresh food experience, Farm Boy Rideau; set to open its doors this Saturday, December 9th. Located at the mall entrance off Rideau Street at Sussex Drive, this marks the 24th store for the locally grown fresh food chain which began over 36 years ago in Cornwall, Ontario. True to their roots, […]

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Farm Boy Bringing Fresh Urban Concept to Downtown Ottawa

September 15th, 2017

It’s official: local fresh food favourite to open in CF Rideau Centre Ottawa, ON (September 15, 2017) – Continuing its Ontario expansion, Farm Boy will soon bring its wholesome fresh market concept to downtown Ottawa, creating 120 new jobs and helping time-pressed shoppers quickly get their fresh food fix. After much speculation about a Farm Boy opening in the CF Rideau Centre, company co-CEO Jeff York says he is pleased […]

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Etobicoke Community Home to New Farm Boy™ Store

June 1st, 2017

Ottawa, ON (June 1, 2017) – Ontario’s fastest growing local fresh food chain, Farm Boy today announced it will bring its wholesome and healthy, fresh market shopping experience to Etobicoke. Set to open this fall in the Shoppes of Alderwood at 841 Brown’s Line, the 20,000 sq. ft. Farm Boy store will create 150 new jobs for the community and true to their roots promises to deliver local shoppers a […]

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Farm Boy to offer beer in three more Ontario foods stores

May 23rd, 2017

Ottawa, ON (May 23, 2017) – Selected by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO), Farm Boy is excited to offer beer and cider sales at three more of its stores with product expected to arrive at Farm Boy™ Barrhaven, Farm Boy™ Nepean (Merivale Mall) and Farm Boy™ Kingston by June 30, just in time for Canada Day. Farm Boy first introduced beer in it stores in December 2015 and then wine in the […]

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Farm Boy celebrates 35 years of fresh, tasty foods and friendly customer service

January 18th, 2017

North America’s fastest growing food retailer now has 23 locations and over 3,000 employees across Ontario Ottawa, ON (January 18, 2017) – On Saturday, January 28th, 2017, Ontario’s beloved fresh food destination, Farm Boy, will host a 35th anniversary celebration in Cornwall Ontario, where it all began. Farm Boy has come a long way since Jean-Louis and Colette Bellemare opened the doors to their first Farm Boy store in 1981 […]

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RELEX Helps Farm Boy to Boost Supply Chain Efficiency

January 16th, 2017

Farm Boy Inc., Ontario’s fastest growing fresh food retailer today announced that they have gone live with the RELEX supply chain management system helping to offer a superior shopping experience to its customers while reducing food waste. The company, with 23 stores across Ontario, Canada, offers fresh produce, meat, fish, deli goods and fresh-made, restaurant-style meals to consumers who appreciate its commitment to quality and freshness. Farm Boy carries more […]

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Farm Boy Launches Annual Coupon for Kids Campaign

December 1st, 2016

Ottawa, ON – The annual Farm Boy™ Coupon for Kids campaign is back with the launch of this year’s coupon book in all stores as of Wednesday, November 23. Proceeds from the coupon book sales support children’s nutritional and educational programs at local hospital foundations, with the CHEO Foundation benefitting from the books sold in Ottawa and Cornwall. Kevin Keohane, President and CEO of the CHEO Foundation said, “Farm Boy […]

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Farm Boy to offer wine in select Ontario food stores

October 28th, 2016

Ottawa, ON (October 28, 2016) – Selected by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO), Farm Boy is proud to be one of the earliest food stores to include wine in their product offering today. Farm Boy introduced beer into three stores last December, and will now extend that offering to more stores along with adding wine. Selling wine and beer is another way to offer local products to […]

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Farm Boy™ Pickering Now Open

September 29th, 2016

Ottawa, ON (September 29, 2016) – Ontario-based Farm Boy 2012 Inc. (Farm Boy) celebrates the official grand opening of its first location in Pickering, Ontario. Located at Pickering Town Centre, the new 25,000 square foot Farm Boy™ Pickering store brings 200 full and part-time jobs to the local community, and true to the Farm Boy roots, promises to deliver the very best, fresh, friendly and convenient shopping experience. Opening ceremonies […]

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