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 abundant fresh foods and exceptional customer service. This marks the 26th store for the locally grown fresh food chain which began over 36 years ago in Cornwall, Ontario.

In addition to abundant varieties of farm fresh produce, butcher quality meats, artisan cheese and fresh dairy, Hamilton residents can look forward to plenty of locally made products and fresh, delicious chef-inspired meals with a fast-casual restaurant experience that includes mouth-watering, made to order wood-fired pizza, stir-fries and sushi – plus plenty of savoury and sweet treats made from scratch in the Farm Boy Kitchen. Busy, time-pressed shoppers looking to eat well on the run can pick up breakfast, lunch or dinner to enjoy at home or relax in the store’s comfortably designed, Wi-Fi enabled eating area.

“We are excited to be opening our newest Farm Boy in Hamilton,” says Jeff York, Farm Boy co-CEO. “We have developed a store we think Hamilton shoppers will enjoy featuring the best Farm Boy wholesome fresh options in a convenient, easy-to-shop, welcoming location. We’re looking forward to opening our doors in the spring.”


In preparation for the store opening, Farm Boy is hosting a job fair:

Farm Boy Job Fair

January 19th from 4 pm to 9 pm and January 20th from 9 am to 3 pm

Sir Allan MacNab Secondary School – Cafeteria
145 Magnolia Drive
Hamilton, ON, L9C 5P4

About Farm Boy 2012 Inc.

Selected as one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies, Eastern Ontario-based Farm Boy provides a unique and friendly fresh shopping experience featuring signature farm-fresh produce, organic, natural and locally sourced foods, plus popular store brands and wholesome fresh prepared meals, made from scratch in the Farm Boy Kitchen. With legions of loyal customers, Farm Boy has grown from a small produce stand starting in Cornwall in 1981 to 24 stores located across Ontario, with further expansion underway including the recently opened CF Rideau Centre store (Ottawa) along with their soon to open Etobicoke store.

For more information contact:
Carolyn Trudel, Director of PR and Market Development
Farm Boy 2012 Inc.
1427 Ogilvie Road, 2nd Floor, ON K1J 8M7
T: 613-747-2363 [email protected]

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