February 13th, 2020
Farm Boy Announces Metcalfe Street (Ottawa) Opening Date
The fresh food market is opening their newest location in downtown Ottawa — changing the grocery landscape for the city’s urban shoppers.
OTTAWA, ON (February 13, 2020) – FARM BOY, Ontario’s fastest growing fresh food retailer announced today that it will be opening the doors to their popular fresh-market shopping in its newest location in downtown Ottawa. Set to open March 5th 2020, the new, 29,000 sq. ft. Metcalfe store will be located at 193 Metcalfe Street.
True to Farm Boy roots, the locations will deliver local shoppers a world-class food experience with exceptional customer service and abundant selections of the freshest foods. In addition to plentiful farm fresh produce, the stores will showcase butcher quality meats, artisanal cheese and fresh dairy. Customers can also look forward to terrific selections of locally made products and plant-based foods, as well as sweet and savoury treats made from scratch in the Farm Boy Kitchen.
For busy shoppers looking to eat well on the run, Metcalfe will be serving up fresh, delicious chef-inspired meals with hot bars, salad bars, and will offer a fast-casual restaurant experience including mouth-watering gourmet pizzas and freshly rolled sushi.
The store will include made-to-order grilling stations that offer high quality breakfast, lunch and dinner with daily features, all ready to take home or enjoy hot in comfortably designed, Wi-Fi-enabled seating areas.
“We are thrilled to be opening a store for downtown Ottawa shoppers, and providing the freshest food and top-notch customer service for this community,” says Jeff York, Farm Boy co-CEO. “We love being an integral part of people’s lives in Ottawa, and after our success with other urban stores like Westboro and the Rideau Centre, we’ve had so many requests to bring Farm Boy to this neighbourhood. We’re excited to share the news today the community and we can’t wait to earn their business.”
About Farm Boy:
Ontario-based Farm Boy is the unique provider of a friendly, fresh-market shopping experience. Signature farm-fresh produce and organic, natural and locally sourced foods are the cornerstone of the business, bolstered by their popular private label brands and wholesome, chef-prepared meals that are made from scratch in the Farm Boy Kitchen. With leagues of loyal customers, Farm Boy has grown from a small produce stand that began in Cornwall in 1981 to a 30-store household name, growing all across Ontario. With a lineup of stores opening in 2020, the company plans to continue its fresh market expansion in coming years.