Fast Facts & Timeline

Fast Facts

  1. Farm Boy started as a small produce only store in Cornwall, Ontario in 1981.
  2. Today there are 27 Farm Boy stores located throughout Ontario with more stores coming.
  3. Farm Boy carries hundreds of products made in Ontario including fresh produce, butcher quality meats, artisan cheese, fresh diary and baked goods, sustainable seafood and fresh prepared foods.
  4. All Farm Boy stores feature Farm Boy Kitchens with fresh salad bars and hot bars serving hot and cold breakfast, lunch and dinner options.
  5. Farm Boy stores carry many gluten-free, organic and natural food choices.
  6. Farm Boy makes many of their own products from scratch without preservatives or chemicals including fresh soups, hand made sausages, burgers and kebabs, ready to cook prepared meats
  7. Farm Boy carries its own line of private label products with 60 new products launched in 2017
  8. Local suppliers have been a key feature of Farm Boy stores since 1981 and there are hundreds of local supplier products in store.


  • Our first store opened in Cornwall, ON on December 2nd, 1981
  • Nepean store, 1642 Merivale Road Ottawa, ON opened on February 25, 1996
  • Hillside store – 585 Montreal Road Ottawa, ON opened on May 4,1997
  • Kanata store – 457 Hazeldean Road Ottawa, ON opened on November 2, 1997
  • Blossom Park store 2950 Bank Street Ottawa, ON opened on July 10, 2003
  • Tenth Line Road store, 2030 Tenth Line Road Ottawa, ON opened on December 9, 2004
  • Barrhaven store, 3033 Woodroffe Avenue Ottawa, ON opened on March 16, 2006
  • Blue Heron Mall store, 1500 Bank Street Ottawa, ON opened on November 16, 2006
  • Signature Centre store, 499 Terry Fox Drive Ottawa, ON opened on June 14, 2007
  • Britannia Plaza store, 1495 Richmond Road Ottawa, ON opened on June 15, 2011
  • Stittsville store, Crossing Bridge Square, 1250 Stittsville Main Street Ottawa, ON opened on December 2, 2011
  • Place d’Orleans Shopping Centre store, 3035 St. Joseph Boulevard Ottawa, ON opened on July 16, 2012
  • Kingston store, 940 Futures Gate Kingston, ON opened on October 2, 2012
  • Train Yards store, 665 Industrial Avenue Ottawa, ON opened on March 14, 2013
  • Wellington South store, 1045 Wellington Road London, ON opened on June 12, 2014
  • Masonville store, Fanshawe Park Place, 109 Fanshawe Park Road East London, ON opened on March 12, 2015
  • Beaverbrook store, 1415 Beaverbrook Avenue London, ON opened on May 7, 2015
  • Whitby store, Taunton Gardens, 360 Taunton Road East Whitby, ON opened on August 27, 2015
  • Farm Boy Fresh Zone, Canadian Tire Centre, Ottawa, ON opened on October 11, 2015
  • Fairway store, 385 Fairway Road South Kitchener ON opened on December 3, 2015
  • Brantford store, 240 King George Rd. Brantford, ON opened on March 17, 2016
  • Westboro store, 317 McRae Avenue Ottawa, ON opened on June 23, 2016
  • Cambridge, 350 Hespeler Road Cambridge ON opened on September 15, 2016
  • Pickering store, Pickering Town Centre 1355 Kingston Road Pickering, ON opened on September 29, 2016
  • Farm Boy celebrated 35 years of business in Cornwall, January 18th, 2017
  • CF Rideau Centre store, 50 Rideau Street Ottawa, ON opened on December 9, 2017
  • Shoppes of Alderwood (Etobicoke) store, 841 Brown’s Line Toronto, ON opened on March 1, 2018
  • Harvard Square Plaza store, 801 Mohawk Road West Hamilton, ON opened on March 22, 2018
  • Oakwoods Centre store, 1907 Iron Oak Way, located at the corner of Upper Middle Road West and Joshuas Creek Drive, Oakville, ON opened on December 13, 2018



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