Desert Lake Gardens supplies local, organic food to the Kingston, Ontario area. We feel this is the best food for people and the planet. Simply 'click' the 'order form' button to make your selections.
Orders placed now will be delivered Wednesday July 14th and Thursday July 15th.
Our new website is now fully functional, with lots more information. Please find us at the following:
NEW Desert Lake Gardens website Please don't hesitate to call us at 613-376-1533 if you want a little help finding your way around the site.
Looking for a good read? slow food - The Case for Taste written by the movement's founder, Carlo Petrini, helps the uninitiated understand why we place so much value on our food, and the enjoyment of it. Here is the foreward of this book, written by Alice Waters: foreward to Slow Food
Where do our groceries come from? A large percentage come from a Toronto-based co-operative (the Ontario Natural Food Coop). We have been members for over 20 years (personally for 12 years, and as a retailer for the past ten years). The mission and vision of the ONFC is to provide a sustainable food alternative. The "triple bottom line" makes choices that are not strictly tied to price, but "include broader criteria with more holistic implications". Here is a reprint of an excellent article. Sustainable Food System: What Does This Mean?