Support Local,

Support Algoma

Local businesses need your support now more than ever. Due to the recent events with COVID-19, local businesses are experiencing devastating effects. Learn more about how you can support local businesses in the Algoma region.

Support local businesses during COVID-19

With the recent events of COVID-19, local businesses in the Algoma region need to be supported more than ever. Buy Algoma, Buy Local is a member-based branding and marketing program made up of farmers, producers, fishers, foragers, chefs, artisans, winemakers and more. These business owners are family, friends and neighbours, all playing an essential role in our communities and regional food system. Even though we’re practising social distancing, we can come together.

Discover local food & drink in the Algoma region

Buy Algoma, Buy Local connects you with some of the best local food & drink that Algoma has to offer. Find local farmers, producers, fishers, foragers, chefs, artisans, winemakers, and more, providing high-quality local products and experiences.

Taste Local

Taste local at restaurants using locally sourced ingredients from Algoma; the region is home to 28,000 square miles of fields, forests, and lakes, that produce some exciting flavours.


Shop Local

Shop local at farm-gates, farmers’ markets, and retailers. Find food that is grown, harvested, and raised right here in the region: award-winning premium beef, fresh fish from Lake Superior, vegetables produced from regenerative farming, sustainably harvested Chaga, and more!

Experience Local

Experience local at various events and experiences. We partner with different chefs, producers, community supporters & organizations to create unique, authentic, and memorable eating & drinking experiences for every season.


Membership Program

Buy Algoma, Buy Local is a regional branding and marketing program to promote local food & drink in the Algoma region, initiated by Rural Agri-Innovation Network (RAIN), a division of Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre, an organization focusing on enhancing the agri-food and food sector in Algoma.

Buy Algoma, Buy Local helps grow our agri-food and food sector by working with local producers, processors, farmers’ markets, restaurants, retailers, community supporters, and organizations. 

We focus on the following initiatives:

Branding | Marketing | Community Development | Market Development 

 Capacity Building | Event and Experience Coordination

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