Become a Taste Real Partner

Do you want to connect with other local growers, producers and retailers in Guelph-Wellington? Do you want to build your local food consumer base and grow a stronger local food economy? Consider becoming a Taste Real partner!

Hear how being a Taste Real partner can benefit your business in our video below!

Become a PartnerWhat’s in it for me?

By joining Taste Real, you will receive and enjoy numerous benefits including:

  • a business listing in the Local Food Map or Wholesale List
  • a directory listing on www.tastereal.ca with a link to your website
  • the use of the Taste Real brand for your business
  • access to free Taste Real promotional materials
  • feature posting and ongoing promotion on Taste Real social media channels
  • www.ontariofresh.ca online profile and mapping tool managed by Taste Real
  • affiliated membership in the Regional Tourism Organization 4 (RTO4) and in the Ontario Culinary Tourism Alliance (OCTA) (includes web-listing on www.ontarioculinary.ca)
  • use of the Local Food Events Calendar on www.tastereal.ca with the opportunity to be promoted in the e-newsletter
  • exposure through event-specific or brand advertising in regional and provincial publications, websites, industry events and tradeshows
  • affiliation with the Guelph Wellington Local Food Network

To join, please mail/fax/e-mail a completed applicable form below.

Partnership Brochure:

Read more about becoming a Taste Real partner, benefits and opportunities. Become A Partner Brochure

Advertising Options:

Please note that a business listing on the local food map is included. If you are interested in additional colour advertising, please see the Food Map Ad Rate Sheet 2017

2017 Applications:

FarmPartnership Application & Criteria
(Includes farm gate sales, farm stores, farmers’ markets)

Food Service – Partnership Application & Criteria
(Includes restaurants, catering, food processing, retail, wholesale)

BreweryPartnership Application & Criteria
(Includes brewery, winery, cidery, other)

SupporterPartner Application
(Any non-food business, organization or individual who commits to supporting the local food and farming community)

Fairs and EventsPartner Application
(Any event that highlights or includes local food and farming within or close to Wellington County or the City of Guelph)

 

How Can We Help You?

We look forward to working with you to help grow your business and facilitate strong partnerships within the regional local food network. Taste Real is a platform to help you connect with consumers and wholesale businesses in Guelph and Wellington County and beyond.

For more information, please contact:

CHRISTINA MANN, Taste Real Coordinator
T 519.837.2600 x 2615
info@tastereal.ca