La Foire Gourmande Outaouais!

Est ontarien Taste… the shores of the Ottawa River!

Lefaivre, July 23 – It is with great pleasure that the Eastern Ontario Agri-Food Network and la Table de concertation agroalimentaire de l’Outaouais, as well as their many partners, announce the fourth edition of the Foire gourmande Outaouais-Est ontarien, to be held from Friday, August 23 to Sunday, August 25.

Taking place simultaneously on two sites (Lefaivre, Ontario and Montebello, Quebec), this year’s Foire gourmande will once again become the opportunity to discover a wide variety of mouth-watering local products as well as the artisans who create them with passion – and this through the tasting of food samples being served on both sides of the river.

While Eastern Ontario and the Outaouais share many similarities, particularly in terms of the richness of their agricultural production and their common language, the Foire gourmande is the best example of the heights we can achieve through dynamic collaboration.In fact, the many partners involved in the organization of this highly-cooperative agri-food event also directly contribute to uniting the two shores of the Ottawa River and facilitating the creation of links and exchanges between the two neighboring regions.

New for its fourth edition, the Foire gourmande Outaouis – Est ontarien will now offer its activities over three days in order to satisfy foodies and connoisseurs of all ages. Indeed, in addition to the original Sunday formula – which has been a growing success over the last three years – a huge feast of local products will be held Friday evening on each side of the river, while family activities on the theme of agri-food will be held throughout the day Saturday.

This fourth edition of the festival features:

  • Activities for all ages over three days;
  • The long tables of the Foire gourmande on Friday evening with musical animation;
  • More than sixty exhibitors spread over both banks throughout the day on Sunday;
  • Guest chefs for cooking demonstrations of local products
  • On-site activities for the whole family, including inflatables, face painters, musicians and culinary workshops for children.

View the full news release in English or French.

For more information, please contact:

Geneviève Savard
Coordinator of the Québec shore, Table de concertation agroalimentaire de l’Outaouais
819-281-7676 / gsavard[a]agro-outaouais.com

Paule Doucet
Coordinator of the Ontario shore
613-675-6455 / paule.doucet[a]sympatico.ca