Become a Taste Real Partner!

Is your business dedicated to local food? Do you want to become a member of a vibrant local food community? Partner with us! Now is the time if you want your business be displayed in the 2014/15 Local Food Map. Find out more here.

Spring Rural Romp Sign Up

Mapleton, Minto and Wellington North businesses - register your location now for the Spring Rural Romp on May 31. More information and application forms here.


Welcome to taste•real, your guide to local food in Guelph and Wellington County. When you see the taste•real logo, you know that you've found good food grown close to home! You'll find us at farm gate stalls, farmers' markets, restaurants, and other local businesses and retail stores.

Welcoming Goats

taste•real helps you find the story behind your food by introducing you to the people who grow, produce and prepare the great tasting food you find in Guelph and Wellington County.

taste•real is a multi-award-winning collaborative effort between over 120 local businesses and supporters to put more local food on your plate. Our partners are passionate about how local food is grown, prepared, and presented, and how real it tastes!

Partner Survey

We need your feedback. Complete the Taste Real Partner Survey here.

Upcoming Events

Spring Rural Romp

Self guided Food and Farm Tour through northern Wellington County.
Mark your calendar for a fun day experiencing food and farming. May 31 from 10am-4pm

Take a look at our Events Calendar for other upcoming local food and agriculture-related events.

Success Stories from our Region

Passion and dedication are key determinants of success. Read about how our committed producers, processors and retailers collaborate in the name of Local Food to achieve success here.