Nominations for Best of Windsor Essex Awards

The Downtown Windsor Business Improvement Association as well as a host of downtown businesses and the Downtown Windsor Farmers’ Market, are being recognized as…

DWBIA Winter Market ceases operations

The Downtown Windsor Winter Market has ceased operations, effective immediately, as a result of the region moving into Red-Control measures, as per the provincial…

DWFM Winter Market!

Downtown Windsor Farmers’ Market extends for winter offering The Downtown Windsor Business Improvement Association is thrilled to announce that the Downtown Windsor Farmers’ Market…

Chef’s Table Episode 5 – Mushroom Strudel

Welcome back for our fifth episode of the Chef’s Table! This week, we have Chef Anna Marano and Chef Simon Briggs joining us from…

Chef’s Table Episode 4 – Meal Prep for Surf & Turf Dinner

Welcome back for our fourth episode of the Chef’s Table! This week, we have Chef Sergio Zevallos joining us from BZB Test Kitchen. Recipes…

Chef’s Table Episode 3 – Mushrooms & Pasta

Welcome back for our third episode of the Chef’s Table! This week, we have Chef Denis Vidmar joining us from The Mush Hub.

DWFM is now selling online!

The Downtown Windsor Farmers’ Market has launched an online portal for people to shop local from their homes. ShopDWFM was developed as part of…

Chef’s Table Episode 2 – Carrot Top Pesto with Freshwater Prawns

Welcome back for our second episode of the Chef’s Table! This week, we have Chef John Alvarez joining us from The Grand Cantina. **RECIPE…

East Valley Pizza

25 Amy Croft Dr #32, Windsor, ON N9K 1C7 https://www.facebook.com/eastvalleypizza https://www.eastvalleypizza.com/ There’s something about Pizza. It’s timeless and a crowd pleaser. It’s a dish…

Walkerville Candles

(519) 965-9591 walkervillecandles@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/WalkervilleCandles/ http://www.walkervillecandles.com https://www.instagram.com/walkervillecandles/ Hand crafted in Windsor, Ontario. Wholesale available. 100% Canadian Made. Canadian Proud.

Ed Gagnon

Retired Police Detective turned novelist. Ed now has five books in his Norm Strom Crime Series, a Crime Anthology with two other local authors,…

The Cheese Bar

25 Amy Croft Dr Unit 29-30B, Lakeshore, ON N9K 1C7 (226) 348-5277 https://thecheesebar.ca/ orders@thecheesebar.ca https://www.facebook.com/thecheesebar.ca/ Established in 2015, The Cheese Bar is a purveyor…

Wire & Wit

wireandwit@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/wire.and.wit (519) 562-3631 Local handmade, dainty bracelets.

Inspire By Keri

A home baker that fell in love with making French Macarons and decided to share her passion with others. inspirebykeri@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/inspirebykeri (519) 903-5374

Garden Daisy

GardenDaisy – Follow our journey as two friends fumble through learning how to garden. GardenDaisy started out as a hobby in 2014 where two…

Raymont Berries

445E County Road 14 Cottam, Ontario https://www.facebook.com/pg/raymontsberries raymontsberries@live.com We are a fourth generation family farm dating back to 1897. Our main focus on the…

Tir Apple Farm

945 Road 6 E, Ruthven, ON N0P 2G0 (519) 982-5388 https://www.facebook.com/TirFarm/ tirorchards@gmail.com Tir Farm is dedicated to Quality, Health, and Innovation.

Rashmi Dadwal Art

Rashmi is a unique artist who has displayed multi faceted artistic qualities; in a short period of time, she has developed expertise in many…

The Humble Crumb

https://www.facebook.com/the.humblecrumb.bakes the.humblecrumb.bakes@gmail.com

Bouchard Gardens

https://twitter.com/bouchardgardens https://bouchardgardensstore.square.site/ https://www.facebook.com/BouchardGardens/ 7940 Collison Side Road Harrow, Ontario Providing locally grown vegetables and flowers since 1973. Bouchard Gardens is located in Harrow, Ontario…

What’s Poppin’ Popcorn Factory

519.566.4373 1351 Tecumseh Rd E, Windsor, ON N8W 1B9 gary.whatspoppin@gmail.com https://greatpopcorn.ca/ What once started out as a side hustle with one small kettle and…

My Choice Naturals

2654 County Road 46 Belle River, Ontario (226) 345-8065 https://www.facebook.com/MyChoiceNatural/ https://www.instagram.com/mychoicenatural kelly@mychoicenatural.com 100% Natural. That’s our promise—no chemicals, artificial colorants, artificial lathering agents, synthetic…

New Age Micro Farms

https://www.facebook.com/newagemicrofarms/ stephen@newagemicrofarms.ca https://newagemicrofarms.ca/ Here at New Age Micro Farms we grow our Microgreens using organic methods, from the seeds we procure, the medium we…

The Velvet Arsenal

https://www.instagram.com/thevelvetarsenal/

The Fruit Wagon

http://www.thefruitwagon.com/ https://www.facebook.com/thefruitwagon https://twitter.com/TheFruitWagon 793 E County Rd. # 50 RR#1 Harrow, Ontario leslie@thefruitwagon.com Variety of fresh fruit, vegetables and flowers available seasonally.

The CookUp

https://www.instagram.com/cookupinc/ 1501 Howard Avenue Windsor, Ontario wearecookup@gmail.com Our work honours the stories of lesser known heroes in our global food system- the home cooks,…

Maskott & Dynamic Displays

From concept to final creation, every Fabulous Inflatables design is carefully crafted in-house by our dynamic team. If you can think it, we can…

The Beadiva

Hand made jewelry from Windsor, Ontario. thebeadiva@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/The-Beadiva-2116865051934479

Made Sew Well

Handcrafted Items for Sale, Custom Orders, Alterations, Sewing Classes Products include accessories, bags, clothing, home decor, baby quilts, memory quilts and pillows, tshirt quilts…

Brand Dead

branddeadshirts@gmail.com http://www.brand-dead.com https://www.facebook.com/branddeadtshirts/ T-Shirts and more based on history of Southern Ontario

North Ridge Greens

North Ridge Greens is a small vegetable farm and microgreenery operating centrally in Windsor-Essex. Our goal is to help build a stronger, more resilient…

Chef’s Table Episode 1 – Goat Cheese Stuffed Fried Zucchini Blossoms

For our first Chef’s Table episode of our 2020 season, Caitlin and Rachel joined Chef Julie Myers from Thyme To-Go & Thyme Kitchen. Julie…

Downtown Windsor Farmers Market to open May 30

The Downtown Windsor Business Improvement Association (DWBIA) is pleased to announce that its Farmers Market will open on Saturday May 30 at 8am. Celebrating…

Other Resources

Other Resources International Economic Development Council – Economic Development Preparedness as it Relates to COIVD-19 – IEDC Survey Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction – Small…

Mental Health

The Windsor Essex COVID Care Coalition’s launches new Windsor Essex counselling support line. Media release Support Line: 519-946-3277 Other support options

Recreational Resources

YMCA of Windsor and Essex County’s Virtual Y website Windsor Public Library’s Online Cookbook Club Museum Windsor’s online database of its collections including items…

Arts, Culture & Heritage

City of Windsor enhances funding of the Arts, Culture & Heritage Fund (ACHF) grant

Retail

Planning for the post-COVID-19 retail world

COVID-19 Posters

Please feel free to use any of these posters to support awareness and actions that can be taken to help prevent the spread of…

Research

Mitacs Study In September 2019, a report on the centralization of social need was presented. It aimed to determine the location of social services,…

Financial Incentive Programs

Business Incentive Program In an effort to fill previously unoccupied buildings with new businesses, the DWBIA is proud to offer the Business Incentive Program….

World-Class Casino Resort

Caesars Windsor is the largest casino resort in Canada and the first of its kind outside of the U.S. to be branded with the…

The Vegan Gardiners

Our cheeses are handcrafted with love and care, and we’re confident you will enjoy their flavours and textures. We believe that food is art for…

The Magical Mushroom Hub

We believe that your refrigerator should be your medicinal cabinet and that the path to a delicious and nutritious lifestyle begins with Mushrooms. With…

Sunshine Produce

Fresh, local, seasonal produce

Soap Chef

Soap chef was born to fulfill a personal need. We wanted all natural soap, made with essential oils that not only smelled good but…

Rasoi

Rasoi caters fresh, homemade food customized to your desires. We proudly bring to you the authentic taste of Indian and Middle Eastern cuisine.

Our Farm Organics

Our Farm Organics is a small, diversified farm producing local, organic food in the fertile soil of Essex County. We are a multi-generation family…

Little Foot Foods

As usual we’ll have our line up of Pierogi (14 flavours now!!!), Frozen Cabbage Rolls and Stuffed Peppers, Freshly Baked Cheese Biscuits and Cookies,…

Le Papetier Vert

Collette Broeders- le papetier vert (the green papermaker) is an artist located in LaSalle, Ontario specializing in beautifully handcrafted papers, paintings, drawings, prints, paper…

Upcoming Events

Wed 27
Thu 28
Fri 29

Fred’s Fashion Grand Opening Event!

October 29 @ 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Windsor ON
Sat 30

Halloween on Broadway

October 30 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Windsor Ontario