Did you know Middlesex County is home to one of North America’s oldest functioning and exporting flourmills? The location of the 200-year-old Arva Flour Mill is ideally positioned along the banks of the Medway Creek, which is used as an energy source for the Mill. Their grain is sourced locally and customers value the authenticity and purity of flour production at the one-of-a-kind historic mill. The Mill’s newest onsite addition of a bakery called “The Miller’s Wife” and their online presence assists in furthering their distribution outside of Canada to the United States and even as far abroad as Australia.
Currant Organic General Store
Angie Richter has been running The Currant General Store for 15 years in north Middlesex County. She believes in selling products that are local, organic and natural. In the store, you will find unique items ranging from art pieces and jewelry to other artisan goods like handmade clothing items and farm fresh products. Angie values the sense of community and comfortable pace of life in the County and feels at ease that her customers can leave her store feeling good about the products they’ve purchased.
After helping homebuyers furnish their spaces for 17 years now, Lucan Architectural has undergone a major 5x expansion into their brand new 16,000 square foot facility. Lucan Architectural sells genuine, hand crafted Amish and Mennonite furniture as well as home décor pieces, toys and collectables. They admire the quality of life Middlesex County affords and the significant recent increase in residential population in the area has contributed greatly to the success of their business.
Fat Olive Restaurant
Take in the divine aroma of quality Italian cuisine at the Fat Olive Restaurant! Owner, Dino Dassie has taken his passion of Italian cooking and turned it into a thriving business, opening the doors to Fat Olive with his wife, Carla in 2019. The restaurant takes pride in the traditional style of cooking; offering local, quality and fresh ingredients in staple dishes like basil pesto, chicken parmigiana, fettucine alfredo, and Stromboli.
Fulline Farm & Garden Equipment
Located in Glencoe, Middlesex County, Fulline Farm and Garden Equipment is a John Deere, Polaris, and Arctic Cat dealer selling to agriculture, consumer, commercial and recreational markets. Celebrating 30 years in business, Fulline appreciates their ideal location along main highways, which has allowed for high consumer visibility and return business to satisfy all of their customer’s diverse outdoor equipment needs.
Next time you’re at the grocery store, pick up a sweet treat made locally by Hollandia Bakery! This family owned and operated business began following immigration from Holland to Middlesex County and has grown into a mass production facility, baking up to 1 million cookies per day and distributing internationally for brands including Disney, Great Value at Walmart, No Name at Loblaws and more. Hollandia looks forward to even further expansion of their business as the communities around them continue to grow.
McLeod Water Wells
Providing access to the greatest necessity in life, McLeod Water Wells drills new wells, installs pumping systems and provides servicing for each. McLeod likes the attainable access to major amenities that comes with being centrally located in Middlesex County. They enjoy collaborating with other local businesses in the area and attribute the growth being seen across the County to their own business success.