New outdoor market serves female entrepreneurs and Hillsburgh

Foods of the World Outdoor Market helps participants launch a food business or product that reflects their cultural and culinary heritage

People enjoy a cob of corn from one vendor at the Foods of the World Outdoor Market. Submitted photo.

Ariel Deutschmann

Elora Fergus Today

Aug 24, 2022


ERIN – A local chef and business owner wants to help other women, non-binary individuals and those from marginalized communities in Wellington County, enter the food industry with a new business program.


Foods of the World Outdoor Market is the first initiative from Fanjoy Cooking Up Change, a new non-for-profit from the Fanjoy Culinary + Wellness Centre, which is owned by Pam Fanjoy.


Through the program, participants can launch a food business or product that reflects their cultural and culinary heritage. The program also provides one-on-one training with a chef and access to a commercial kitchen in Hillsburgh.


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