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October 20, 2017
Some folks remember when milk, eggs and bread were delivered to Windsor homes while others can reminisce about vendors with carts of vegetables making their way along streets in Europe.
A Kingsville farm has not only reintroduced home delivery with a focus on fresh vegetables and other local products including eggs and bread, it has a new app so you can order from your phone.
November 18, 2016
Biz X magazine held its 19th annual business excellence awards Friday, with 24 local businesses honoured in various categories.
The winners were chosen from a list of 222 nominees, based on an online poll and input from a panel of judges, says Deborah Jones, the magazine’s publisher.
The winners were:
April 20, 2016
Lee and Maria’s Delivery, located at 317 Applewood Rd. in Kingsville, delivers fresh local fruits and vegetables from their own farm and others in Windsor-Essex to homes and businesses across the region.
Lee and Maria’s Delivery has seen a substantial increase in members and sales year-over-year. In their first year in 2013 they had 70 members. This past season they reached 620 total members.
Innovation is a key to Lee and Maria’s Delivery. They are in the process of developing a new software system that will handle signups, inventory tracking, and payments and will also be customized for fundraising programs.
August 11, 2015
Three years ago, Lee and Maria’s Delivery set out to change the way people buy their produce: by hand-picking it, lovingly packing it in bins and delivering it straight to the customer’s door.
“We started off with 70 customers, and we thought that was amazing,” says spokesperson Kathy Mastronardi.
Today, the company currently delivers to over 600 delighted clients.
October 17, 2012
White pumpkins may never replace traditional orange, but they sure do attract attention.
Just ask Kingsville-area artist Susan Baptista Dupont, who can’t resist painting them, or Lee and Maria Mastronardi, who grow and sell them.
“They’re just fun,” Baptista Dupont said of her pumpkin art pieces, which are featured at Lee & Maria’s Market, 692 Seacliff Dr. (also called County Road 20).
July 27th, 2016
A new partnership between Caesar’s Windsor and Kingsville farm Lee & Maria’s will see casino patrons enjoying locally grown produce.
“It is an exciting partnership that will benefit not just our farm, but our network of local farmers as well,” said Kathy Black, VP of Retail and Wholesale sales at Lee & Maria’s.
The partnership will have Lee & Maria’s provide Caesars Windsor with fresh, locally grown, in-season produce, which will be served in the numerous restaurants on their property. The food will come from Lee & Maria’s 30-acre farm, as well as from Lee & Maria’s network of over a dozen other local farmers in the Windsor-Essex and Chatham-Kent region.
May 6th, 2015
Residents in Chatham, Tilbury, Blenheim and Wheatley will soon be able to get fresh local produce delivered directly to their homes or workplaces.
Much like the days of the milk man, Lee & Maria’s Delivery will be delivering local produce to doorsteps on a weekly or bi-weekly basis beginning May 18th.
Lee & Maria’s Delivery was first launched three years ago, and since then has already gathered over 375 subscribers in Windsor-Essex and is now expanding east.