Many local gardeners and farmers make their products available locally through farm-stores and farmers markets. Living on the 100-mile diet is easy in Hastings and the benefits of buying locally certainly taste sweet.
Slow Food Northumberland
Hastings contributes in a large way to the slow food movement, and several key members of the Slow Food Northumberland live and work in the Hastings area. Promotes eating locally grown and harvested food. (link)
Markets & Farm Fresh
Hastings Farmers Market
Every Saturday from May to October at the Post Office parking lot at the Four Corners (Junction of Bridge and Front Streets). Contact Theo at 705-696-4797 for more information.
Hasting Village Market
Every Saturday from May to October in the parking lot of the Northumberland Tractor Parts on Highway 45.
Hastings Ostrich Farm
Located at 1453 Concession Rd 6, RR#3, Hastings, ON, K0L 1Y0. Contact 705-778-2900 for more information.
Restaurants & Eateries
All restaurants are within a convenient 3 block area of the Four Corners (junction of Bridge and Front Streets), and an easy 2-3 minute walk from Lock 18 and The Hastings Village Marina. Enjoy the down-home flavours of Canadian, Italian, and Chinese cuisines.
Banjos Grill 705-696-9898
3 Bridge Street South, Hastings, ON K0L 1Y0
Licensed with an outdoor patio overlooking the water. Open Sunday-Thursday (8 A.M.- 8 P.M.); Friday-Saturday 8 A.M.- 9 P.M.) Closed Mondays
Bridgewater Coffee & Donuts 705-696-2920
8 Water St., Hastings, ON K0L 1Y0
A favorite among the locals, Bridgewater offers more than coffee & donuts great pizza and breakfast snacks. Open 7 days a week from 8 A.M. 9 P.M.
The Captains Table 705-696-3993
8 Front Street East, Hastings, ON K0L 1Y0
Well known for their English-style halibut fish and chips. Enjoy a friendly atmosphere and generous portions.
Jiangs Chinese Restaurant 705-696-1288
25 Front Street East, Hastings, ON K0L 1Y0
La Gondola Italian Restaurant 705-696-3600
13 Bridge Street North, Hastings, ON K0L 1Y0
Sheilas Restaurant 705-696-3301
27 Front Street West, Hastings, ON K0L 1Y0