Explore the terroir – part 1 : Quebec

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Since the St. Lawrence by bike’s foundation, we work hard to highlight local companies and artisans along the itinerary.

From the garden to your plate : Le comptoir gourmand

Comfy, simple and delicious food, The Comptoir gourmand use fruits and veggies from their own production and local producers to insure fresh meal everyday. Here you can eat sandwiches, salads, pastries and decadent cookies – drinking coffee from Bonté Divine located in St-Jean-Port-Joli.

Local bread with the Soleil Levain

Located in the heart of Deschambault, the Soleil Levain propose various and delicious high quality homemade bread. Sourdough bread, Milanaise flour, and even cereals grown in Deschambault. The result is simply delicious.

Cyclist tip : You can buy a big bread and keeping it a week in your panniers and it will stay delicious. Ask some tips to Bruno the baker.


Smell the river with Quai des bulles

What about enjoying the river with your nose ? Quai des Bulles do that with the creation of local soap including local ingredient like the grey clay, la mud and seaweed of the river, seabuckthorn, and local beer ! It is original, it smell good, it is soft, it is so good – and local !

And Quai des bulles use his shop too to expose community artisans’s creations.

Local and greedy market with La Pousse-santé

Need a delicious break or a quick lunch, La Pousse Santé in Louiseville is a local market directly on the St. Lawrence by bike’s itinerary. A perfect stop for all the greedy.

Drink local beers with Fous brassants

In addition of their local beers in Rivière-du-Loup, the Fous Brassant offers delicious recipes to promote local products and cooking with beers. Yummy ! They also sell ready to cook boxes to promote local food. Yummy again !

Wine of St. Lawrence with Vignoble du faubourg

Because St. Lawrence’s wine has nothing to envy to any other region in the world, take the tame to have a wine tasting and explore the winemakers who transform soil to wine.

Any local suggestions ?
Let us your best local and greedy stop along the St. Lawrence by bike in the comments section.


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