Business Directory

Welcome to the Amherst Island Business Directory. This directory serves as a listing of island businesses only. For mainland businesses that serve the island population, please refer to the Island Directory produced by the Amherst Island Women’s Institution which is available for purchase at the General Store.

If you would like to have your business listed in the directory, please contact us.

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The Recreation Association coordinates municipal recreation activities for Amherst Island.

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Fire Department & Emergency First Response training meetings are held on Thursday nights.

The Amherst Island Station provides fire protection & primary medical care on the Island. The Department has a full-time Chief and approximately 100 Firefighters & EFR personnel of which 14 are on the Island. The headquarters station is located on the mainland in Odessa, Ontario.

Contact Name
Chief Fred Stephenson
Phone Number
613 386-3762
Brian Little Photography
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Photography of all kinds! Weddings, portraits, wildlife, landscape, etc. Also lessons and restoration of old photos.

Contact Name
Brian Little
Phone Number
613-389-3111
Address
1355 2nd Concession Road
Stella, Ontario
K0H 2S0
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ISLE meetings are usually held monthly, call for dates. ISLE volunteers run fundraising activities for the Amherst Island Public School.

rossland gallery
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rossland gallery is a fully restored, repurposed henhouse on one of the oldest established farmsteads on Amherst Island, circa 1790. Owners Ross Stuart and Darlene Martin-Stuart are award winning, fine craft artisans who have both been practising for over fifteen years and have sold their work to collectors throughout the world. The gallery is a private showroom of their respective works which can be previewed at rosbilt.com and bijouxbead.com.
 
The gallery is open by appointment or special invitation only. 
 
To book a private viewing, please use the contact form below.
 
During the pandemic, social distancing limits appointments to a maximum of two patrons at a time. If there are more than two in your party, there are lovely trails and gardens on the property to explore as our personal guests while you await for your time in the gallery.
Topsy Farms
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Topsy is a cooperative, multi-generational family farm at the western end of Amherst Island, in Lake Ontario. Those who work and live here are deeply committed to the environment in which they live. We plant trees and hedgerows and are a certified Monarch Way Station. No pesticides are broadcast on our land.

Contact Name
Sally Bowen
Phone Number
613-389-3444
Address
14775 Front Rd, Stella, ON
K0H 2S0
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Come run the 2019 'Wooly Bully Races' on Sunday, August 18th on beautiful and historic Amherst Island! The 10K is the 3rd and final race of the 'Tri-Island Series' and race 11 in the Kingston Road Runners Association's 2019 race series. For more details go to www.krra.org.

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AIMS hold their meetings on the second Saturday of the month unless scheduled at a different date due to conflicts. The calendar on the website will be updated to reflect the correct dates. For additional information, any of the officers listed on www.amsociety.ca/contacts could be phoned.

Neilson Store Museum & Cultural Centre
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Opened in 2004, Amherst Island’s Neilson Store Museum highlights artifacts from Island families and Island history since its first settlement in 1789, when it was originally named Isle Tonti. Items in the collection include the MV Amherst Islander’s ship’s wheel, bell, and logs. Designated under the Ontario Heritage Act, the Museum itself is also an exhibit having once been owned by James S. Neilson, an island grain merchant who opened his first general store in 1873, with the store remaining in the Neilson family for more than one hundred years. Light Refreshments after the talk. 

Address
5220 Front Road
Stella Ontario
K0H 2S0