Exchange: TSX Venture Exchange

Number of Issued and Outstanding Common Shares Data: https://money.tmx.com/en/quote/OG/key-data

CUSIP: 68621R106

Transfer Agent: TMX Equity Transfer http://tmxequitytransferservices.com/contact-us/

Investor Relations Contact: investor_relations@organicgarage.com

Organic Garage – Corporate Presentation – January 2021


Fiscal Year End: January 31

Auditor: Smythe LLP, Chartered Professional Accountants (see link) https://www.smythecpa.com/

Filings:  http://www.sedar.com/issuers/issuers_en.htm 


Chief Executive Officer:  Matt Lurie

Chief Financial Officer: Nelson Lamb, CPA, CA

Secretary: Nelson Lamb, CPA, CA 




+ March 17, 2021: Organic Garage’s Future of Cheese introduces Plant-Based Butter

+ March 13, 2021: Organic Garage Corporate Update April 2021

+ March 4, 2021: Organic Garage The Future of Cheese Acquisition Completion


+February 18, 2021: ORGANIC GARAGE and The Future of Cheese Amalgamation Agreement



+ January 18, 2021: Organic Garage FoC Acquisition VF

+ January 5, 2021: Organic Garage Closing of Private Placement – VF

+ December 28, 2020: Organic Garage Reports Third Quarter Results 2021 Q3

+ September 29, 2020: Organic Garage Reports Second Quarter Results and a 29% Increase In Sales

+ August 31, 2020: Organic Garage Announces Conversion of Debenture Interest Into Equity

+ June 29, 2020: Organic Garage Reports First Quarter Results

+ May 29, 2020: Organic Garage Reports Year-End Results for Fiscal 2020

+ April 8, 2020: Organic Garage Provides Corporate Update – COVID-19 Response

+ January 29, 2020: Organic Garage Enters Into an Agreement with Uber Affiliate Cornershop

+ December 2, 2019: Organic Garage Announces New CFO and Conversion of Debenture Interest into Equity

+ November 28, 2019: Organic Garage Announces the Commencement of Construction on it’s Leaside Store

+ November 26, 2019: Organic Garage Wins Toronto’s Best Organic Food Store

+ November 6, 2019: Organic Garage Wins 2019 Organic Retailer of the Year Award

+ November 4, 2019: Organic Garage Repays BDC Loan

+ October 28, 2019: Organic Garage Provides Corporate Update

+ October 25, 2019: Organic Garage Announces Completion Of Non-Brokered Private Placement Offering of Convertible Debentures

+ October 1, 2019: Organic Garage Reports Second Quarter Results

+ June 28, 2019: Organic Garage Reports 16.28% Increase in Sales

+ May 31, 2019: Organic Garage Reports 18.9% Increase in Revenue for Fiscal 2019

+ April 18, 2019: Organic Garage Announces Addition to it’s Board of Directors

+ March 29, 2019: Organic Garage Provides Corporate Update for 2018 and Outlook for 2019

+ November 1, 2018: Capital Ideas Media publisher Mark Bunting talks to Organic Garage founder and CEO Matt Lurie at the company’s newly-opened store

+ October 23, 2018: “Don’t be Afraid to be different. Being different is how you survive in today’s market” Matt Lurie on 680 News.”

+ October 17, 2018: Organic Garage opens new location in Liberty Village, Toronto and CEO interviewed on BNN Bloomberg

+ September 28, 2018: Organic Garage reports a 27.76% Increase in Sales and Engagement of Investor Relations Firm

+ July 25, 2018: Organic Garage announces enhanced Marketing initiatives

+ July 18, 2018: Organic Garage Announces Completion of Financing Arrangement with BDC

+ July 11, 2018: Organic Garage signs Letter of Intent for location six

+ July 9, 2018: Organic Garage provides recording of the recent company shareholder call

+ July 4, 2018: Organic Garage to host Investor Call

+ July 3, 2018: Organic Garage announces change of CFO 

+ July 3, 2018: Organic Garage reports first quarterly positive cash flow from operations and a 38.14% increase in sales

+ June 27, 2018: Organic Garage hosting “The Sustainable Block Party + Pop-Up Market”

+ June 22, 2018: Organic Garage announces execution of letter of offer with BDC

+ May 31, 2018: Organic Garage reports 25% increase in revenue for fiscal 2018

+ May 28, 2018: Organic Garage launches new private label Apple Cider Vinegar 

+ May 25, 2018: Organic Garage provides update on Liberty Village location

+ May 23, 2018: Organic Garage launches new private label Canned Tomatoes

+ May 14, 2018: Organic Garage announces Thrive Energy Labs kiosk at new Liberty Village location

+ May 11, 2018: Organic Garage announces participation of Elxr Juices in Hand-Picked Partner Program

+ April 4, 2018: Organic Garage launches new private label Olive Oil

+ April 3, 2018: Organic Garage wins 2018 Shop! Award

+ March 12, 2018: Organic Garage launches online sales with InstaBuggy

+ March 9, 2018: Organic Garage announces participation of Thrive Energy lab in hand-picked Partner Program

+ February 23, 2018: Organic Garage launching online sales with InstaBuggy

+ February 21, 2018: Organic Garage nominated in two categories for the 2018 Shop! Awards 

+ February 12, 2018: Organic Garage launches new private label coconut oil

+ January 25, 2018: Organic Garage launches new private label rice cakes

+ January 18, 2018: Organic Garage launches new private label coffee

+ January 8, 2018: Organic Garage hires Investor Relations Consultant

+ November 20, 2017: Organic Garage signs lease for Liberty Village location

+ October 24, 2017: Organic Garage launches partner program

+October 20, 2017: Organic Garage CEO discusses Amazon and company expansion

+ August 1, 2017: Organic Garage CEO featured on the cover of Grocery Business magazine

+ July 31, 2017: Organic Garage issues stock options

+ July 21, 2017: Organic Garage engages Integral as designated market maker

+ July 13, 2017: Kevin Williams joins board of Organic Garage

July 7, 2017: Organic Garage Partners with Philips in Ongoing Commitment to Energy Efficiency and Savings

+ July 5, 2017: Organic Garage celebrates the grand opening of its new Junction store

+ June 21, 2017: Organic Garage plans expansion into Toronto’s Liberty Village

+ June 16, 2017: Organic Garage CEO appearing on BNN today at 2:20pm

+ June 6, 2017: Organic Garage to open new flagship Toronto store on July 5, 2017

+ May 30, 2017: Organic Garage launches private label brand

+ May 23, 2017: Organic Garage announces upcoming investor roadshow

+ May 17, 2017: Organic Garage provides corporate update

+ May 17, 2017: Organic Garage announces exercise of warrants by insider

+ April 12, 2017: Organic Garage announces listing as Tier 1 Issuer on TSX Venture Exchange

March 20, 2017: Organic Garage announces inclusion in the CSE Index

+ February 28, 2017: Organic Garage announces closing of $2.75 MM Private Placement Financing

February 11, 2017: Organic Garage engages Hussmann to provide industry leading energy efficient refrigeration technology for new Toronto location

February 6, 2017: Organic Garage plans expansion to Toronto’s Leaside Neighbourhood

+ February 6, 2017: Organic Garage announces brokered Private Placement Financing

+ December 30,2016: Shares for Debt

+ December 13, 2016: Organic Garage establishes Advisory Board; Dennis Hancock Appointed

+ December 1, 2016: Organic Garage to be the first Canadian grocer to partner with teaBOT

November 16, 2016: Keith Stein joins Organic Garage Board of Directors

+ November 1, 2016: Ken Villazor joins Organic Garage Board of Directors

+ October 24, 2016: Organic Garage common shares to commence trading



Matt Lurie


Mr. Lurie has been a director and officer of Organic Garage since founding the company on December 7, 2005. Following employment in the grocery retail industry throughout high school and university, he saw an opportunity in the growing Subway brand and signed his first franchise agreement in Toronto at the age of 20. Mr. Lurie became one of the youngest multi-unit Subway franchisees in Canada upon opening two additional restaurants over the following three year period. Mr. Lurie opened the first Organic Garage location in 2005, following the success of a farmers market he started under a tent in high park selling organic fruits and vegetables, which at the time were only available at select grocery stores for a significant premium compared to conventional produce. For the last 10+ years, Mr. Lurie has overseen and managed the growth of the company and opened additional locations in Vaughan and Toronto as well. Mr. Lurie received the Generation Next Award by Canadian Grocer in 2016 and was featured in IHR Magazine in the March/April 2012 Edition.

Micheal Lovsin

Independent Director

Micheal Lovsin is an accomplished executive with more than 35 years of experience in retail, including natural foods, pharmacy, product development, regulatory affairs, food safety and quality management systems for both corporate and national brands. Mr. Lovsin recently headed the reinvention of the brand strategy for Coles Supermarkets, Australia’s second largest supermarket. Previous experiences include executive roles at Loblaws as SVP Health & Wellness and SVP Loblaw Brands, ULTA Beauty as VP Merchandising, and Shoppers Drug Mart as VP Category Management. Mr. Lovsin is currently a board member of Greenspace Brands as well as New Era Nutrition.

Ken Villazor

Independent Director

Ken Villazor has worked for Senators Sports & Entertainment since August 2003 serving principally as an Advisor and Alternate Governor to Eugene Melnyk the Owner, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of the National Hockey League’s Ottawa Senators. Ken has more than 20 years of experience working in a wide range of areas including communications, corporate affairs, public relations, business development, government relations, philanthropy and public policy. He has held numerous senior positions in the biopharmaceutical industry including with SmithKline Beecham, GlaxoSmithKline and Biovail Corporation as well as with the industry’s national trade association based in Ottawa. He was a member of the Transition Team that oversaw the operational integration of the merger between SmithKline Beecham and GlaxoWellcome. Ken is also a member of the RendezVous LeBreton group which was recently selected as the highest ranked proponent by the National Capital Commission to redevelop the 53 acre LeBreton Flats site in downtown Ottawa. This redevelopment will be the second largest urban real estate development project in North America. Ken sits on the Board of Directors of the Ottawa Senators Foundation. His previous Board experience includes sitting on Committees responsible for finance, governance, and CEO searches. Ken holds a Bachelor of Science (Hon) degree from St. Michael’s College at the University of Toronto.

Keith Stein

Independent Director

Mr. Stein joined Dentons, considered the world’s largest law firm, as Counsel in 2014 after serving as Counsel at Heenan Blaikie since 2008. From 1994 to 2008, he was a senior executive with Magna International Inc. reporting to the Chairman, Frank Stronach and continued to act as a consultant reporting to the Executive Vice-Chairman until November 2010. Prior to becoming a consultant, Mr. Stein held the position of Senior Vice-President of Corporate Affairs at Magna. Before joining Magna, Mr. Stein was Senior Corporate Counsel for Toyota Canada and Toyota Credit Canada. In addition to his work as a lawyer, Mr. Stein has been a board member of various companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange. His other business interests include real estate and a significant ownership interest in a well-known Canadian restaurant chain with locations in Ontario and Québec. Aside from his professional activities, Mr. Stein was a Big Brother, a board member of Canada’s Walk of Fame and Ontario Place, as well as a member of the Advisory Council for President William J. Clinton’s 60th Birthday Fundraising Celebration.

Kevin Williams

Independent Director

Mr. Williams is the Head of US Institutional Equity Sales at Cormark Securities Inc. and has been on the Board of Directors at Cormark Securities Inc. since 2006. From 1996 until 1999, Mr. Williams held employment positions in the Investment Banking and Merger and Acquisition Advisory departments at a few leading investment banking firms in North America. Mr. Williams holds a Masters of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) from the Richard Ivey School of Business. In addition to his professional activities, Kevin was instrumental in the establishment of the ACCESS Bursary (helps to fund tuition for financially disadvantaged boys and their families) at St. Michael’s College School. Mr. Williams also serves as an Investor and Building member of the Leadership Giving community at The Richard Ivey School of Business.