Real Food Retailers/Other


Anita’s Organic Mill Store

7697 Chilliwack, BC


Grains from the best organic farmers in British Columbia and the Canadian prairie provinces.  Premium prices for the highest #1 graded quality Certified Organic grains cleaned to 99.9 per cent.

Avalon Dairy

7985 North Fraser Way, Burnaby
Telephone 604-456-0550
Organic butter, milk and cream.

Carnivore Meats & More

#6 7103 West Saanich road
Brentwood Bay, British Columbia

(778) 351-4733

Locally sourced from farms where cows and sheep roam freely on pasture eating only grass, no antibiotics, steroids, growth hormones, non-GMO.  Also available is local pork, chicken, fresh sausages, deli meats.

The Chop Shop at The Root Cellar

1286 McKenzie Avenue, Victoria

Phone:  250-477-9495 Ext 224

Sourced primarily from Vancouver Island and never outside of BC, with an emphasis on ethics and quality. Primarily pasture raised and free range or free run livestock & all products are filler, hormone and antibiotic free. Finest cheese from both near and far.

Choux Choux Charcuterie

830 Fort Street, Victoria

Phone: 250-382-7572

Traditional European delicatessen specializing in housemade sausages, pâtés, smoked, cured meats and artisanal cheeses, often from local sources.

Cowichan Bay Seafood (Market & Eatery)

Victoria Public Market at the Hudson, 1701 Douglas Street, Victoria

Telephone:  778-433-4385

Fresh, local, sustainable seasonal fish, shellfish, frozen seafood.

Culturalive Fermented Foods Made With Bacterial Love

P O Box 436, Ganges, Salt Spring Island BC  V8K 2W1

Telephone 250-538-1937

Fermented organic vegetables made on Salt Spring Island in the traditional way, never pasteurized.  Delicious, distinct flavour and vitality, including live probiotics.

Family Herbal Clinic

Box 312, St. Albert, AB  T8N 1N3

Telephone:  780-419-2699

Western Canada Distributor for Green Pasture Products.  Very reliable service.

Farm Food to Go

Victoria Public Market at the Hudson, 1701 Douglas Street, Victoria

Telephone 778-533-3276

Frozen fresh, local, sustainable, healthy gourmet farm food.

Fry’s Red Wheat Bread

416 Craigflower Road, Victoria

Telephone 250 590-5727

Owner Byron Fry is familiar with WAPF principles and offers heritage grain authentic sourdough breads.

Galloping Goose Sausage Company

4484 Lindholm Road, Metchosin


Legendary line of approx. 28 varieties of sausages, as well as bacon, sausage rolls, sosaties, droewors, biltong and stuffed chicken breasts. They use only fresh ingredients, good cuts of meat and make all their own spice mixtures. Gluten-free, low in salt and fat. cts. Call ahead to order and pick-up, or find product at the following local locations: Metchosin Country Store and East Sooke Grocer & General Store. Hunters – the Galloping Goose will turn your game meat into delicious sausage … any flavour – your choice. They use free run chicken from Cowichan Bay and natural (antibiotic & hormone free) beef.

Health Essentials Meat Market/Health Essentials Supplements

300 Gorge Road West, Victoria

Telephone:  250-590-5524

Health Essentials carries Green Pasture fermented cod liver oils and Great Lakes Gelatin and Collagen, as well as a variety of grass-fed meats from the island and several different kinds of raw cheeses and grass-fed butters. They also have a nice selection of bones for broth, organ meats and lard.

Lifestyle Markets

343 Cook St and 2950 Douglas Street, Victoria

Organic local produce, organic milk, raw cheeses, and some frozen grass finished meats, fermented sauerkraut/pickles, kefir, kefir grains etc.

The Little Cheese Shop

1034 Fort St, Victoria, BC
Lauren Van Der Haegen
Telephone:  250-388-5810

Local cheese, including pastured, non-certified organic, raw goat cheese from The Happy Goat Farm & Dairy, Glenora, BC

Organic Matters

3505 Ymir Road, Nelson, BC

Cobi Delfiner
Telephone:  250-505-2272

Canadian source for bulk organic ingredients at wholesale prices direct.

Paradise Island Foods Inc.

6451 Portsmouth Road, Nanaimo

Phone 1-800-889-3370

Produces island organic grass fed butter and cheeses.

Usually available at Thrifty’s and Market Stores.

Parry Bay Sheep Farm/Stillmeadow Farm Store

4198 Stillmeadow Road, Metchosin

Telephone:  250-478-9628

Select cuts of lamb and pork, cut-up chickens as well as the whole birds.  Also sell wheat (flour and kernels).  Open only on Saturdays from noon until 3.   Here is a list of retail outlets for the farms’ meat:   Here is a list of local restaurants that feature Parry Bay/Stillmeadow Farms products:


An excellent reliable source for grass-fed and finished beef – a mail-order company.

Planet Organic

3995 Quadra Street, Victoria

Organic local produce, organic milk, raw cheeses, and some frozen grass finished meats, fermented sauerkraut/pickles, tomato products in glass jars.

Radiant Life

Website for additional food and whole food supplements.

Ravenstone Farm Artisan Meats

Logan Smith

Farm:  1616 Rodgers Road, Qualicum Beach
Telephone: 778-432-2899

Available at:  Victoria Public Market at the Hudson, 1701 Douglas Street, Victoria


# 6 The Hudson, 1701 Douglas Street, Victoria

Telephone:  778-433-6639

Sandwich and meat shop serving sustainably produced food, natural, and humane meat.

Saltwest Naturals

Jessica & Jeff Abel
7585 Lemare Crescent, Sooke, BC

Locally harvested Sea Salt, certified organic infusions, blends and smoked sea salt.
Shop hours:  Tuesday – Friday, 12 – 7 pm and at Sooke Night Market. Vancouver Island

(Sustainable Produce Urban Delivery)
Victoria to Nanaimo, Sooke to Sidney, Salt Spring Island

#3 – 956 Devonshire Road
Victoria, BC, V9A 4T8
Toll Free: 1-866-857-7783
Phone: 250-383-7969
Fax: 250-383-7959 sources from local farmers, ranchers, fishermen/women, bakers, and artisans, and deliver the freshest ingredients and products available directly to your home or office. They partner with local producers and farmers who value sustainable farming practices and believe in the humane treatment of animals, respect our environment, who care about our community. Check out their web page for the wide variety of local food that is offered.

True Grain Bread Cowichan Bay

1725 Cowichan Bay Rd., Cowichan Bay

Telephone: 250-746-7664

In addition to sourdough bread, True Grain sells whole kernel or freshly milled grains, including certified organic grains and Vancouver Island Grown grains. Click here for more information:

Vancouver Island Sea Salt Co.

4235 Telegraph Road, Cobble Hill, BC

Andrew Shepherd
Telephone: 250-882-4489

Canada’s first Artisan Sea Salt Harvestry that produces Canadian fleur de sel, all natural sea salts and sea salt flavour infusion finishing salts. Vancouver Island Salt Co hand-harvests and crafts their products in small batches from the cold, clear waters of Vancouver Island in British Columbia. Enjoy the flavour of pure sea salt without additives but with all the health benefits. Learn more from their website:

Victoria Public Market at the Hudson

#6 –  1701 Douglas Street, Victoria, BC

Maryanne Carmack: General Manager
Phone: 778 433 2787
Hours:  Tues – Sat  9:30am-6:30pm, Sun 9:30am-5pm, Mon closed
Farmers’ Markets Wed 11:00 – 3:00; Local farmers and food producers every Saturday and Sunday.

The Victoria Public Market at the Hudson highlights local food producers at every level – farmers, fishers, butchers, bakers, cheese-makers, preservers, brewers, vintners, florists and restaurateurs.

The Village Butcher

2032 Oak Bay Avenue, Victoria

Telephone: 250-598-1115

Free-range and hormone-free meats of the highest quality, locally sourced products.

West Coast Wild Seafoods

John Jenkins
1977 Caldwell Road, Sooke
Telephone: 250-642-4186/250-888-9856

Albacore tuna, canned/fresh frozen fillets.  BC wild spot prawns frozen at sea.

The Whole Beast Artisan Salumeria

2032 Oak Bay Avenue, Victoria

Telephone:  250-590-PORK

A wide variety of cured meat products made on premises utilizing whole animals sourced locally when possible, and preserves including sauerkraut, kimchee, pickles and mustards. Products are made without unnecessary additives, preservatives or fillers while utilizing ethically raised hormone and antibiotic free meats.

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