Victoria & Area Resources for Locally Produced Food

This page is intended to be a resource for people wishing to purchase locally grown/produced food. If you need assistance acquiring food please see the “Emergency Food” page of our resources section.

Good Food Box
250-381-1552 ext. 112
fernwoodnrg.ca/fernwood-nrg-programs/urban-sustainability/good-food-box/
Boxes of fresh local produce available monthly. $6, $12 or $18 Fruit and Veggie Box, $15 All Fruit Box, $18 Organic Box.

Saanich Organics
250-818-5807
www.saanichorganics.com
Offer a box delivery program with weekly or biweekly delivery of organic and local fruit, vegetables and eggs

Share Organics
250-595-6729
comments@shareorganics.bc.ca
www.shareorganics.bc.ca/
Delivers boxes of (mostly) local produce at varying price ranges

The Lifecycles Project
Unit # 2 - 625 Hillside Avenue
Victoria, BC
V8T 1Z1
info@lifecyclesproject.ca
http://lifecyclesproject.ca/

-Growing Schools:  brings together elementary school youth and intergenerational volunteers to deliver education programs about urban ecosystems through the creation and exploration of school gardens.
-Fruit Tree Project: collects fruit from trees which may otherwise go to waste and redistributes the picking among the homeowners, food banks, volunteers and organizations around town.
-Community Food Program: builds community skills and capacity through garden creation, urban agriculture and food preservation.
-Wellend Legacy Orchard: a heritage community orchard and public park maintained by LifeCycles and dedicated volunteers.
-The Seed Library: offers everyone free access to seeds and seed saving education.
-PEPÁḴEṈ HÁUTW: a recent LifeCycles partnership meaning ‘Blossoming Place’ in SENĆOŦEN, is a collaborative project with the WSÁNEĆ School board and ȽÁU, WELṈEW tribal school.
-Website also provides links to related initiatives and resources for gardening and eating locally.

Food Roots
http://www.foodroots.ca/contact.htm
Susan Tychie - 250 595-6742 
susantych@gmail.com
Lee Fuge - 250 385-7974
leefuge@pacificcoast.net
A not-for-profit Vancouver Island food distributor’s co-op and source for purchasing local food.

Spud
www.spud.ca
Online shopping and to-your-door delivery of fresh local foods in reusable Spud bins.

FarmFresh 
www.islandfarmfresh.com
An online guide to buying directly from the farm, markets, and local/sustainable food events.

Victoria Community Kitchen Network (Facebook group)
This is a group which meets frequently, for people in the Victoria area who want to share food resources, preparation and cooking tasks, and ideas.
Click here to see the Facebook group
If you are not on Facebook and are interested in joining the network, you can email Allison@fernwoodnrg.ca

Victoria Area Farmers’ and Crafters’ Markets
(Updated Spring 2015)
For more informtaion visit: www.islandfarmfresh.com/markets/

WEDNESDAYS:
Colwood Farmers’ Market at 1767 Island Hwy 4:00pm-7:00pm
Victoria Downtown Farmers’ Market at the Public Market, 1701 Douglas St.11am-3pm
Oaklands Sunset Market 4:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

THURSDAYS:
Sidney Summer Market on Beacon avenue 5:30pm-8:30pm

SATURDAYS:
Esquimalt Community Market, tba
James Bay Community Market at the corner of Menzies & Superior 9:00am-3:00pm
Goldstream Station Market on Bryn Maur Rd 10:00am-2:00pm
Sooke Country Market at 2047 Otter Point Rd 10:00am-2:00pm
Moss Street Market at Sir James Douglas Elementary (Moss/Fairfield) 10:00am-2:00pm
Peninsula Country Market at 1528 Stelly’s Cross Rd (Saanich fairgrounds) 9:00am-1:00pm
North Saanich Farm Market at 109990 West Saanich Rd 9:30am-12:30pm
Victoria Downtown Farmers’ Market at the Public Market, 1701 Douglas St.

SUNDAYS:
Metchosin Farmers’ Market at 4450 Happy Valley Rd 11:00am-2:00pm
Highlands Farmers’ Market at 1589 Millstream Rd 10:00am-1:00pm

Community Gardens:

Agnes Street Community Garden
384-2956
Agnes St. off Glanford Rd
69 plots
agnesstcg@shaw.ca

Burnside Gorge Community Garden
388-5251
Cecelia Ravine near Gorge Community Centre
11 plots

Capital City Allotment Association
641 Kent Road,
Victoria, B.C. V8Z 1Z2
Marion Cook, Plot manager
email macook6@shaw.ca
621 Kent Rd. - Near the Pat Bay Hwy.
124 plots

Craigflower Community Garden
479-9280
Corner of Admirals Rd. and Old Isld Hwy
9 plots

Earth Bound Community Garden
Garden Street just North of Bay St
384-7441
20 plots

Esquimalt Community Garden
250-414-7114
835 Collvile Rd.
16 plots
Email: esquimaltcommunitygardens@gmail.com

Fairfield Community Gardens
Under development in Robert Porter Park (Farfield @ Kipling)
fairfieldcommunitygardens@gmail.com
http://fairfieldcommunitygardens.blogspot.com/
250-381-4604

Fernwood Allotment Gardens
Chambers and North Park
250-384-7441
34 plots

Gordon Head Allotment Gardens Association
Gordon Head Road and Faltham
477-5764

James Bay Allotment Garden Association
Montreal St., Brown Oswego and Niagra
250-388-7550
54 plots

Langford Community Garden
250-478-1122
Wiling Park
15-20 plots

Michigan Street Community Garden
Corner Michigan St. and Menzies St.
Plots 20
E. Ward 250-388-9180 (evenings, please)

Oak Bay Allotment Gardens
Monteith St
250-598-3311
12 plots

Rain or Shine Community Garden
Vic West, corner of Raynor St. & Craigflower Rd.
250-388-6120 ext.404
12 plots
vicwestgarden@yahoo.ca

Royal Bay Community Garden

250391-2600 ext 4070
Royal Roads, near community education centre
8 plots

Sidney Community Garden
1805 Glamorgan Rd. N. Saanich (across from Sandon Racetrack)

Spring Ridge Commons
250-386-9678
Fernwood, Corner of Chambers and Gladstone

Campus Community Gardens
Univ. of Victoria, West of Saunders Complex
45 plots
ccgarden@uvic.ca

Our Backyard Garden
820 View St.
Brian Bothwell 250-385-3352