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
Boxes of fresh local produce available monthly. $6, $12 or $18 Fruit and Veggie Box, $15 All Fruit Box, $18 Organic Box.
Offer a box delivery program with weekly or biweekly delivery of organic and local fruit, vegetables and eggs
-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.
Susan Tychie - 250 595-6742
Lee Fuge - 250 385-7974
A not-for-profit Vancouver Island food distributor’s co-op and source for purchasing local food.
Online shopping and to-your-door delivery of fresh local foods in reusable Spud bins.
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/
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.
Sidney Summer Market on Beacon avenue 5:30pm-8:30pm
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.
Metchosin Farmers’ Market at 4450 Happy Valley Rd 11:00am-2:00pm
Highlands Farmers’ Market at 1589 Millstream Rd 10:00am-1:00pm
Agnes Street Community Garden
Agnes St. off Glanford Rd
Burnside Gorge Community Garden
Cecelia Ravine near Gorge Community Centre
Capital City Allotment Association
641 Kent Road,
Victoria, B.C. V8Z 1Z2
Marion Cook, Plot manager
621 Kent Rd. - Near the Pat Bay Hwy.
Craigflower Community Garden
Corner of Admirals Rd. and Old Isld Hwy
Earth Bound Community Garden
Garden Street just North of Bay St
Esquimalt Community Garden
835 Collvile Rd.
Fernwood Allotment Gardens
Chambers and North Park
Gordon Head Allotment Gardens Association
Gordon Head Road and Faltham
James Bay Allotment Garden Association
Montreal St., Brown Oswego and Niagra
Langford Community Garden
Michigan Street Community Garden
Corner Michigan St. and Menzies St.
E. Ward 250-388-9180 (evenings, please)
Oak Bay Allotment Gardens
Rain or Shine Community Garden
Vic West, corner of Raynor St. & Craigflower Rd.
Royal Bay Community Garden
250391-2600 ext 4070
Royal Roads, near community education centre
Sidney Community Garden
1805 Glamorgan Rd. N. Saanich (across from Sandon Racetrack)
Spring Ridge Commons
Fernwood, Corner of Chambers and Gladstone
Campus Community Gardens
Univ. of Victoria, West of Saunders Complex
Our Backyard Garden
820 View St.
Brian Bothwell 250-385-3352