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    Arbutus Ridge Farms

    They make salads the way you would make at home, when you had the time. Many of their ingredients come from Canada and most of those from Vancouver Island and British Columbia mainland. They produce fresh daily and do not add MSG and use natural preservatives when possible. Their Sweet Bean, Coleslaw Vinaigrette, Mediterranean Bulgur and Egyptian Kamut are preserved […]

  • Aromatic Creation

    When Leanna founded AromaticCreation.com, she knew she wanted to create a company that meant something. After almost three decades of study in the field of natural health, Leanna saw that there was a need for a company that had a genuine concern for customers and offered affordable products without compromising on quality. We have developed only […]

  • Babe’s Honey

    Babe’s Honey Farm was founded in 1945 by Babe & Charlie Warren with a small loan from a credit union and single beehive Charlie found in the forest. They spent their lives building Western Canada’s favorite bee farm and provided Vancouver Island with local honey for over 60 years. Babe’s Honey reopened in 2012 and […]

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    Bake My Day

    Bake My Day was born from Dale’s love of cooking and baking. Over the years, she has had opportunities to hone her cooking skills by catering for lodges in South Africa and on Vancouver Island. While working in an office but longing to pursue her baking passion, her friends and her husband Alan encouraged her […]

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    Better Seafood Supply Ltd

    Welcome to local and sustainable seafood sourcing for Victoria and Vancouver Island. They serve Vancouver Island restaurants and Country Grocer with a full range of the best our local waters have to offer.

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    C & C Growers

    Located in the heart of the Blenkinsop Valley, Victoria B.C, C & C Growers offers superior garden plants at competitive prices. Specializing in a large array of perennials, spring bedding and hanging baskets, they provide a stunning product. Environmentally aware, quality focused and locally employed!

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    Cinnabar Valley Farms

    Cinnabar Valley Farms Ltd has been a leading Potting Soil Manufacturer and Distributor on Vancouver Island for over 30 years. They produce a wide variety of gardening products including Potting Mixes, Compost, Manures, Ocean plus Earth, and Mulches.   They pride themselves on our premium Vancouver Island products, personal customer service, and competitive prices. Look for the Country […]

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    Coastal Black

    They are an award winning 600 acre estate fruit winery nestled at the base of Mt. Washington on the outskirts of the beautiful Comox Valley. Their family farm is made up of four generations living and working together to produce product of the highest standard, whether it be wine, fresh market fruit, raw honey or […]

  • CraveStevia

    CraveStevia Canada is the home to some of of the highest quality, natural organic products on the market. They specialize in all-natural sweeteners-“great tasting healthy sugar substitutes, packaged for consumers’ convenience and delivered to you  so you have a perfect product”. CraveStevia is processed by Global Flo Sales Ltd. (GFS) in Nanaimo, B.C. in accordance […]

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    Creekmore’s Coffee

    Creekmore’s Coffee is a hands-on family business, owned and operated by Elaine and David Creekmore. Deciding to combine their skills and build a family business, they learned to roast coffee together. The first roastery was set up on the property of friends Jean Wilson and John Traynor, in a converted horse stable behind their organic bakery “La […]

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    Critters Cookies

    Critters Cookies began with one woman’s passion to make her dog healthy, locally sourced treats. Owner, Linda Parker, has since expanded sales from Farmer Markets into pet food stores, pet spas, feed and supply stores, and many more! Linda’s goal is to have every canine (big or small) fall in love with her holistic Critters Cookies […]

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    Cure Soaps

    Made with 100% all-natural ingredients Cure Soaps leaves your skin soft, hydrated and healthy. They use only the best of nature’s oils to keep your complexion clear and your skin glowing. All of their products have ZERO preservatives, synthetic fragrances and colours. It’s as simple as that.

  • Denman Island Chocolate

    Denman Island Chocolate – Canada’s organic chocolate company. Our chocolate bars are made with the finest organic ingredients – bittersweet chocolate, freshly toasted hazelnuts, dark roasted espresso beans, candied ginger, tangy dried raspberries, and pure natural mint, orange and rosemary essences. Denman Island Chocolate bars are made with organic FairTrade chocolate with a high (63% […]

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    Eatmore Sprouts & Greens

    Their mission is to provide fresh, locally grown, organic sprouts, year-round in the Comox Valley and beyond for a happier, healthier planet. Eatmore Sprouts is a family run business, and owners Glenn and Carmen Wakeling have two wonderful kids who have been raised eating sprouts and greens. The Eatmore family includes 45 employees, some who […]

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    Eugene’s Hummus and Tzatziki

    The founder of Eugene’s Greek Restaurant, Evgeni (Eugene) Vassiliadis arrived in Victoria from his home in the bustling port of Piraeus (outside of Athens) with wife Paschalina (Lina) and two young sons, Elefterios (Terry) and Pantelis (Lee) in November 1974.  Only nine-year old Terry understood English and was able to help other family members to […]

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    Eurosa Farms

    Eurosa Farms was started 30 years ago by Hans and Debbie Bulk. Hans had just recently immigrated from Holland and he and his wife decided that Brentwood Bay would be an ideal place to carry on the family trade of growing roses.

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    FATSO

    Hi, I’m Jill! And I’m the founder and CEO of Fatso Peanut Butter. I love a good, all-natural peanut butter, but I wanted it to work harder for me. Almond and cashew butters are great but way too pricey. So I thought, ‘Why don’t I just make peanut butter…better? I went back to the drawing […]

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    FoodyBiz

    Born and raised in British Columbia Susan always had a passion for gardening, food, animals and the beautiful outdoors. Raised on an 180-acre Agricultural farm was the beginning of why she is here today growing Microgreens in her micro-mini farm. Getting her hands back in the dirt is what gets her up in the morning. […]

  • Fredrich’s Honey

    Fredrich’s Honey has been producing Vancouver Island honey, pollen and propolis since 1966. Master Beekeeper Theo Fredrich Sr. has been beekeeping for over 60 years and is as passionate today about beekeeping and making honey as he was when he first began.

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    Galey Farms

    Don Galey purchased 50 acres of farm land in the late 1930’s and he became the 9th permanent resident of Cordova Bay. Galey Farms now grows thousands of tons of produce annually for the people of Vancouver Island, on 300 acres at several Victoria area locations as well as the Blenkinsop Valley.

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    Gerard’s Specialty Foods

    Gerard P. Burg 1934 – 2017 Gerard’s Specialty Foods Ltd. is a family operation, started in Lake Cowichan in the summer of 2012. Our Founder, President and CEO, Gerard Burg (Gerry) was a Master Pastry Chef, with over 60 years experience and actually developed his concept of ‘beef strudel‘ in his native country, the Netherlands. […]

  • Gobind Farms

    Owned by the Dheenshaw family for over 30 years, Gobind farm specializes in seasonal fresh picked berries. Located on 90 Acres on the Saanich Peninsula, Gobind Farms is the top producer of seasonal Berries on Vancouver Island. They also boast the widest variety of berries. They grow; Strawberries, Blackberries, Raspberries, Boysenberries, Tayberries, Loganberries and Blueberries. Pick […]

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    Good Life Juice

    VANCOUVER ISLAND’S JUICE CLEANSE Reset.  Reboot.  Heal your body.

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    Happy Paws

    Happy Paws a Natural Pet Food company, was founded on June 2nd, 1996 in Victoria, B.C., Canada. Our holistic and wholesome pet food, with certified organic veggies and fruit, has been explicitly developed by us and a veterinarian to produce a complete, tasty, and nutritionally balanced diet. The lamb formula is for dogs, and the chicken […]

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    Hardy Buoys Smoked Salmon

    Hardy Buoys Smoked Fish Inc. was founded in 1994 by Bruce and Carol Dirom. What started as a hobby, a way for Bruce to supplement his young family’s income has evolved into one of the largest employers in Port Hardy.

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    Harmonic Arts

    Located on beautiful Vancouver Island BC, Harmonic Arts is a growing plant medicine company. They were founded in 2008 by Clinical Herbalists Yarrow and Angela Willard. Their passion for the medicinal power of plants inspires them to evolve their diverse botanical dispensary and develop a wide offering of unique herbal formulations.

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    Hee Haw Horseradish

    Hee-Haw Damn Hot and Double Damn Hot All Natural HorseRadishes are made from simple ingredients with no fillers and are the increasingly hottest horseradishes we’ve ever made…and you’ve probably every tried! They’re also wickedly good tasting. Truly perfect small batch, gourmet pairings to the finest cuts of meat. Try us, you’ll see! Ingredients: Fresh Peeled […]

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    Hertel’s Meats

    Hertel’s Meats has a tradition of only the finest products made with care. Family owned and operated on Vancouver Island since 1967. Naturally smoked and cured with no additives. Hertel’s Meats. Country Fresh, naturally the best.

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    Hilltop Greenhouses

    Hilltop Greenhouses is solely owned by Richard Murray. Born and raised in Victoria, BC; Richard and his Management Team are passionate about growing quality product and providing customer service above and beyond your expectations.   Find them at your favourite store today!

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    Holland Avenue Nursery and Landscaping

    Holland Avenue Nursery and Landscaping (formerly R&R Nursery) has long been known for its unique contribution to the wholesale plant market on Vancouver Island. Combining dedicated care with skill, they design and grow high quality bedding,

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    Hornby Island Bars

    We grew up hiking, biking, swimming and paddling in the most beautiful place in the world: Hornby Island, British Columbia. We were fuelled by Irah’s mother’s homemade energy balls as we headed out into nature. Not much has changed. We are a bit older, but we are still making Hornby Organic Energy Bars based on […]

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    Hornby Island Pate

    The Pâté comes in two delicious varieties, Red pepper and Garlic / Herb, This fantastic product has grown in popularity ever since it was launched and is vegetarian, non-dairy as well as gluten and soy free.

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    Icefield Water

    Treat yourself to pure and refreshing water from Vancouver Island.  Fanny Bay to be exact!  Perfect for drinking or cooking.

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    Island Bakery

    Island Bakery is your local Vancouver Island choice for premium quality bread.
    100% Family owned and family operated since 1982. Bread made with Certified Organic Grains Whole Grains “Wholesome and Healthy Never Tasted So Good”

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    Island Bison

    Island Bison is a small family farm located in Black Creek, found in the shadow of Mount Washington, approximately a 20 minute drive north of Courtenay.  Their goal is to raise the healthiest red meat for their family, friends, and customers. Grandma and Grandpa Watson, Mom and Dad Vance, and the 4 children all pitch […]

  • Island Eggs

    Island Eggs is a family-owned and operated business that has been handling eggs on Vancouver Island for more than 60 years. Started by the Jensen family, Island Eggs is responsible for grading and packaging the eggs that are produced only by farmers on the Island and across the province. Island Eggs sells its packaged eggs […]

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    Island Farmhouse Poultry

    Island Farmhouse Poultry Ltd. was established in 2004 by Lyle and Fiona Young. The Young’s are award winning fourth generation farmers in the Cowichan Valley and are widely recognized as the Island’s top producers of speciality chicken and duck.

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    Island Farms

    At Island Farms, they’ve been proudly serving up the taste of freshness since 1944. Everything they provide is crafted with care, using the freshness and goodness that comes from your local BC dairy.

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    Island Nut Roastery

    Made in small batches with only the highest-quality ingredients and no additives, our nut butters and mixes are as fresh as the air we breathe here on the West Coast. Ground, mixed, glazed, or spiced, we know you’ll be able to taste the Coastal freshness, quality, and care in every Island Roastery Nut.

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    Island Pastures Beef

    Island Pastures Beef Producers are committed to deliver premium bred, healthy, Vancouver Island and Denman Island born and grass fed beef, with their promise to produce and deliver the finest in quality, taste and nutrition in an ethical and ecologically sustainable manner to our customers. Their Mission Provide local Beef Producers the opportunity to grow […]

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    Kaliwags Dog Treats

    Dawn and Kali Wags: A Woman Finds Her Joy Kali, a Golden Labrador, came into my life in 2003 and right away, I sought treats that were as healthy as the foods which I fed her. Finding a healthy treat that she would love posed a real challenge. There were no treats where the first […]

  • Level Ground Trading

    In 1997, four families came together with the idea of improving the lives of disadvantaged producers through trade. Our mission is to trade fairly and directly with small-scale producers in developing countries, offering customers ethical choices. They shake the hands that farm the land. – Direct Fair Trade coffee, dried fruit, cane sugar, tea, vanilla, […]

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    Little Qualicum Cheeseworks

    In January 1999, Clarke and Nancy Gourlay with their 3 boys returned from Switzerland where they had been living for several years. Inspired by the magnificent Swiss cheeses, they set out to learn and practice the ancient and noble art of cheesemaking. The cool moist climate in the shadow of Vancouver Island’s Mt. Arrowsmith proved […]

  • Lone Pine Farms

    Lone Pine Farms on Denman Island is one our Island Pastures Beef suppliers.  No growth hormones are used ever!  Doug Wright is one of the ranchers at Lone Pine Farms and oversees the 100 cattle. Doug has been on the farm since the 1950’s as originally it was his father’s farm.

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    Louis Pasture Pork Crisps

    In May 2015 two sisters, Jennifer & Tamara, decided to switch to a paleo diet focusing on protein rich meats and fish, vegetables and fruit. They soon realized their snacking options were limited. Not to be dissuaded so easily, they decided to make their own. Using local, ethically raised pork, they started making their own […]

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    McClintock’s Farm

    McClintock’s Farm was established in 1988 with the purchase of 23 acres in Dove Creek.  Within the first few years they bought four cows and calves, put in some blueberry plants and learned a lot about farming – often the hard way! Over the next ten years, the beef herd expanded, they planted more blueberries […]

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    Melinda’s Biscotti

    Starting in a rental kitchen Melinda’s Biscotti began with six customers and three flavours.  Now the business has grown to serve over a million pieces in hundreds of locations beyond BC, all coming from a small bakery on the end of a peninsula on beautiful Vancouver Island.

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    Michell Farms

    Michell’s Farm is a sixth generation family owned and operated farm that has been growing on the Saanich Peninsula for over 150 years. They grow over 50 varieties of fruits and vegetables as well as hay, grain and pasture raised beef. Since it was originally established in the 1880’s, Michell’s Farm has grown from a 100 […]

  • Mitchell’s Soup Company

    Mitchell’s Soup Company is a family operated business located in the Cowichan Valley. They specialize in making delicious recipes that don’t just nourish the body, but the mind and soul, too. They take pride knowing that all their recipes are created using the highest-quality ingredients and are triple tested in their homes, before they’re packaged […]

  • Moonshine Mama’s Tonics and Elixers

    OUR STORY I remember the day in March 2011 when my doctor delivered her news: stage 3 cancer. The diagnosis piqued me to consider my next steps. I had complete faith that by combining conventional and alternative treatments I could create wellness for myself. That faith was the spark that has lit my path ever […]

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    Mount Newton Floral Wholesale

    Mt. Newton is a floral wholesaler, grower, bouquet supplier and distributor. They carry a wide selection of local and imported flowers, floral greens, tropical flowers and potted plants. Their imported products come from all over the world and they maintain strong relationships with all our growers.

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    Natural Pastures

    A story lies behind this line of fine, hand made, award winning, specialty cheese. It is one rooted in the wisdom of simpler times. Natural Pastures story is about green meadows, happy cows, fresh thinking and age-old cheese making traditions taking place in the lush landscape of Vancouver Island’s Comox Valley. Natural Pastures specialty artisan cheeses […]

  • Nutristart

    NutriStart™ was founded in 1997 to provide you with the most effective nutritional supplements to help you achieve an optimal healthy lifestyle. The company started with NutriPods and gradually evolved into a full line of products.

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    Okanagan Harvest

    Okanagan Harvest is a family farm located in the beautiful South Okanagan Valley in Oliver, BC. Greg and Chris Norton are third generation farmers of the Norton farm established in 1923 and supplies Country Grocer with their beautiful cherries and peaches.

  • Old Victoria Water Company

    Old Victoria Water Company is a 100% Vancouver Island owned and operated company. They have been proudly serving their customers on Vancouver Island, Gulf Islands and the Sunshine Coast since 1989.

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    Outrageous Edibles and Bedibles

    Outrageous Edibles & Bedibles is a British Columbia wholesale plant nursery growing a wide variety of high-quality bedding plants, vegetable starters and herbs available at retail locations throughout Vancouver Island and The Gulf Islands.  Find them at Country Grocer!

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    Paradise Island Foods Inc

    For over 35 years, Paradise Island Foods Inc has produced and distributed dairy products and dairy alternatives with a core focus on natural and organic options. Sticking true to their Vancouver Island roots, and unlike most food-production companies, their passion for quality transcends into their relationship with the environment. From production, packaging, and distribution, their […]

  • Pet Treat Bakery

    At Pet Treat Bakery they make everything themselves, using wholesome, natural, human grade ingredients – no food colour, no chemical preservatives and no fillers. They don’t use ‘mixes’ prepared frozen bits or processed food ingredients. They use high quality Cananda Grade A meats for their dehydrated products. Their chicken product is sourced from the Fraser Valley, […]

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    Phillip’s Soda Works

    Craft-brewed since 2012. Phillips Soda Works was founded by Phillips Brewing Company in 2012 and built on the simple premise that our commitment to hand-brewing craft beer with real ingredients could extend to soda. They will never use cheap corn syrups, artificial colours or flavours in their sodas. Instead, their recipes are built from actual […]

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    Portofino Bakery

    Portofino Bakery Portofino Bakery is a wholesale bakery located on the Saanich Peninsula.  Started in 2001 by Jaap Verbeke as a retail bakery in Broadmead Village. In 2004 with multiple requests from customers for wholesale orders, Portofino acquired a small wholesale bakery and shifted its entire production to wholesale.  It was at that time that […]

  • Purely Salt Spring

    My Story Genevieve Price and her family arrived on Salt Spring Island in the mid ‘80s on a house-hunting mission from rural Calgary. Her artist parents were on a mission to find a more sustainable way of life for their young family. The ride over on the ferry and the port at Fulford Harbour nearly […]

  • Purica

    Purica is the coming together of “Pure” and “Care”. From its inception, the name was meant to reflect the natural purity and quality of the products and the comprehensive care put into these formulations. The Purica mission is to empower their consumers to live life to the fullest with these natural supplements and positive lifestyle […]

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    Rages Farm

    Rages Farm is one of the staple family farms of Vancouver Island. It sits nestled in the scenic Beaver Creek are of the Alberni Valley along the Stamp River. Patricia and Ivar Rage started the farm back in the early 1960’s.

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    Rumble

    Living with a condition, Paul had a need for optimal nutrition and was struggling to find a tasty, nourishing drink, powered by natural goodness. After a visit to his local natural grocer confirmed there was nothing available that checked all the boxes, he knew he was on to something: Paul laced up his apron and […]

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    Salt Spring Bagels

    Salt Spring Bagels has been making authentic, traditional, boiled bagels on Salt Spring Island for twenty years now. The bagels are now baked at a rural wholesale bakery and sold at local coffee shops, or are available to purchase by the bag at Country Grocer.  Buy some today!

  • Salt Spring Coffee

    Salt Spring Coffee has grown a lot since the early days of 1996.  The owners were born and grew up on idyllic Salt Spring Island – a beautiful Gulf Island on the West Coast of BC. Today, their roasting and packaging facility and head office is located in Richmond, BC. From this central location, they […]

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    Salt Spring Harvest Pate

    Salt Spring Harvest végé-pâtés are made by hand on Salt Spring Island using organic, gluten free ingredients, in a dedicated gluten free kitchen. With a base of sunflower seeds and root vegetables, our végé-pâtés have a soft but substantial texture that’s perfect for spreading on sandwiches, sprinkling on salad or sliced on a charcuterie plate. […]

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    Sproutalicious Cookies

    They founded their company with that vision,  that all at Sproutalicious are passionate and understand that nourishing plant based food is good for their bodies and essential for a healthy global environment. Their inspiration and commitment is to create the most nutrient rich food possible, every ingredient they select is chosen for its functional quality […]

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    Tannadice Farms

    At Tannadice Farms, they take great pride in producing high quality, succulent meats that are enjoyed by our friends and neighbours across Vancouver Island. They’ve been a part of the Comox Valley for more than 35 years.

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    Tree Island Yogurt

    As microbiologists and whole food enthusiasts, the owners  started Tree Island in 2012 after returning from France where they tasted artisan yogurt made with fresh, whole milk. Nothing comparable existed in BC, so they set-out to create it themselves. They are now making grass-fed, artisan yogurt at their production plant in the Comox Valley. They […]

  • Triple Smoke

    Award Winning Artisan made craft seasonings Family owned, located on Vancouver island bc Gluten-free, no msg and preservative free Spices are smoked with real wood All natural ingredients

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    Vancouver Island Farm Products

    Vancouver Island Produce Ltd. represents farmers from all over Vancouver Island who are dedicated to supplying fresh, premium-quality produce to numerous retail grocers and markets throughout Vancouver Island.

  • Vancouver Island Salt Sompany

    After a decade travelling the world as a chef, my young family decided to plant our roots on beautiful Vancouver Island. Surrounded by pristine ocean waters, I wondered why Canada did not have its own Sea Salt. A friend told me that “if it could be done, it would be done”… Well, that sounded like […]

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    Vanillablossom

    Vanillablossom Flavors is a father & son partnership who formally became Vanillablossom Flavors in 2005. Larry Best has 35 years experience in the manufacturing of food products particularly vanilla and spices.

  • VanillaBlossom Flavors

    They formally became Vanillablossom Flavors in 2005. Larry Best has 35 years experience in the manufacturing of food products particularly vanilla and spices. David Best grew up in the vanilla and spice factory and has been around it his whole life; he has done every job you can imagine in the factory as well as […]

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    Victorian Acres Farm

    Victorian Acres Farm is a family hands on farm within the Comox Valley in the heart of Dove Creek. They raise natural free run turkeys and chickens and ranged grassfed and finished beef.

  • West Coast Micro Greens

    West Coast Micro Greens Inc. provides specialized farming consulting, installation, equipment and educational services. They work with communities, schools, governments, non-profit organizations, urban farmers and commercial growers to achieve better results in farming. Their goal is to share their patented growing system and form a network of micro farms internationally that provide a reliable source […]