Looking for fresh produce, baked goods and so much more?

Make it local and Buy BC online. Whether you’re a consumer in search of local food, or a farmer or food producer looking to sell your product, this list of e-commerce food platforms has you covered!

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BCLocalRoot.ca:

  • Platform description: An online grocery platform for BC food and beverage products with delivery and curbside pick-up, that was created in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Products sold: Baked goods, beverages, cereals & snack foods, dairy & eggs, dressing, dips & sauces, fruit & vegetables, meat & poultry, plant-based proteins, pantry items, prepared meals
  • Service areas: Metro-Vancouver
  • Membership fees: No membership fees; free delivery; minimum $75 purchase for delivery and a minimum $50 purchase for curbside pick-up.
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Coho Market:

  • Platform description: Coho Market was developed by the Coho Commissary to celebrate local small business makers and producers. More than 200 items from 30 local brands are available, with delivery all across Metro-Vancouver.
  • Products sold: Baked goods, beverages, cereals & snack foods, dairy & eggs, dressing, dips & sauces, fruit & vegetables, meat & poultry, plant-based proteins, pantry items, prepared meals
  • Service areas: Metro-Vancouver
  • Membership fees: Commissary memberships start at $750
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Cow-Op:

  • Platform description: A non-profit farmer and food processor co-operative offering an online marketplace for locally grown and harvested food in the Cowichan Valley. Home delivery is offered within the Cowichan Valley and pick up is available in Victoria.
  • Products sold: Baked goods, beverages, cereals & snack food, dairy & eggs, dressings, dips & sauces, fish & seafood, fruits & vegetables, meat & poultry, pantry items, prepared meals, pet food & supplements
  • Service areas: Cowichan Valley & Victoria
  • Membership fees: No membership fees
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Curb Appeal Plants:

  • Platform description: The first online plant shop to offer free shipping with no minimums. Increase the value and beauty of your home this season with premium BC-grown indoor, patio, and garden plants and accessories.
  • Products sold: Plants & accessories
  • Service areas: Canada
  • Membership fees: No membership fees
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DirectFood.Store:

  • Platform description: An online marketplace to offer scheduled delivery of fresh produce from local farmers directly to consumers and restaurants.
  • Products sold: Baked goods, dairy & eggs, fruits & vegetables, meat & poultry, fish & seafood
  • Service areas: Serving Chilliwack to Vancouver – expanding across Canada soon
  • Membership fees: No membership fees; $49 one time sign-up fee
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FoodMesh:

  • Platform description: An online, self-serve, business-to-business (B2B) marketplace for businesses to safely donate or sell their surplus food. Any business or charity may register to become part of the network.
  • Products sold: Baked goods, beverages, cereals & snack food, dairy & eggs, dressings, dips & sauces, fish & seafood, fruits & vegetables, meat & poultry, pantry items, prepared meals
  • Service areas: BC & Canada wide
  • Membership fees: No membership fees; a small service fee on sales only
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Freshline:

  • Platform description: An online market to buy wholesale food ingredients, along with tools for suppliers to manage inventory, build an online presence, and simplify order fulfillment.
  • Products sold: Fish & seafood, fruits & vegetables, meat & poultry, pantry items.
  • Service areas: Greater Vancouver Regional District
  • Membership fees: No membership fees
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Kootenay Farm to Folk:

  • Platform description: An online marketplace based in Cranbrook, BC that specializes in local organic produce, baked goods, meats, eggs, honey, coffee, teas, preserves and food boxes.
  • Products sold: Baked goods, cereal & snack food, dairy & eggs, fruits & vegetables, meat & poultry, pantry items
  • Service areas: Cranbrook, Kimberley, Fernie, Sparwood, Elkford, Crowsnest Pass and surrounding areas
  • Membership fees: No membership fees
  • Contact info: 250-417-5507 or

Local Line:

  • Platform description: An e-commerce and delivery software platform for farmers and farmers markets. We help farmers sell online, access new markets, and organize their order fulfillment processes.
  • Products sold: Baked goods, cereal & snack food, dairy & eggs, dressing, dips & sauces, fish & seafood, meat & poultry, pantry items, prepared meals
  • Service areas: BC & Canada wide
  • Membership fees: Ranges between $0 – $95/month
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My Farms:

  • Platform description: An online produce marketplace to buy and sell from the comfort of your own home. Orders can be delivered to your door or picked up at select locations.
  • Products sold: Baked goods, cereal & snack food, dairy & eggs, dressings, dips & sauces, fruits & vegetables, meat & poultry, pantry items
  • Service areas: Delivery is set by each farmer and is indicated online
  • Membership fees: No membership fees; 8% fee to farmers on online sales
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