local grocers

Aubergine Specialty Foods

Berryman Brothers Meats LTD

  • Still open 10am - 3pm and taking orders! They've been busier than usual though, so they appreciate your patience. Farm store now with protective plexiglass barrier. Make your order at www.berrymanfarms.ca
  • They are now delivering from 8am until well into the evening, SEVEN days a week!

Deep Cove Market

Farm and Field Butchers

Lifestyle Markets

  • Open with limited hours Monday to Friday and taking online orders (if you can’t place an order, it means they have reached their quota for the day).
  • Their store in the Cook Street Village is open from 11AM to 6PM daily!

The Local General Store

Local Urban Bites

Pepper's Foods

  • Open 7 am – 7 pm daily with customer limits. If you are a senior or vulnerable, they are open for you between 7 – 8 am.
  • Need a sanitizer top-up? Well they have you covered! Bulk handrub formulation from Wayward Distillery... bring them your container and they'll refill it for you.

Red Barn Market

  • Esquimalt's new Store Hours have begun Monday-Friday: 6AM-8PM
    Saturday-Sunday: 8AM-8PM Visit them at 1310 Esquimalt Rd Oak Bay store is now open daily 7AM-8PM at 1933 Oak Bay Ave. New Products now available on the Red Barn App! Order for Contactless Curbside Pick Up at Vanalman 11AM-2PM ORDER: On the Red Barn App or at www.redbarn.moduurn.com

The Root Cellar

  • Currently open 8am-8pm, 7 days a week. Their busiest hours of operation are from 11am-5pm, with their highest customer counts from 2-5pm. Avoid these shopping times if you can. They are strongly suggesting that the first hour of the day 8-9am is the ideal time for the elderly or vulnerable to do their shopping (if they don't have someone to do it for them).
  • Online ordering for contactless curbside pick up is now available! Visit this link and then:
    • place your order online
    • select your pick up date & time
    • arrive at said date/time
    • park in designated area near our receiving area
    • our team will note your plate # and collect your order
    • you get to hang out in your car and listen to your fave podcast
    • when we approach please pop your trunk
    • we say hello & load your groceries (masked and with freshly sanitized hands)
    • you close your trunk and drive off into the sunset! ** YES you can order green sauce online, we can’t have you going into withdrawal.
  • Stay up to date with their newsletter at www.therootcellar.ca
    • @RootCellar
    • 1286 McKenzie Ave (at the corner of Blenkinsop),
      Victoria, BC

So many of our local businesses are struggling right now and need our help! Here’s some information about local grocers and how you can support them:

If you see any changes or updates that need to be made, or know of a business that should be added,

please email the details to fed@synergyfoundation.ca

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We are absolutely honoured to be living and working on the traditional territories of the Lekwungen peoples, specifically the Songhees and Esquimalt Nations, whose relationship with the land continues to teach and inspire us to this day.