Harvest Community Foods
243 Union St | 604-682-8851 $$ | Market@harvestunion | Visit website
Harvest Community Foods began as a community project, in which a public vote chose to use the space as a local foods grocery. Celebrated chef Andrea Carlson is at the helm, crafting bowls of hot ramen noodles and stocking shelves with locally made products, artisan foods and fresh seasonal produce.
501 E Georgia St | 604-558-1644 $$ | Market
At this charming community hub, you can stock up on local BC produce and essential provisions. Finch’s prepares meticulously crafted sandwiches, seasonal salads, and fresh baked goods. Lunch is prepared fresh at their Strathcona location.
The Dirty Apron
620 Quebec St | 604-563-1700 $$ | Italian@pazzochow | Visit website
A small, Italian food-retail spot (and home of popular Classic Tomato "Sugo Sauce") offering fresh pizza dough, artisan ice cream, pastas and house-made food-to-go. Daily specials are announced on Instagram: @PazzoChow. Must try: Nutella Rosemary Focaccia Bread.
The Wilder Snail
799 Keefer St | 604-216-0640 $ | Market Cafe| Visit website