Your ‘Shop Local’ Christmas Guide for the Fraser Valley and Beyond!

November 15, 2012 | By

Shop Local this Christmas…

Shop at these great BC locations for Christmas!When you shop local you support neighbourhood businesses, you promote sustainable food products, and you receive health benefits in return. Knowing where to go and who-sells-what can be a bit of a hunt however, so I wanted to take the work off of your Christmas calendar this year, and give you the “lay of the land”.

This Christmas stuff your stockings with sustainable choices, and locally grown turkey’s with all the fixin’s. In addition, introduce your friends and loved ones to products that are fresh and flavourful!


Anita’s Organic Grain & Flour Mill

43615 Yale Road

Chilliwack,  BC  V2R 4J6

Anita’s provides fresh, stone-ground whole-grain flours, all-purpose flours, ancient grains, cereals, and mixes.

 

BC Fresh

4363 King Street

Delta,  BC  V4K 0A5

BCfresh root vegetables are meticulously grown on 32 family farms throughout the Fraser Valley.

 

Big Bear Ranch

Lincoln Road 5647

Horsefly,  BC  V0L 1L0

Certified Organic beef, pork, lamb, poultry, dog food, honey. Order online. Delivered to Lower Mainland 6-8 times/year.

 

C Restaurant

1600 Howe Street

Vancouver,  BC  V6Z 1R8

C Restaurant is an industry leader in working with top-quality sustainable seafood.

 

Canadian Hazelnut

6682 Lougheed Highway

Agassiz,  BC  V0M 1A1

Certified Organic hazelnuts and hazelnut products. Year round retail and u-pick in the fall.

 

Choices Markets

Multiple Locations

Choices Markets is a 100% BC- owned and operated company dedicated to supporting local food producers.

 

Common Ground Community Farm

7354 North Fraser Way

Burnaby,  BC  V5J 4Z4

This transitionally organic farm has farm fresh produce for you to buy directly from their farm or through their CSA program. They also sell at the Oak Street Farmers Markets and to select restaurants.

 

Estevan Tuna Co.

4098 Gartley Point Road

Courtenay,  BC  V9N 9T2

Family-based fishing business in the Comox Valley on Vancouver Island,  specializing in BC Wild Albacore Tuna.

 

Forstbauer Family Natural Food Farm

49350 Prairie Central Rd

Chilliwack,  BC  V2P 6H3

This biodynamic farm is Certified Organic, offering fresh vegetables, fresh & frozen berries, beef & eggs.

 

Glenwood Valley Farms

2438 210 Street

Langley,  BC  V2Z 2A9

Long English cucumbers, mini cukes, eggplants, mini peppers, hot and spicy peppers and crescendo red peppers. We also process home made pickles and preserves.

 

Glorious Organics Co-op

Aldergrove,  BC

Certified Organic salad greens, vegetables, herbs and edible flowers. We sell to restaurants, at farmers markets & offer a CSA.

 

Goat’s Pride Dairy

30854 Olund Road

Abbotsford,  BC  V4X 1Z9

Certified Organic goat dairy, our milk, yogurts and cheeses are hand made on our farm.

 

Hopcott Premium Meats

18385 Dewdney Trunk Rd

Pitt Meadows,  BC  V3Y 2R9

Hopcott sells our own natural beef, plus sausages, jerky, deli meats, local pork, free run chicken and produce.

 

Meadowfresh Dairy

1373 Kebet Way

Port Coquitlam,  BC  V3C 6G1

Foodservice sales: milk, cream, butter, margarine, yogurt, sour cream, cheese, eggs, soya beverages, egg nog, mixes.

 

Painted River Farm

218 Barnston Island

Surrey,  BC  V4N 4R1

Family owned and operated natural beef producer located on Vancouver’s Barnston Island on the Fraser River. SPCA Certified.

 

Queen Charlotte Seafoods

907-8080 Cambie Rd

Richmond,  BC  V6X OC1

Wild salmon comes from Haida Gwaii, caught sustainably. Visit our website to see the variety of products we offer.

 

Raincoast Trading

9398 Alaska Way

Delta,  BC  V4C 4R8

Sustainably caught, canned salmon and tuna.

 

Rockweld Farm

34205 Townshipline Rd

Abbotsford,  BC

Certified Organic, SPCA certified chickens and eggs.

 

Sumas Mountain Farms

32500 South Fraser Highway

Abbotsford,  BC  V2T 4W1

Sumas Mountain Farms is the only 100% certified organic “grass-fed & finished” beef producer in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia, in the heart of the Fraser Valley.

 

The Organic Grocer

7380 King George Hwy

Surrey,  BC  V3W 5A5

The Organic Grocer is an award- winning, certified organic, natural food store in Surrey.

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Andrew is a West Coast enthusiast through and through. He is a native of the area that you will often find adventuring on one of the many sea to sky activities that abound in the Fraser Valley. Along with being in love with the place he calls home, Andrew is a well known and respected Realtor focusing on helping others to find their own perfect home in Langley, Surrey, White Rock and beyond! Visit www.yourperfecthomebc.ca to find your perfect home.

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