What's Fresh?
January 2018

on South Vancouver Island, BC Canada

apples, beets, bok choy, broccoli, brussel sprouts, carrots, cauliflower, cabbage, chinese cabbage, garlic, kale, kiwi, lettuce, microgreens, mushrooms, onions, parsley, parsnip, pumpkin, potatoes, rutabaga, shallots, swiss chard, turnip, winter squash


Why Eat Local?

When you make the choice to support locally grown & produced foods, you:

  • protect farmland, ensuring local food security
  • support & grow community
  • preserve artisan & heritage practices
  • make greater connections to your food
  • enjoy fresh, naturally ripened & nutritious food
  • slow down & savor the goodness

The Get Fresh Guide connects eaters with the growers, producers, suppliers & supporters of fresh, local food & drink; plus responsibly sourced farm direct products.


we grow it

We are the farmers that grow your food & ethically raise animals

we make it

We are your local makers: beer, cider, wine, spirits, artisan products & foods

we provide it

Vendors of local wares: liquor stores, markets and grocery shops

we serve it

Serving local food from downtown Victoria BC to North Saanich


we live it

We are the people that live & share the get fresh way of life

we source it

When it can't be grown here, we fairly source farm direct products from afar


Supporting local food networks through celebration & community

food trucks

Roving local food purveyors keep you getting fresh on the go



news & events

Pick up your guide & prepare to Get Fresh



10 Acres
Babe's Honey Farm
Berryman Farm
Biophilia Shop
Bright Greens
Compost Education Centre
Deep Cove Market

de Vine Wines & Spirits
Dig This (Oak Bay)
Driftwood Brewery
Esquimalt Farmers Market
Fairfield Market & Cafe + Play
Farm + Field Butchers
Fernwood Coffee
Fernwood NRG

FreshCoast Health Food Bar
Fry's Bakery
Haliburton Community Farm
Harvest Rd.
Lifestyle Markets
Madrona Organic Farm

McTavish Academy of Art
Monterey Centre
The Market Garden
Moss Street Market
Nezza Naturals
Oak Bay Seafood


Get Fresh @ the Market

Gather up your baskets & reusable bags & head on down to your local market to stock up on fresh fruit & veg, baking, crafts & more.

Esquimalt Farmers Market
Thursday Nights 4:30 to 7:30pm

Goldstream Market
Closed for the season. Open May 2018.

Moss Street Market
Saturdays 10am to 2pm

North Saanich Farm Market
Closed for the season. Open June 2018.

Oaklands Sunset Market
Closed for the season. Open June 2018.

Saanich Sunday Farmers Market
Closed for the season. Open July 2018.

Sidney Street Market
Closed for the season. Open May 2018. 

Sooke Country Market
Closed for the season. Open May 2018.


Get Fresh on Wheels

On the run & looking for some fresh & local snacks to power your day?

Find your favourite local food truck:

Deadbeetz Fresh Food Truck
@Newcombe Square (behind the Royal BC Museum)
Monday to Saturday 11am to 3pm

FreshCoast Health Food Truck
Follow us on facebook to find the truck

@Moss St., Oaklands & Esquimalt Markets


Buying Local Feels Good

The deeper we dive into our local communities the richer our relationships and experiences become.

Shopping local is a joyful endeavour where we can slow down and appreciate the
bounty from the land and treasure the skillfull creation of fabulous food by local artisans.