Together Apart highlights small businesses who are open in the Ottawa area. This includes grocery, breweries, and various other services such as fitness and therapy. This list is being updated regularly.
Good Food Ottawa highlights many places where you can buy food from local Ottawa companies. It highlights both options for families who are struggling to afford food, and those who have resources to buy their own.
The Ottawa Good Food Box is a joint initiative to support Ottawa households who have limited financial and physical access to fresh fruit and vegetables. They offer a weekly home delivery of a $20 box which contains enough produce for a family of 4-5 people. This is designed for low-income and vulnerable community members. You can also donate a box to a family in need.
The Buchipop Burrow Shop supports local growers, makers and small businesses and now offers curbside pick-up in Little Italy or delivery across Ottawa ($15 fee). You can also donate online to the Parkdale Food Centre. They have a very user-friendly website where you can shop by category or by vendor.
The Kaladar Market is offering fresh and local produce, dairy and meat for curbside pick-up and delivery. You can get next-day delivery if you order before 5pm. They do have a minimum order of $99 for delivery and $45 for pick up though.
Produce Brother's offer delivery or pick up of local produce. They have minimum orders of $25 and can do next-day delivery for orders placed before 3p.m. You can check their delivery area here.
Good Food 2u offer local, organic produce and meal boxes throughout the Ottawa area. You can also add on various options such as meat, fish, dairy and baked goods. Due to high demand, new sign ups are taking a minimum of a week to process.
Veggie Trails is a market garden with a retail stand at the intersection of Richmond Road and Holly Acres. They are currently serving customers with a no-contact porch pick-up. You can email in your order in an evening and they have it ready for pick up the next day. They offer a selection of vegetables, dairy, eggs and meat. Their website is updated regularly to show what is in stock. They are closed Tuesday and Wednesday.
Your Milk Man offers free home delivery for various dairy products. Leave a cooler outside overnight and they deliver between 12-6am. Email matt@yourmilkman to submit an order.
Findlay Creek Apiary offer home delivery of local honey.
Papa Jack’s popcorn on Thurston near Conroy Road is good for flavoured popcorn and other snacks and food. They deliver or offer contactless curbside pick-up.
Want to treat someone for a birthday or Mother's Day, or just to say thank you? Fruit Couture comes highly recommended by one of our Wednesday morning regulars! Order by 5p.m. for next-day delivery.
Or you could use The Choice Concierge for personal shopping and delivery services. Prices start at $25/hour.