Canadians across the country practise social distancing or self-isolation to fight the spread of the COVID-19, and more and more households are considering using grocery delivery services. While major chains like Loblaws and Walmart offer delivery services in many parts of Canada, some local, independent stores in Greater Vancouver offer drop-off services too. And here are the ones we have included in this article. Please email us firstname.lastname@example.org if you have more information.
Specialties: everyday groceries including fresh fruits and vegetables. Great for vegans and vegetarians.
Perks: Free delivery if the purchase is over $30. It covers Vancouver, Burnaby, North Vancouver, and West Vancouver.
Natureway Farm Market
Specialties: organic produce
Vancouver,Burnaby,Richmond: Monday to Sunday Free home delivery for orders over $118
Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Pitt, Meadow, Maple Ridge: Tuesday and Thursday Free home delivery for orders over $118
Surrey, Delta, Langey, Abbortsford: Tuesday, Friday Free home delivery for orders over $148
West/North Vancouver: Wednesday and Saturday Free home delivery for orders over $148
Vancouver Island, includes Nanaimo, Victoria and between: April 19 (Thursday) Free home delivery for orders over $198
However: up to March 22, they have suspended home delivery service for the time being.
Green Leaf Farm
Specialty: fresh produce grown locally in greenhouse
Perks: online order/delivery is only available in Chinese at the moment.
Specialty: award winner for grocery delivery
Perks: min purchase varies in different area. (Downtown Vancouver: $30)
Specialties: groceries and fresh produce
Perks: All online orders will be a minimum of $50.00 dollars excluding tax. All of the delivery times are fully booked until next week. Please keep checking back daily. For Bowen Island customers, please check back on Thursday.
Specialties: Chinese & Asian groceries & products
Perks: Free delivery if the purchase is over $89 with 20 lbs.
Anniversary special: $10 off if the purchase is over $99, through March 31, 2020.
Save On Food
Specialties: everyday groceries,
Perks: While pickup is free, the delivery fee varies by timeslot ($4.95 – $12.95). You can also redeem 2,500 More Rewards Points for free delivery with Promo Code: RD2500. Minimum purchase is $40. Their website is extremely popular and they have reduced available online items.
Perks: There’s a fee of $9.97 for picking, packing, and delivering your order. You must have a minimum order value of $50 (before taxes and fees) to be eligible for Grocery Delivery.
Perks: members only. Free delivery with orders of $75+. No minimum order.
Notes: delivery through Instacart (please see below). Instacart charges a delivery fee and a service fee that are included in the total cost of your order. The service fee is 5% of your order total before taxes.
The delivery fee depends on the size of your order and the delivery time that you choose:
• For orders under $35, the delivery fee is $7.99 for 2-hour delivery and $9.99 for 1-hour delivery
• For orders $35 or more, the delivery fee is $3.99 for 2-hour delivery and $5.99 for 1-hour delivery
Please note: All orders must be $10 or more. Item prices on Instacart may vary from the in-store prices in your area.
Amazon.ca / Whole Foods
Perks: spend $35 or more, get 10% off on items shipped and sold by Amazon.ca
Specialties: Freshly prepared meal kits
Perks: Get $80 off fresh ingredients and easy-to-follow recipes straight to your doorstep, so you can enjoy stress-free home cooking.
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