COVID-19 has changed our world overnight.

We’re seeing grocery stores with long lines and backlogged online deliveries.

Everyone is doing their best under these circumstances and we’re grateful to all workers providing and supporting essential services.

If you’re still seeking online food delivery options in Toronto, here’s a shortlist of under the radar, local food producers of fruits, produce, meat, dairy, and bread who deliver.

i.e., you’d be purchasing from the person who was directly involved in making / growing your food or one layer away.

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Annex MarketAnnex MarketPrepared meal kits and zerowaste optionsOrder by 9pm, Next Day Pickup After 9am or Home Delivery.Next day pickup / deliveryDelivering from Parkside and Waterfront to Bayview & Eglintonfrom getstencil.com
Doorstep Grocery DeliveryPre-set grocery boxes for couples, families, and for the griller!Pre-orderDelivery within 2 daysToronto, Mississauga, Oakville, Milton, Brampton
Encore Catering Delivering Grocery Staples and prepared meals. Option to donate a Meal to Sunnybrook HospitalOrder before 6pNext day delivery between 11am-5pmTake 10% Off Your Next Order: DELIVERY10
Evergreen's Farm in a BoxEvergreen Farmer's Market @ Brickworks$50 prepared baskets with a selection of local producePre-orderPickup only at Evergreen Brick WorksEvergreen pickup instructions
Feel Good GuruSoups, stews and tonicsPre-order by FridayExpect your order between 11:30AM - to - 1:00PMFeel Good Delivery Zone
Food that BeetsFood that Beets Bread100% organic produce grown in OntarioPre-order24-48 hour deliveryGTAfrom getstencil.com
FoodShareThey use this program to help fund their food insecurity initiativesOrder by Fri and delivery next week. Followup email will tell you which day based on their delivery zonesDelivery within 7 daysFoodShare delivery zonefrom getstencil.com
Fresh City FarmsHas an urban farm based out of Downsview ParkAs of April 18 2020, there is a waitlist for new customers as they are working at maximum capacityCOVID delivery info
Fruitsuite / 100 Km foodsPivoting from Farm to Office to partnering with 100Km foods to offer home deliveries. Check out their "Work From Home" Produce Box!Pre-orderDelivery to GTA & Kitchener Waterloo Area
Go Java GroceryGoJava GroceryFrom coffee to offices and now delivers groceries home Order before 4pNext day deliveryToronto | Etobicoke | Mississauga | Vaughan | Thornhill | Richmond Hill | Markham | Scarboroughfrom getstencil.com
The GoodsReady to eat salads, soups, and smoothies - love their food that heals philosophyOrder before 3pm Sunday thru ThursdayNext day delivery before 5pThe Goods Delivery Zone
Grow Gather & Co.Rare, freshly-curated ingredients delivered to your home; Pre-built basketsPick pre-made basket or build your ownDelivery within 2-3 daysGrow, Gather & Co delivery zone
The Healthy ButcherMidtown base, not just meat.Pre-order before 1pmNext day delivery between 12-8pFREE delivery details
from getstencil.com
K2 MillingFor bakers seeking wholesale organic flour (We use their flour in our breads!!) Not sure they actually deliver but you can pickup or visit one of their stockist Annex MarketPickup just 1h outside of TorontoK2 Milling Place an Order
Life Spring FarmBeyond Organic and Wholistic Agricultural philosophy. Pre-orderDelivery every SaturdayToronto and Kawartha Lakes
Mama Earth OrganicsMama Earth bakeryOne of the original online organic food delivery companiesAs of April 18 2020, there is a waitlist for new customers as they are working at maximum capacityDate determined based on their routes. Usually between 1 and 8 pmDelivery from London to Oshawa, Barrie & GTA
from getstencil.com
Real Food For Real Kids, Real Food Home DeliveryMake real food for schools and daycare centres - Ideal if concerned about allergies. No artifical: colours, flavours, sweeteners
No added nitrates or nitrites
Order ready made meals before 1pm will go out on your region’s next delivery date between 10am - 5pmNext day deliveryReal Food For Real Kids, Real Food Home Delivery
RunnerExpanding beyond LCBO - has Baby, Pantry, Pharmaceuticals and even Toilet paper.Same dayYour order gets delivered on-demand in under 2 hours.Delivery within Toronto and select areas of Mississauga
Sorry I've Got PlantsSorry I've got plants pretzelsPlant based Zerowaste Mealkits 3 days leadDeliveries Sunday - Thurs
Virtual Farmers MarketVirtual farmer's market experience including musicians while you shopPre-order between Thurs 12p and Sunday midnight.Delivery within 7 daysThursday to Sunday - looks like GTAfrom getstencil.com

A big thank you to the following authors who have done an amazing job researching options:

Farmers market vendors who now offer food delivery in Toronto by Amy Carlberg @ BlogTO

Toronto’s Food Scene During Corona by Lisa Borden

Bread and bakery delivery options in Toronto by Amy Carlberg @ BlogTO <– Guess who is mentioned in here!

Coronavirus: Can’t get grocery delivery? Here’s what to do by Natalia Manzocco

Online pet food delivery options in Toronto by Amy Carlberg @ BlogTO

Still not sure how to best get groceries during a pandemic? Is online shopping better than going in person? Should you disinfect everything you buy? by Stephanie Hogan @ CBC

Local grocery stores in Toronto doing pickup or online delivery by neighbourhood by Amy Carlberg @ BlogTO

 

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Non-mainstream food producers who offer online grocery & delivery to Toronto