shops that cater to vegans, at least somewhat


Capers/Whole Foods Markets
2285 West 4th Ave. 604-739-6676
1675 Robson Street 604-687-5288
510 West 8th Avenue 778-370-4210
925 Main Street- the Village at Park Royal, West Vancouver 604-678-0500

A great health-food oriented supermarket. Several locations around Vancouver. Carries such goodies as Veganrella, wheat gluten ‘cutlets’, Earth Balance margarine, Nature’s Path cereals, organic fruits & veggies, vitamins, aromatherapy oils, natural bath products, books, a bakery with a few vegan options, a nice magazine rack, and usually a nice cafe in the store as well.

Choices Market
2627 West 16th Avenue 604-736-0009
3493 Cambie Street 604-677-0302
1202 Richards Street
Natural foods supermarket with a good selection of goods & organic fruits/veggies.

Granville Island Farmer’s Market
1585 Johnston St. 604-666-6477
Farmers selling their own fresh produce. Thursdays 9-6, April through October.

Green International Trading Co.
3048 Main St 604-879-2928
Vegetarian asian health foods, including soya and gluten products.

Karmavore – The Vegan Shop
610 Columbia Street, New Westminster 604.527.4212 or 1.888.90.KARMA
Vegan food, clothing, books, health products and plenty more!

Kea Foods
2600 Main St 604-872-4413
Health-oriented corner market in the hip area of Main street. Great if you live in the area.

Snail House Bakery
5955 Yew St. 778-230-6849
Vegan cakes, cupcakes, biscuits and other goodies.

The Spelt Bakery
2141 East Hastings 604-258-2726
Bakery specializing in Spelt flour with many vegan and vegetarian items.

Veggie Favour
3296 Cambie St. 604-879-2928
Small shop specializing in soy-based faux-meats. Perfect for your non-veg friends and family who are coming to visit, or if you like to enjoy the taste without the guilt! Run by the same family as the 3G Vegetarian Restaurant up the street.


Green Earth Organics
1864 Triumph Street 604-708-2345 Fax: 604-708-5998
Organic grocery and green products delivery recommended to me by a reader.

Small Potatoes Urban Delivery
569 Powell St. 604-215-7783 Fax: 604-215-1264
Organic produce and groceries delivery service for most of Greater Vancouver. Features online ordering!

Health & Beauty

Saje Natural Wellness
Locations throughout Metro Vancouver, BC, and Alberta 1-877-275-7253 / 604-536-7191
100% natural health and beauty products, no animal ingredients or testing. Many local shops & boutiques, or order online. Vancouver-based company.


Karmavore – The Vegan Shop
468 East Columbia Street, New Westminster 604-630-8656
Vegan food, clothing, books, health products and plenty more!

Kitsilano Hemp Company
2918 West 4th Ave. 604-730-1864
Hemp based clothing & other goods.

Mark’s Work Wearhouse
1885 West 4th Ave. 604-736-2678
Retail clothing outlet featuring practical clothes, many cotton/synthetic based.

Mountain Equipment Co-op
130 West Broadway 604-872-7858
Outdoors supply store with a good selection of cotton & synthetic based clothing.

Nice Shoes
3568 Fraser Street 604-558-3000
Cruelty-free and eco-friendly shoe store also featuring vegan accessories.

Queen Bee Luxuries
76 Kingsway 778-737-7936
Vegan body-care, funky clothes & accessories.